Prof. Dr. Jörn Walter

Professorship for Genetics

Professor Dr. Jörn Walter


Prof. Walter's research group focuses on the investigation of epigenetic phenomena associated with development and disease. 

The following research areas are of particular interest:

  • Characterization and functional analysis of imprinted genes
  • Epigenetic mapping of genomes (Epigenomics)
  • Research into epigenetic programs in stem cells
  • Evolution of epigenetic mechanisms
  • Homepage of the working group



Contact information

Postal adress

Universität des Saarlandes
Genetik/ Epigenetik
Campus, Geb. A2.4
66123 Saarbrücken


Nicole Jundel
Geb. A2.4, Raum 0.09
Tel.: ++49/ 681/ 302-2425
Fax: ++49/ 681/ 302-2703