Platzer Research Group

Current Projects

  • Towards a novel model for aging research: Genome analysis of the short-lived seasonal fish Nothobranchius furzeri
  • Exploring natural ways to exceptional long healthspan – The naked mole-rat case (SAW 2012)
  • Molecular basis of delayed ageing in mammals with highly divergent ageing rates: African mole-rats Fukomys sp. (DFG GZ: PL 173/B-1)
  • Impact of DNA methylation on the aging of the brain (EU/BrainAGE)
  • Development of bioinformatics approaches for assembly and repeat annotation of complex genomes

Contact

PD Dr. Matthias Platzer

Matthias Platzer
Group Leader
+49 3641 65-6240
matthias.platzer@leibniz-fli.de

Patricia Möckel
Secretary
+49 3641 65-6240
patricia.moeckel@leibniz-fli.de


Team

Name Phone Email Position
Matthias Platzer +49 3641 656241 matthias.platzer@leibniz-fli.de Group Leader
Maja Kinga Olecka +49 3641 656453 maja.dziegelewska@leibniz-fli.de Doctoral Student
Martin Bens +49 3641 656801 martin.bens@leibniz-fli.de Scientist
Arne Sahm +49 3641 656050 arne.sahm@leibniz-fli.de Scientist
Cornelia Luge +49 3641 656442 cornelia.luge@leibniz-fli.de Research Engineer
Susanne Fabisch +49 3641 656245 susanne.fabisch@leibniz-fli.de Technical Assistant
Silke Förste +49 3641 656243 silke.foerste@leibniz-fli.de Technical Assistant