• DEEP successfully hosts the IHECAnnual Meeting 2017 in Berlin, Germany

    October 17, 2017

    For the second time the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and DEEP had the pleasure to host the annual meeting of the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) as well as the IHEC “Science Days” Symposium at the Kaiserin Friedrich Haus in Berlin.  From 12 to 14 October 2017, nearly 200 epigenomics scientists and funding agency members from around the world used...


  • DEEP Researchers Welcome International Human Epigenome Consortium to Berlin

    October 10, 2017

    Annual Meeting and scientific Symposium taking place in the German capital from 12 to 14 October


  • DEEP paper among top three of all Epigenetics & Chromatin articles in 2016

    February 07, 2017

    The DEEP consortium is very proud of having published the second most cited article 2016 in the open access journal “Epigenetics & Chromatin”. The article “Epigenetic dynamics of monocyte-to-macrophage differentiation” was issued within a major coordinated paper release by the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC). It deals with the discovery of a phagocytic gene network that is...


  • DEEP in the Media: Prof. Jörn Walter on the Importance and Future Perspectives of Epigenomic Research in Germany & Europe

    January 19, 2017

    In an article recently published by the German “Saarbrücker Zeitung” Prof. Jörn Walter, scientific coordinator of DEEP, shares his views on the current state of epigenomic research and the impact epigenetics has on modern-day medicine. Moreover, Walter outlines latest scientific achievements of the DEEP research teams and highlights the interplay between biology and informatics: “Epigenomics is...


  • Taking Epigenetic Research a Major Step Forward

    January 04, 2017

    In response to the contribution of DEEP research teams to the coordinated release of 41 papers by the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) last November, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has published an online article highlighting the achievements of DEEP for international epigenome research. Four manuscripts resulting from studies within DEEP are part of this...


  • DEEP contributes to major coordinated paper release by International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC)

    November 17, 2016

    DEEP scientists release four manuscripts as part of a collection of 41 papers published in Cell, Cell Press-associated and other high-impact journals


  • DEEP Annual Meeting 2016

    October 10, 2016

    Starting into the final year of the project, partners of the German epigenome programme DEEP gathered on October 05-06 at the Medical Faculty of the University of Duisburg-Essen for its fourth annual meeting. 60 participants from 17 DEEP partner groups presented their work progress. Coordinator Jörn Walter summarized the achievements of the meeting: “We are well in plan with our aims and goals,...