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Komal Nayak

Komal Nayak

Lab Manager in the group of Matthias Zilbauer

Research Interests

The main focus of our research is to investigate the role of epigenetics in gastrointestinal health and disease.


epigenetics ; intestinal immunity


  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • Crohn's disease

Key Publications

Jenke AC, Postberg J, Raine T, Nayak KM, Molitor M, Wirth S, Kaser A , Parkes M , Heuschkel RB , Orth V, Zilbauer M . DNA methylation analysis in the inestinal epithelium-effect of cell separation on gene expression and methylation profile PLoS One. [1] 2013;8(2):e55636. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055636. Epub 2013 Feb 8.