Molecular Epidemiology


The group of Molecular Epidemiology has three major working areas:

  • Molecular analysis of complex diseases in large epidemiologic cohorts (Diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular and atopic diseases, lung cancer)
  • Biobanking (Storage of biological materials like plasma, serum, genomic DNA and cells; preparation of genomic DNA, EBV immortalisation)
  • Molecular method: Genotyping (Illumina, Affymetrix, Sequenom, TaqMan)

Research Unit Molecular Epidemiology

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