Dr. Josephine Bageritz

Project Leader A08

Heidelberg University
Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)
Junior Research Group: Stem Cell Niche Heterogeneity
Im Neuenheimer Feld 230
D-69120 Heidelberg

Dr. Josephine Bageritz

Professional Career

since 2021

Independent junior research group leader

COS, Heidelberg University

2015 - 2020


German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg

2014 - 2015


Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, UK

2013 - 2014


German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg



Heidelberg University, Advisor: Prof. Peter Lichter


Diploma in Biology

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Advisor: Prof. Erwin R. Schmidt/Prof. Peter Lichter

Achievements & Awards


Joint Coordinator

Thematic Research Network (TRN) „SCiNetID – Single Cell Regulatory Networks in Development and Disease“ funded by the Excellence Strategy, Heidelberg University



virtual international conference “Single Cell Regulatory Networks in Development and Disease”


Poster prize of the president

German Genetics Society (GfG)

2016 - 2018

Postdoc Fellowship

Fritz Thyssen foundation

2009 - 2012

Ph.D. Scholarship

Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg


Analysis of Single-Cell Transcriptome Data in Drosophila

Yousefian S, Musillo MJ, Bageritz J. Methods Mol Biol. 2022;2540:93-111. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2541-5_4. PMID: 35980574

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Gene expression atlas of a developing tissue by single cell expression correlation analysis

Bageritz J, Willnow P, Valentini E, Leible S, Boutros M, Teleman AA. Nat Methods. 2019 Aug;16(8):750-756. doi: 10.1038/s41592-019-0492-x. Epub 2019 Jul 29. PMID: 31363221

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Single-Cell RNA Sequencing with Drop-Seq

Bageritz J, Raddi G. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1979:73-85. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9240-9_6.
PMID: 31028633

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