Leif S. Ludwig has been awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Young Investigator Award 2023.
Simon Haas has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. He will receive €1.5 million over five years.
Michael Sigal has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. He will receive €1.5 million over five years.
Ana Pombo got elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences.
Marina Chekulaeva has been accepted into the DFG Heisenberg program.
Simon Haas has received the Young Investigator Award 2022 of the German Stem Cell Network (GSCN).
Stefanie Grosswendt has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. She will receive €1.5 million over a period of five years.
Jan Philipp Junker has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant. He will receive €2 million over five years.
Darío Lupiáñez has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant. He will receive €2 million over five years.
Darío Lupiáñez has been selected as one of 26 researchers for the EMBO Young Investigator Programme. Starting in January 2022, Lupiáñez and his team will receive both financial and practical support for a period of four years.
Stefanie Grosswendt has received the BSIO Female Independence Award for her research on new methods to analyse cell interaction in embryos and neuroblastoma, an early childhood cancer, at the level of the individual cell.
Jan-Philipp Junker has been awarded a generous DFG Sequencing Grant, together with fellow researcher Professor Nikolay Ninov from the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) at TU Dresden, for their research on cell regeneration in zebrafish. The DFG will fund a doctoral and a postdoctoral position and consumable materials as well as providing the two researchers with a budget of around €380,000 for the sequencing work.
Leif Ludwig has received the Hector Research Career Development Award for his research into the DNA of cellular power plants, the mitochondria. The award supports particularly talented young scientists as they embark on the first steps of their research careers.
Ana Pombo: Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund - 4D Nucleome Program to support research of a multi-team consortium led by UC San Diego in the U.S on DNA organization inside cell nuclei and functions in space and time.
MDC researcher Jan Philipp Junker and his collaborator Maria Colomé-Tatché at Helmholtz Center Munich have received a €200,000 grant to improve big data processing to better understand how gene networks are wired together during development and disease.
Jan Philipp Junker:
Stephan Preibisch und Thoralf Niendorf:
Marina Chekulaeva, DFG grant to dissect the mechanisms of miRNA function in establishment of neuronal polarity
Marina Chekulaeva, grant from the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF), with Igor Ulitsky, Weizmann Institute of Science
Marina Chekulaeva, Coordinator of the EU-JPND multi-national consortium “localMND: Common architecture of local proteome, transcriptome and translatome across Motor Neuron disorders”
Uwe Ohler, DFG International Research Training Group 2403 "Dissecting and re-engineering the regulatory genome" (includes Pombo, Rajewsky, Zinzen)
Ana Pombo, elected
Robert Zinzen, SPP1738.2 - Emerging roles of non-coding RNAs in nervous system development and disease
Altuna Akalin, Ulf Landmesser, BIH TT Fund Pharma 2017, use of circulating cell-free DNA methylation as a diagnostic tool
Mario Nicodemi, Einstein BIH Visiting Fellow, hosted by Ana Pombo
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Norbert Hübner and Jan Philipp Junker,
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Stephan Preibisch,
Altuna Akalin, BMBF Summer School, Computer-based genomics in systems and precision medicine
Altuna Akalin, Uwe Ohler, BMBF de.NBI (deutsche nationale Bioinformatik-Infrastruktur); Epigenetics network (lead Benedikt Brors, DKFZ)
Marina Chekulaeva, Markus Landthaler, Uwe Ohler, Nikolaus Rajewsky, Matthias Selbach, DFG SPP 1935 "Deciphering the mRNP code" (multiple subprojects)
Jan Philipp Junker, ARCHES prize of the Minerva Stiftung in collaboration with Erez Levanon, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Jan Philipp Junker, European Research Council Starting Grant
Markus Landthaler, Uwe Ohler, BMBF e:Bio "caRNAtion" (lead Michael Gotthardt, MDC)
Markus Landthaler, GlaxoSmithKline Foundation’s Science Prize
Uwe Ohler, SFB TR175 "The green hub" (lead Dario Leister, LMU)
Roland Schwarz, Prize of the BBAW, donated by the Monika Kutzner Foundation
Altuna Akalin, De.NBI - Establishment phase Central Coordination Unit (CCU): RNA Bioinformatics Center (RBC)
Altuna Akalin, Uwe Ohler, Nils Blüthgen, BIH/Terminate-NB
Uwe Ohler, Nikolaus Rajewsky, BMBF de.NBI (deutsche nationale Bioinformatik-Infrastruktur); RNA Bioinformatics Center (lead Rolf Backofen, Uni Freiburg)
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Jutta Steinkötter, Altuna Akalin,
Nikolaus Rajewsky,in collaboration with 3 international scientists
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Honorary PhD in Human Genetics and Medical Biology,
Robert Zinzen, SPP1738 - Emerging roles of non-coding RNAs in nervous system development and disease
Uwe Ohler, National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, R01 Transformative Research Award (team with Dinshaw Patel, Tom Tuschl)
Uwe Ohler, HFSP research grant (team with Casey Bergman, Pavel Tomancak)
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Kick-off funding through the competitive federal initiative “Spitzenforschung in den neuen Bundesländern” (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) & the Senate of Berlin)
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Global Distinguished Professor,
Samantha Mendonsa, Chekulaeva lab, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) PhD Fellowship
Jose Muino, Ohler lab, DFG Funding
Inga Loedige, Chekulaeva lab and Ohler lab, DFG Funding
Emanuel Wyler, Landthaler lab, BIH QUEST Open Data Award
Jennifer A. Giannini, Pombo lab, German-American Fulbright Study/Research Award, Fulbright Commission
Warren Winick-Ng, Pombo lab, MDC Young Science Transfer Award
Elena Torlai Triglia, Pombo lab, BIH QUEST Open Data Award
Christin Sünkel and Nikolaos Karaiskos, N Rajewsky lab, MDC BOOST grant
Florian Massip, Roland Schwarz lab, Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale Scolarship
Ismail Özcan, Tursun lab DAAD PhD Fellowship
Bo Hu, Junker lab, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes PhD Fellowship
Jonas Peters, Landthaler lab, Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung Scolarship
Izabela Harabula, Pombo lab, Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship
Nikita Vladimirov, Preibisch lab,
Samantha Praktiknjo, N Rajewsky lab, BSIO Postgraduate Early Independency Grant
Ivano Legnini, N Rajewsky lab, EMBO Fellowship
Roberto Moreno-Ayala, JP Junker lab, CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Gesa Loof, Pombo lab, Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grant
Stephan Preibisch & Simone Reber (Varun Kapoor),
Yuliang Qu, B Tursun lab, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship
Camilla Ciolli Mattioli, Chekulaeva lab, Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Stiftung PhD Fellowship
Scott Lacadie, Ohler lab, Stiftung Charité BIH Delbrück Fellowship
Elena Torlai Triglia, Pombo lab, EMBO Short Term Fellowship (ASTF 336-2015)
Christin Stottmeister, N Rajewsky lab, Böhringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship
Nida ul Fatima, Tursun lab, NUST Program
Mei He, Tursun lab, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship
Marta Mauri, Chekulaeva lab, DAAD PhD Scholarship
Stefanie Grosswendt, N Rajewsky lab, EMBO Short-term Fellowship
Caibin Sheng, Loewer lab, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship
Alina Munteanu, Ohler Lab, DAAD visiting PhD fellowship
Neelanjan Mukherjee, Ohler lab, Marie Curie IIF Postdoctoral Fellowship
Marlon Kazmierczak, Tursun lab, MDC Fellowship Committee PhD Fellowship
Tao Chen, Chen lab, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship
Mei-Sheng Xiao, Chen lab, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship
Qingsong Gao, Chen lab, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD Scholarshi
Miha Milek, Landthaler lab, Marie Curie IEF Postdoctoral Fellowship
Benedikt Obermayer, N Rajewsky lab, MDC Fellowship Committee Delbrück Fellowship
Oktay Kaplan, Tursun lab, Helmholtz Postdoc Program & EMBO Long-term Fellowship
Erik McShane, Selbach lab, MDC Fellowship Committee PhD Fellowship
Yasuhiro Murakawa, Landthaler lab, DAAD PhD Scholarship