Andreas Ladurner

is the Coordinator of the Marie Skłodowska Curie ITN ChroMe. He is Chair of Physiological Chemistry at the Biomedical Center of the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. Born in 1971 in Italy, he studied biochemistry at the University of York, UK. He obtained his PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK and pursued a postdoc at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of California in Berkeley, USA. Before becoming Group Leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, he worked as Editor of Nature Structural & Molecular Biology in New York, USA, He joined LMU Munich in 2010, where his team continues to explore new frontiers in gene-environment interactions.

Marcus Buschbeck

is the co-coordinator of the Marie Skłodowska Curie ChroMe ITN. He has been trained in molecular cancer research and chromatin biology at several institutions that include the Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, the University of Oxford and the Center of Genomic Regulation. In 2009 he has combined the two fields to start his own lab at the IMPPC, a small institute embedded in the biomedical research Campus Can Ruti located in the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. By joining the Josep Carreras Institute in Leukemia Research on the same campus at the beginning of 2015 he has also started new lines of research focusing on the hematopoietic stem cell defects known as myelodysplastic syndromes and the blood cancer myeloid leukemia. Currently, he is further coordinating the the translational RESPONSE network, which is one of few collaborative projects funded under the Spanish Ministry’s Excellence scheme.

Juliane Lauks

is the manager of the Marie Skłodowska Curie ChroMe ITN. She is a psychologist by training, holding a PhD in Neuroscience from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Despite her love for research, she decided against a career at the bench and moved on to the University of Tübingen, Germany, to coordinate the PhD progam in experimental medicine. A fellowship in medical management and hospital administration lead her to the University Hospital of Basel, where she worked as a business analyst for several years in the IT department. Missing the academic environment, she joined the Ladurner lab in 2017.