Discover some of our research that is related to stem cells.
Jo Zhou's group aims to establish disease models using patient material and model organisms to identify regulatory networks and disease mechanisms in developmental disorders. Using genomics technology, we map the genome-wide atlas of disease-associated regulatory elements beyond the coding regions.
Usher syndrome: Genetics and functional genomics
Hannie Kremer's group aims to identify genetic defects that underlie hereditary hearing impairment and to unravel the molecular pathogenesis. Identification of deafness genes provides knowledge on inner ear function. Furthermore, it will provide handles for the development of future therapy.