July 2018

June 2018

  • The best time to visit our lab is now: after our lab-cleaning day it is not only spotless but even the incubators smell like fresh flowers! Fantastic!

Mai 2018

  • Ryuma our new postdoc from Japan started working with us: good luck and thanks for the Japanese treats!

March 2018

  • Read about Tina’s discovery of a cleavage preference for Dicer-like proteins – Congratulations to her and Iris! you can also read about its significance here or here.

February 2018

  • “A happy: Hello!”  to our newest members Flurin and Elvis
  • and welcome to Therese to the ranks of PhD student!

January 2018

  • Congrats to Zach (and Mariusz!) for their insight into transgenerational inheritance. Read their review here.

December 2017

  • welcome to our newest member Xyrus who joins us from Massachusetts

November 2017


  • our  1500px-flag_of_italy_2003-2006-svg  crew leaves us with an another amazing apéro – thank you and arrivederci!
  • come next time when the Nowacki group organizes the institute apéro – if not you’re missing something!

October 2017

  • Congrats to Iris for winning a poster prize at the Paramecium meeting

September 2017

  • did you visit us at the “Nacht der Forschung”? see events
  • we welcome Anxhela and Jan to the lab for their Erasmus/student exchange programs.

August 2017
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Aditi successfully defended her PhD – well done!

July 2017

  • Yeay – Dominique’s paper about Piwi Proteins is now online. Great work!

Mai 2017

  • On international workers’ day we welcome our newest PhD student Sebastian.

March 2017

  • Congrats to Iwona for a successful midterm evaluation images
  • Congratulations to Sarah and her crew for their just released Cell paper!
  • Welcome Angela Piersanti, a PhD student who visits us from University of Camerino for a few months.
  • Congrats to Iris for her successful Master thesis. Well deserved – and now welcome to our next PhD student!

February 2017

  • welcome to the lab: Annina, Fabian and Johan.
  • congrats to us for making a lab homepage!