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Solovei, Irina

Dr. Irina Solovei

Biozentrum der LMU, Martinsried, Germany


Associated member since 2015


Human Biology and Bioimaging
Biozentrum, Department Biology II
Grosshadernerstr. 2
82152 Martinsried

Phone: + 49 (0)89 2180-74223

Website: http://www.bioimaging.bio.lmu.de/research/research-group_solovei/index.html

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

1981 Diploma in Biology; St.Petersburg University, Russia

Advanced Professional Degrees

1984 PhD; Advisors Dr. O. Chaga and Prof. A. A. Zavarzin, Deapartment of Cytology and Histology, St.Petersburg University, Russia

Positions held

  • since 2009 Principle Investigator in Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Biozentrum, Human Biology and BioImaging group
  • 1996-2009 Senior Research Scientist in Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, laboratory of Prof. T. Cremer
  • 1985-1996 Postdoctoral associate with Prof. E. Gaginskaya, Biological Institute of St.Petersburg University, Russia Honours and Awards
  • 1990-1996 Several Wellcome Trust awards for work in Leicester University in the laboratory of Prof.H.Macgregor

Editorial activities

since 2009 Associated Editor of Chromosome Researcha Selected

CRC project-related publications

Song C, Feodorova Y, Guy J, Peichl L, Jost KL, Kimura H, Cardoso MC, Bird A, Leonhardt H, Joffe B, Solovei I. (2014). DNA methylation reader MECP2: cell type- and differentiation stage-specific protein distribution. Epigenetics & Chromatin, 7, 17

Joffe B, Peichl L, Hendrickson A, Leonhardt H and Solovei I (2014). Diurnality and Nocturnality in Primates: An Analysis from the Rod Photoreceptor Nuclei Perspective. Evol Biol, 41, 1-1

Solovei I, Wang AS, Thanisch K, Schmidt CS, Krebs S, Zwerger M, Cohen TV, Devys D, Foisner R, Peichl L, Herrmann H, Blum H, Engelkamp D, Stewart CL, Leonhardt H and Joffe B (2013). LBR and Lamin A/C Sequentially Tether Peripheral Heterochromatin and Inversely Regulate Differentiation. Cell, 152, 584-598

Eberhart A, Feodorova Y, Song C, Wanner G, Kiseleva E, Furukawa T, Kimura H, Schotta G, Leonhardt H, Joffe B and Solovei I (2013). Epigenetics of eu- and heterochromatin in inverted and conventional nuclei from mouse retina. Chromosome Res, 21, 535-554

Joffe B, Leonhardt H and Solovei I (2010). Differentiation and large scale spatial organization of the genome. Curr Opin Gen Dev, 20, 562-569

Solovei I, Kreysing M, Lanctot C, Koesem S, Peichl L, Cremer T, Guck J and Joffe B (2009). Nuclear Architecture of Rod Photoreceptor Cells Adapts to Vision in Mammalian Evolution. Cell, 137, 356-368