Climate change affects the genetic diversity of a species. An analysis of the alpine marmot’s genome. 
Published in Current Biology. 
May 20, 2019

Esrrb Unlocks Silenced Enhancers for Reprogramming to Naïve Pluripotency. 
Collaboration project with MPI for Molecular Biomedicine published in Cell Stem Cell. 
June 14, 2018

Illumina NovaSeq 6000 platform installed. 
New production-scale sequencing system at the MPI-MG is up and running. 
Jan 31, 2018

Invitation to the 10th anniversary party of the Max Planck Sequencing Core Facility. 
Ten years after the establishment of our unit, we would like to invite you to join us on Thursday 11th of January at 4pm at our office rooms, for a celebration of the group’s achievements over the decade. 
Jan 1, 2018

Chromium Controller from 10x Genomics installed. New high-throughput single cell analysis platform at the MPI-MG is up and running. 
Dec 8, 2017

Protein interaction perturbation profiling at amino-acid resolution. 
New paper in Nature Methods. 
Oct 16, 2017

Hexaploid sweet potato genome decoded. 
New paper in Nature Plants. 
Aug 21, 2017

Antagonistic Activities of Sox2 and Brachyury Control the Fate Choice of Neuro-Mesodermal Progenitors. 
New paper in Developmental Cell
Aug 17, 2017

Wild tobacco genomes reveal the evolution of nicotine biosynthesis.
New paper in PNAS

June 6, 2017

Characterization of hundreds of regulatory landscapes in developing limbs reveals two regimes of chromatin folding.
New paper in Genome Research

Feb 27, 2017

Formation of new chromatin domains determines pathogenicity of genomic duplications.
New paper in Nature

Oct 13, 2016

Four MPIMG scientists have been named in Germany’s top 50 list of highly cited researchers in the area of molecular genetics and genome research.
Sep 15, 2016

Metabolism determines how genes function.
Max Planck scientists collaborate in international research team on gene expression epistasis.

Feb 1, 2016

Final 1000 Genomes paper now published in Nature. A global reference for human genetic variation.
Oct 1, 2015

Genome Science Meeting organized by Illumina Europe and Max Planck Sequencing Core Facility.
Sep 24, 2015

Genetic diseases shift boundaries within the genome.
May 13, 2015

The decoding of the LilBub Genome.
LilBubome crowdfunding project started.

April 23, 2015

Canary genome decoded: Decipherment of the evolution of hormone-sensitive gene regulation in seasonal singing birds.
Feb 4, 2015

Genome Science Meeting organized by Illumina Europe and Max Planck Sequencing Core Facility.
Sep 4, 2014

NGS data analysis workshop organized by CLC Bio and Max Planck Sequencing Core Facility. 
Apr 23-24, 2014

New yeast two-hybrid interaction screening approach involving next generation sequencing (Y2H-seq) published in Nature Methods
Mar 3, 2013

NGS Pharma conference: NGS workshop organised by Bernd Timmermann
Jan 29, 2013

5th annual meeeting of NGFN: NGS Satellite Symposium organised by Stefan Wiemann and Bernd Timmermann
Dec 11, 2012

1000 Genomes Project: The Phase 1 publication, An Integrated map of genetic variation from 1092 human genomes is now published in Nature.
Nov 1, 2012

New paper about the usage of NGS for characterization of model organism published
Aug 1, 2012

Deutschlandfunk reports about the impact of new sequencing technologies for personalized medicine
Jul 22, 2012

Second Roche Genome Sequencer FLX+ installed
Jun 22, 2012

The 1000 Genomes Project: Data management and Community access paper published in Nature Genetics
Apr 29, 2012

German Ethics Council disputes about usage of new sequencing technologies for medical diagnostics
Mar 22, 2012

New paper about loss-of-function variants in protein-coding genes published in Science
Feb 17, 2012

Mitochondrial genome mutates when reprogrammed
Jul 28, 2011

New paper about the Interlaboratory RObustness of Next-generation sequencing (IRON study) published
Jun 17, 2011

OncoTrack: A new International consortium launches project in the area of genomic cancer diagnostics
Mar 14, 2011

First major 1000 Genomes Project paper out in Nature
Oct 27, 2010

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