SFB 1309 - Chemical Biology of Epigenetic Modifications

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February 3, 2020    1 - 3 pm    Baeyer Hörsaal

Vorlesung : " Wie entstehen Arzneimittel-Innovationen?"

Prof. Wolfgang Plischke

 

Nach Teilnahme an der Vorlesung findet am 12. Mai 2020 eine kostenlose Exkursion zu den Forschungseinrichtungen der Bayer AG statt. Teilnahmeliste wird zur Vorlesung ausliegen. Nähere Infos erteilt Frau Martina.Schuster@cup.uni-muenchen.de

 

 

May 19, 2020    1 - 6 pm    Römerforum (K0.0015, BioSysM building)

Lectures    We invite 4 guest speakers to chemical phamaceutical topics.

More information will be provided soon!

 

 

September 13 - 17, 2020    Tiroler Bildungsinstitut "Grillhof", Innsbruck, Austria

Summer school of IRTG and Retreat

More information will be provided soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Headquarters of the SFB1309 will be the Institute for Chemical Epigenetics Munich ICEM
which is currently under construction.

Picture: Architekturbüro FRITSCH + TSCHAIDSE ARCHITEKTEN GMBH

 

The Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 1309) "Chemical Biology of Epigenetic Modifications" deals with the small chemical modifications of biomolecules. These epigenetic changes represent a second information level in the genetic makeup and play a crucial role in the regulation of various vital processes. The new CRC aims at explaining the chemical language of the modifications and at better understanding its origin and function. To do so, the scientists want to examine epigenetic mechanisms with the help of analytic and synthetic methods and identify the proteins involved. This way, the way for new options for the therapy of diseases such as cancer and certain mental disorders is to be opened up and paved.

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