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Alexander Stark

The regulation of gene expression in response to developmental or environmental stimuli is a crucial mechanism in all organisms. We are fascinated by the question how transcription is regulated at the level of enhancer and core-promoter DNA elements, and the transcription factor and cofactor proteins that mediate transcription activation. We use genome-wide functional assays, bioinformatics, and mass-spectrometry; and develop highly-controllable reporter assays that provide direct functional readouts. Our goal is to understand transcription and – ultimately – how transcriptional networks define cellular and developmental programs.

Group Members

Cosmas ARNOLD
Research Associate
Vanja HABERLE
Postdoc
Oliver James HENDY
PhD Student
Jeremy LE COZ
Bioinformatician
Gen LIN
Bioinformatician
Filip NEMCKO
Research Assistant
Christoph NEUMAYR
PhD Student
Michaela PAGANI
Senior Research Assistant
Martina RATH
Senior Research Assistant
Franziska REITER
PhD Student
Rui RIBEIRO CATARINO
PhD Student
Katharina SCHERNHUBER
Research Technician
Leonid SEREBRENI
PhD Student
Alexander STARK
Senior Scientist
Anna VLASOVA
Bioinformatician