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Schneider, Robert

Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider

Institute of Functional Epigenetics,
Helmholtz Zentrum München

Responsibilities

Project A20: Understanding the role of histone short chain lysine acylations in the regulation of chromatin function

Contact

Institute of Functional Epigenetics (IFE)
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Ingolstaedter Landstr. 1
85764 Neuherberg

Phone: +49 (0)89 3187 3586

Website: Institute of Functional Epigenetics

Work group

Project A20

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

  • 1990-1996 Study of Biology (Diploma), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München

Advanced Professional Degrees

  • 1996 Doctoral Degree, LMU, Munich, Advisor: Prof. Regine Kahmann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munchen

Positions Held

  • since 2016 Director of Institute of Functional Epigentics, Helmholtz Zentrum München
  • since 2016 Professor, Faculty of Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
  • 2012-2016 Director de Recherche, Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France
  • 2005-2012 Max Planck Research Group Leader, MPI for Immunobiolgy and Epigenetics, Freiburg
  • 2000-2004 Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. T. Kouzarides, The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK


Honours and Awards

  • 2014 Equipe Labellisée "La Ligue Contre le Cancer"
  • 2012 Member of Laboratory of Excellence (LABEX) consortium Strasbourg
  • 2012 Equipe Labellisée "Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale” (FRM)
  • 2012 Chaire Gutenberg, University of Strasbourg
  • 2011 Associated Member, Epigensys Network of Excellence
  • 2008 ERC Starting Grant awarded
  • 2006 Epigenome Network of Excellence Elected Member (NET)
  • 2006 HFSP Career Development Award (CDA)
  • 2001 HFSP fellowship
  • 2000 EMBO fellowship


Editorial Activities

  • since 2014 Academic Editor, Public Library of Sciences (PLOS), PLOS Genetics


Other Professional Activities

  • since 2015 Member of the Young Investigator (ATIP/Avenir) Selection Committee

  • 2013 Member of Steering Committee of IGBMC International PhD program

  • 2012 Founder of the Nuclear Dynamics and Signalling program, IGBMC

  • 2006-2012 Founding Member and Member of the Steering Committee of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS-MCB) Freiburg

  • 2002-2004 Member of the Faculty of Biology, University of Cambridge


Selected publications

Pradeepa, M.M., Grimes, G.R., Kumar, Y., Olley, G., Taylor, G.C.A., Schneider, R. and Bickmore, W.A. (2016) Histone H3 globular domain acetylation identifies novel enhancers. Nat Genetics 48, 681-6.

Di Cerbo, V., Mohn, F., Ryan, D., Montellier, E., Kacem, S., Tropberger, P., Kallis, E., Holzner, M., Horner, L., Feldmann, A., Richter, F., Bannister, A.J., Mittler, G., Michaelis, J., Khochbin, S., Feil, R., Schübeler, D., Owen-Hughes, T., Daujat, S. and Schneider R. (2014). Acetylation of histone H3 at lysine 64 regulates nucleosome dynamics and facilitates transcription. eLIFe, Mar 25;3:e01632.

Tropberger, P., Pott, S., Keller, .C., Kamieniarz, K., Caron, M., Richter, F., Mittler, G., Liu, E.T., Bühler, M., Margueron, R., and Schneider, R. (2013). Regulation of transcription through acetylation of H3K122 on the lateral surface of the histone octamer. Cell 152, 859-872.

Lange, U.C., Siebert, S., Wossidlo, M., Weiss, T., Ziegler-Birling, C., Walter, J., Torres-Padilla, M.E., Daujat, S. and Schneider, R. (2013). Dissecting the role of H3K64me3 in the mouse pericentromeric heterochromatin pathway. Nature Communications 4, 2233.

Izzo, A., Kamieniarz, K., Ramirez, F., Noureen, N., Kind, J., Thomas, M., Van Steensel, B. and Schneider, R. (2013). The genomic landscape of the somatic linker histone subtypes H1.1 to H1.5 in human cells. Cell Reports 3, 142-54.