Jan Philipp Junker – short CV


Education and Positions

  • since November 2015: group leader at BIMSB (MDC Berlin)
  • 2013 – 2015: Senior postdoc at Hubrecht Institute; Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2010 – 2012: Postdoc at MIT; Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 2006 – 2009: PhD in biophysics at TU München; Munich, Germany
  • 2001 – 2005: Undergraduate studies in physics at TU München; Munich, Germany

Current funding

  • ERC starting grant
  • Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Network Grant
  • Minerva ARCHES award
  • Helmholtz Incubator Grant “Sparse2Big”
  • CZI grant “Pilot Projects for a Human Cell Atlas”


Key Publications

Spanjaard B.; Hu B.; Mitic N.; Olivares-Chauvet P.; Janjuha S.; Ninov N.; Junker J.P.;
Simultaneous lineage tracing and cell type identification using CRISPR/Cas9 induced genetic scars
Nature Biotechnology (2018), 36: 469-473

Junker J.P.; Peterson K.A.; Nishi Y.; Mao J.; McMahon A.P.; van Oudenaarden A.
A predictive model of bifunctional transcription factor signaling during embryonic tissue patterning
Developmental Cell (2014), 31 (4): 448-460

Junker J.P.; Noel E.S.; Guryev V.; Peterson K.A.; Shah G.; Huisken J.; McMahon A.P.; Berezikov E.; Bakkers J.; van Oudenaarden A.
Genome-wide RNA tomography in the zebrafish embryo
Cell (2014), 159 (3): 662-675

Junker J.P.; van Oudenaarden A.
Every cell is special: genome-wide studies add a new dimension to single-cell biology
Cell (2014), 157 (1): 8-11

Junker J.P.; Ziegler F.; Rief M.
Ligand-dependent equilibrium fluctuations of single calmodulin molecules
Science (2009), 323 (5914): 633-637

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