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Award-winning doctoral thesis has been completed at the MPI for Molecular Genetics more

Duplications and inversions of DNA segments lead to the masculinization of female moles more

The company expand its technology portfolio to include precision dispensing technologies more

ERC Starting Grant to help explain stable gene expression more

Updated preprint published in Nature / Charité launches new study more

Epigenetic regulatory factors under scrutiny more

Hi-C method improves detection of breaks and rearrangements in the genome more

Newly discovered epigenetic regulatory mechanism rapidly adds and removes modifications from the DNA in human stem cells more

Biophysicist Edda Schulz included in the Lise Meitner Excellence program more

Berlin researchers discover new pathomechanism of hereditary diseases in cell condensates more

After five weeks of emergency operation, the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics begins a cautious resumption of laboratory operations on April 27, 2020. With strict safety regulations, at least parts of the experimental lab work shall start again. more

Berlin's non-university research institutions are joining forces more

Alexander Meissner, Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPIMG) in Berlin, received an Honorary Professorship of Freie Universität (FU) Berlin. Previously, Meissner was Professor at Harvard University. more

First direct analysis of pathogenic sequence repeats in the human genome more

Multifunctional tool CRUP makes enhancer prediction quick and easy more

During the transition phase between the stem cell state and specialized cells, a molecular barrier is established. It controls the efficiency of reprogramming more

Stefan Mundlos, from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, explains why there will be no designer babies in the near future more

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August 08, 2019

Formation of the 3D structure and specific interaction between genes and enhancers represent independent layers of gene regulation more

Scientists develop a molecular recording tool that enables in vivo lineage tracing of embryonic cells more

Scientists elucidate how the inactivation of X chromosomes is initiated in female organisms more

Decoding Lil BUB

March 04, 2019

Crowdfunded project reveals genome of internet celebrity cat more

New technology enables single cell analysis of mouse embryonic development more

Stripes in the genome

February 12, 2019

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics describe tissue-specific formation of architectural stripes driven by enhancer activity and CTCF elements more

Dynamic changes in the structure of chromatin controls the development of arms and legs more

Turkish researcher explores how developing life is shaped more

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