Juanma Vaquerizas
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Juanma Vaquerizas


Summary

Since 2012 Juanma (Spanish short form for ‘Juan Manuel’) has been a Max Planck Research Group Leader at the MPI in Muenster where his group focuses on the role of chromatin organisation in development and disease.

He studied Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain and received his PhD from the Spanish National Cancer Centre and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2008) where he worked on the characterisation of the human transcription factor repertoire (Vaquerizas et al., Nat Rev Genet 2009 as a Research Article). Juanma trained as a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Nick Luscombe at the EMBL – European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, UK. Here, in collaboration with Asifa Akhtar’s laboratory he focused on the study of the dosage compensation mechanism in Drosophila melanogaster (Kind*, Vaquerizas* et al., Cell 2008; Vaquerizas et al., PLoS Genet 2010; Conrad et al., Science 2012).

Computational Biology Developmental Biology Genomics

Work details

Max Planck Research Group Leader

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine
October 2012
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Juanma is a Max Planck Research Group Leader at the MPI in Muenster where his group focuses on the role of chromatin organisation in development and disease.