Epigenetics teach us more about life's fantastic complexity

Today, he leads a research team whose ambition is to try to understand why for instance a root cell is a root cell and not a leaf cell; how come every cell has its own “destiny”?

Gigantic mapping of mankind's machinery

They are mapping all proteins, all of the cogs in the human machinery that converts the gene blueprint into a real, functioning body.

Molecules of importance for obesity, diabetes and neurological diseases

By studying life's smallest building blocks he wants to find explanations for larger biological contexts.