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AG Immunogenetics

Research Focus

Analysis of variability and function of genes controlling immune responses:

  • killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genes
  • MHC class I genes
  • Genes with specific expression in NK and T cell subsets

Selected Projects

  • KIR and MHC class I of rhesus macaques
  • KIR in humans and apes
  • Transcriptomics of NK cells
  • Analysis of the role of various long non-coding RNAs in the differentiation of NK cells and other ILCs


single-cell analysis
pictures of captured cells from single-cell analysis
single-cell analysis
  • Next-generation sequencing (RNA-seq, Amplicon seq)
  • High-throughput single-cell quantitative microfluidic RT-PCR
  • Single cell genomics (RNA-seq)
  • Flow cytometry
  • Establishment and use of monoclonal antibodies


Prof. Dr. Lutz Walter

Prof. Dr. Lutz Walter +49 551 3851-161 +49 551 3851-372 Contact

Dr. Beatrix Petersen

Dr. Beatrix Petersen +49 (0)551 3851-418 +49 (0)551 3851-372 Contact

Publications Lutz Walter

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