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Registration open: IRI Summer School "Epigenetics meets mathematics"

The combination of experimental epigenetics with theoretical biology is immensely powerful but surprisingly rare. The IRI Summer School “Epigenetics meets mathematics“ aims to inspire experimentalists and theoreticians in epigenetics research each to engage with the other discipline.


Date: July 2nd – 8th, 2017

Venue: IRI Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


Application deadline: May 14th 2017



More information and registration


The programme offers outstanding PhD students and Postdocs, who work experimentally or theoretically in epigenetics research, a comprehensive overview of current research combining theoretical biology and experimental epigenetics in lectures and workshops held by internationally renowned experts.


Invited speakers include:


Luca Giorgetti (Basel)

Hanspeter Herzel (Berlin)

Martin Howard (Norwich)

Edda Klipp (Berlin) 

Davide Mazza (Milan)

Nacho Molina (Illkirch)

Mario Nicodemi (Naples)

Ana Pombo (Berlin)

Marc Rehmsmeier (Berlin)

Leonie Ringrose (Berlin)

Kim Sneppen (Copenhagen)


All costs for travelling, accommodation and course materials will be covered for successful applicants.


The IRI Summer School “Epigenetics meets mathematics” is kindly funded by Volkswagen Foundation.