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Julia Arand
Dr. Julia Arand

Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology (Division of Cell and Developmental Biology)
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0002-2357-1119
T +43 1 40160 37716

Further Information


Cell Cycle Proteins; DNA Methylation; Embryonic Development; Embryonic Stem Cells; Epigenomics

Research interests

See our webpage: Wossidlo&Arand Lab

Selected publications

  1. Eleftheriou, K. et al. (2022) ‘A transition phase in late mouse oogenesis impacts DNA methylation of the early embryo’, Communications Biology, 5(1). Available at:
  2. Arand, J. et al. (2021) ‘Tet enzymes are essential for early embryogenesis and completion of embryonic genome activation’, EMBO reports, 23(2). Available at:
  3. Doan, A. et al. (2021) ‘RB depletion is required for the continuous growth of tumors initiated by loss of RB’, PLOS Genetics. Edited by B.E. Clurman, 17(12), p. e1009941. Available at:
  4. Arand, J., Reijo Pera, R.A. and Wossidlo, M. (2021) ‘Reprogramming of DNA methylation is linked to successful human preimplantation development’, Histochemistry and Cell Biology, 156(3), pp. 197–207. Available at:
  5. Arand, J. et al. (2015) ‘Selective impairment of methylation maintenance is the major cause of DNA methylation reprogramming in the early embryo’, Epigenetics & Chromatin, 8(1). Available at: