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The Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) / Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1324 is financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG)



Open Positions

Join our SFB 1324 to become part of an interactive and interdisciplinary team with a focus on Wnt signaling!


Following positions are available:


  • PhD student in the lab of Prof. Matias Simons at the Institute of Human Genetics of the University Hospital Heidelberg: simons-lab.de/phdstudent-wan
  • PhD student in the lab of Dr. Josephine Bageritz at the Centre for Organismal Studies (Heidelberg University): PhD Project
  • Technician in the lab of Dr. Josephine Bageritz at the Centre for Organismal Studies (Heidelberg University): Technician

Wnt Seminar


Monday, June 7, 3pm

Lucas Flatten (Z02, Nienhaus):

"Quantitative lattice light sheet microscopy"


Ulrike Engel (Z02):

"Advanced Fluorescence Microscopy in HEK, Hydra and Heidelberg"




Wnt Talks


Session 1: Thursday, June 17, 11 am CET
Session 2: Thursday, June 17, 6 pm CET



Inverso D, Shi J, Lee KH, Jakab M, Ben-Moshe S, Kulkarni SR, Schneider M, Wang G, Komeili M, Vélez PA, Riedel M, Spegg C, Ruppert T, Schaeffer-Reiss C, Helm D, Singh I, Boutros M, Chintharlapalli S, Heikenwalder M, Itzkovitz S, Augustin HG. Dev Cell. 2021 Jun 7;56(11):1677-1693.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2021.05.001. Epub 2021 May 25. PMID: 34038707

DKFZ Press release No30c

The Wnt-specific astacin proteinase HAS-7 restricts head organizer formation in Hydra

Ziegler B, Yiallouros I, Trageser B, Kumar S, Mercker M, Kling S, Fath M, Warnken U, Schnölzer M, Holstein TW, Hartl M, Marciniak-Czochra A, Stetefeld J, Stöcker W, Özbek S. BMC Biol. 2021 Jun 9;19(1):120. doi: 10.1186/s12915-021-01046-9. PMID: 34107975

Public outreach


SFB1324 Management office

Heidelberg University

Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)

Im Neuenheimer Feld 230

69120 Heidelberg



Photo gallery

Quelle: 20200215_RNZ_HEIDELBERG_HD_27


Überlebensstrategien 13.02.2020

SFB1324: "Musterbildung"

Photo: C.Bastert


2nd SFB1324 Retreat 27.-28.05.2019

Tagungszentrum Villa Bosch, Heidelberg

Alexander Aulehla and Ana Martin-Villalba

Elected EMBO Members

(July 07, 2020, Heidelberg)


Prof. Jeroen Krijgsveld received Award for Mass Spectrometry in Life Sciences 2020

(March 2020, DGMS)


ERC Consilidator Grant for Alexander Aulehla

Prof. Dr. Irmgard Sinning received Eduard-Buchner-Preis

Press release


ERC Synergy Grant for Michael Boutros, Wolfgang Huber (EMBL), Jan Lohmann (Universität Heidelberg) and Oliver Stegle (EMBL/DKFZ)

press release_241018



Herbert Steinbeisser M.D. Fellowships

In memory of Professor Dr. Herbert Steinbeisser, the SFB1324 offers fellowships to support medical students during experimental research projects that comprise part of their M.D. thesis. Further information can be found here: Herbert Steinbeisser Fellowships


Applications can be submitted twice annually, by June 15th and December 15th.