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educator , Molecular biologist

Gunnar Schotta, German molecular biologist, educator. Achievements include research in mechanisms of epigenetic gene regulation; discovery of novel epigenetic modification H4K20me3 at repressive chromatin and introducing it with Suv4-20h enzymes.

Background

Schotta, Gunnar was born on January 21, 1972 in Meissen, Germany. Son of Hans-Jürgen and Margitta Schotta.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Martin-Luther University, Halle, 2002.

Career

Postdoctoral Institute Molecular Pathology, Vienna, 2003—2008. Professor Ludwig-Maximilian-U., Munich, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in mechanisms of epigenetic gene regulation. Discovery of novel epigenetic modification H4K20me3 at repressive chromatin and introducing it with Suv4-20h enzymes.

Connections

father:
Hans-Jürgen Schotta

mother:
Margitta Schotta