Once a month we meet and discuss running and upcoming projects in Epigenetics and Infection.
Join us on the following Wednesdays at noon in N27, ground floor R00.014

September 27Thomas Günther, HPI (AG Grundhoff)
November 1Indra Bekere, UKE (AG Aepfelbacher)
December 6Andrea Pirosu, UKE (AG Dandri)
January 17Konstantin von Stromberg, HPI (AG Dobner)
February 2Scientific Retreat 12- 6pm Hotel Gastwerk
February 21Linn von Pein, UHH (AG Kehr)
March 21Denise Ohnezeit, UKE (AG Fischer)
April 25Lisa Amelung, UHH (Hoth) + Linn von Pein, UHH (Kehr),
Biozentrum Klein Flottbek, 5.15pm kleiner Hörsaal
May 23Ulrike Lange, UKE/HPI back at the UKE again…lunchtime
June 20Simon Weissmann, HPI (AG Grundhoff)
October 24guest speaker Dr. SabrinaJabs, Cossart lab, Institute Pasteur, Paris
November 21Jaqueline Fröhlich, HPI (AG Grundhoff)
December 19 Indra Bekere, UKE (AG Aepfelbacher)
January 23Konstantin von Stromberg, Dobner lab
February 20invited speaker: Anna Sawicka,
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry,
March 27Denise Ohnezeit, Fischer lab
April 24Andrea Pirosu, Dandri lab
May 29Lisa Amelung, Hoth lab; Linn von Pein, Kehr lab
June 19Simon Weismann, Grundhoff lab
July 17Ulrike Lange, Lange lab
October 23Nicola Wanner, PhD (T. Huber lab),
Epigenetics in renal development
November 20Prof Florian Erhard,
Institute for Virology and Immunobiology,
Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg,
Würzburg, Germany.
scSLAM-seq reveals core features of transcription dynamics
in single cells.
December 11tba
January 22Jacqueline Fröhlich, Grundhoff lab
February 19Indra Bekere, Aepfelbacher lab
March 18Konstantin von Stromberg, Dobner lab
April 22invited speaker: Michael Filarsky, CSSB,
Center for Structural and Systems Biology Hamburg
May 20Denise Ohnezeit, Fischer lab
June 24Andrea Pirosu, Dandri lab
July 29Lisa Amelung, Hoth lab and Linn von Pein, Kehr lab
August 19Simon Weissmann, PhD Grundhoff lab


Invited speaker will present their latest research in Epigenetics/Chromatin/Infection integrated in the seminar series at the Heinrich-Pette Institute (HPI), Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, Hamburg,
Location: Ferdinand Bergen Auditorium, HPI


November 30th  3.15pm

  • Prof. Steven A. Johnsen, PhD
  • Professor for Translational Cancer Research
    Clinic for General, Visceral and Pediatric Surgery Göttingen, Germany
Title: Epigenetic and Transcriptional Regulation of Cellular Plasticity


February 15th 1.15pm

  • Prof. Stefan Bonn
    Institute of Medical Systems Biology
    Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Title: Path(ogen)s to disease, a holistic view on host-pathogen interaction using systems biology

March 22th 1.15pm

  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Schultze
    University of Bonn | LIMES Institute
    Genomics & Immunoregulation
Title: Single Cell Genomics to better understand myeloid differentiation and plasticity

May 3rd    1pm

  • Prof. Lars Dölken
    Head of the Institute for Virology and Immunobiology University Würzburg, Germany
Title: Systems biology analysis of herpes simplex virus infection

Oktober 11th 1pm

  • Prof. Benedikt Kaufer
    Institute for Virology, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), Germany
Title: Herpesvirus latency: From neuronal models to integration into host telomeres


February 21st  9.30am

  • Dr. Jo Perish
    Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
Title: Epigenetic regulation of differentiation-dependent HPV gene expression


January 15th  5.15pm

  • Prof. Etienne Bucher, Biozentrum Klein Flottbek, Basel
Title: Plant epigenetics

March 12nd  noon

  • Heinrich-Pette Institut, Ferdinand Bergen Auditorium:
    Prof. James DeCaprio, Dana Faber Cancer Institute, Harvard University, Boston
Title: How does Merkel cell polyomavirus make a neuroendocrine carcinoma?

April 30nd  noon

  • Heinrich-Pette Institut, Ferdinand Bergen Auditorium:
    Prof. Enzo Tramontano, Università di Cagliari, Italy
Title: tba