Biography Peter Tessarz

Max Planck Research Group Tessarz

Scientific Career

2014 - present Max Planck Research Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2009 - 2014 Research Associate
Group of Tony Kouzarides, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
2008 Postdoctoral Fellow
Group of Bernd Bukau, ZMBH, University of Heidelberg, Germany                                               


2003 - 2008 Graduate work (Dr. rer. nat.)
summa cum laude , Group of Bernd Bukau, ZMBH, University of Heidelberg, Germany
2003                                         Diploma in Biochemistry
Group of Rodnina Rodnina Institute for Physical Biochemistry, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany
2000 - 2003 Studies in Biochemistry
University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany


2004 Kekulé-Fellowship of the 'Fonds der chemischen Industrie'      


2022 - 2024  Marga and Walter Boll Foundation                                                                                        
2021 - 2024  BMBF Research Consortium IDEpiCo
2019 - 2020  CECAD Seed Funding
Single-cell epigenomics in the ageing liver
2017 - 2020 DFG Research Grant
H2AQ105 methylation, molecular mechanism of a novel histone modification
2014  Kekulé-Fellowship of the 'Fonds der chemischen Industrie'      
2013 - 2016  BBSRC project grant
Glutamine methylation and its role in regulating FACT binding to chromatin
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