Our lab is located at

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG)

Pfotenhauerstraße 108

01307 Dresden 




Telephone: +49 351 210-2406


We are always looking for motivated

  • Masters students,

  • PhD students, and

  • postdocs.

Given the interdisciplinary nature of our work, we welcome people from all areas of the life sciences.


We will be relocating to the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) early in 2021.


If you are interested in joining us there, please send an email with:

  • a description of research interests,

  • a CV and if possible, 

  • names of 3 references 

to Nadine Vastenhouw (for now still at


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not traveling much at the moment.

But we are looking forward to seeing you soon, either online or in person.


Meet Edlyn

November 16-19, 2020 Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology [virtual]

Meet Nadine

April 18-21, 2021 Warwick, UK

British Society for Developmental Biology Annual Spring Meeting

Meet Nadine

May 6, 2021 Göttingen, Germany

Max Planck Department of Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Meet the lab

May 15-18, 2021 Vienna, Austria

EMBO Workshop: Awakening the genome

Meet the lab

June 16-20, 2021 Montréal, Canada

The 16th International Zebrafish Conference