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.
Schotta, Gunnar was born on January 21, 1972 in Meissen, Germany. Son of Hans-Jürgen and Margitta Schotta.
Doctor of Philosophy, Martin-Luther University, Halle, 2002.
Postdoctoral Institute Molecular Pathology, Vienna, 2003—2008. Professor Ludwig-Maximilian-U., Munich, since 2008.