Dr. rer. nat.

Jan-Michael Peters

Jan-Michael Peters

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2014

  • Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP)


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Cell biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular biology



Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO
  • German Society of Cell Biology

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Binder Innovation Prize
  • ERC Advanced Grant
  • Novartis-Preis
  • EMBO Young Investigator Award

Selected Publications:

  • Tedeschi, A.; Wutz, G.; Huet, S.; Jaritz, M.; Wuensche, A. et al. [..] (2013) Wapl is an essential regulator of chromatin structure and chromosome segregation. Nature, Bd. 501 (7468), S. 564-568.
  • Nishiyama, Tomoko; Ladurner, Rene; Schmitz, Julia; Kreidl, Emanuel; Schleiffer, Alexander et al. [..] (2010) Sororin mediates sister chromatid cohesion by antagonizing Wapl. Cell, Bd. 143 (5), S. 737-49.
  • Hutchins, James; Toyoda, Yusuke; Hegemann, Björn; Poser, Ina; Hériché, Jean-Karim et al. [..] (2010) Systematic analysis of human protein complexes identifies chromosome segregation proteins. Science, Bd. 328 (5978), S. 593-9.
  • Herzog, Franz; Primorac, Ivana; Dube, Prakash; Lenart, Peter; Sander, Björn et al. [..] (2009) Structure of the anaphase-promoting complex/cyclosome interacting with a mitotic checkpoint complex. Science, Bd. 323 (5920), S. 1477-81.
  • Kueng, Stephanie; Hegemann, Björn; Peters, Beate; Lipp, Jesse; Schleiffer, Alexander et al. [..] (2006) Wapl controls the dynamic association of cohesin with chromatin. Cell, Bd. 127 (5), S. 955-67.