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About the Spring School

The school introduces basic issues in epigenetics, associated molecular mechanisms and how they affect gene activity. Theoretical concepts, state of the art technologies and latest advances in epigenetic research will be presented with a special focus on civilization diseases.
The course will be held as a series of talks given by leading experts in the field complemented by seminars about practical aspects of epigenetics research.
The attendees have the possibility to present their own results (poster, short talk).

Final program is now available [more information]

May 30th
Public Lecture
"Warum wir keine Sklaven unserer Gene sind!" 
[more information]

Ph.D. candidates and early stage postdoctoral fellows with and without prior knowledge in epigenetics.

Conference language


Travel expenses and accommodation are not covered by the registration fee. Please contact us for support if nessessary. See a Opens internal link in current windowlist of hotels on our website.

Venue: IZBI, Härtelstraße 16-18, 04107 Leipzig;  Entrance via backyard  [more information]

Places of evening events and lecture halls [more information]


Andrea Wittrodt
Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases (LIFE)
Phillip-Rosenthal-Str. 27
04103 Leipzig

Phone +(49) 341 9716723
Mail epischool(at)life.uni-leipzig.de




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