Jakob Roetner, MSc. Cell and Molecular Biology

Research Scientist (BRISE Project)

Augustenstraße 6, 96047 Bamberg
Room AS6/00.09

Tel: 0951/863-1904
E-Mail: jakob.roetner(at)uni-bamberg.de


Research Interests

  • Prenatal risks for adverse development from infancy, through childhood and adolescence (focus on prenatal alcohol exposition and depressive symptoms)
  • Child development and the role of interventions
  • Statistical methods and scientific software development

Academic Background

10/2011 – 08/2014 Bachelor of Science Nutritional Sciences, University of Jena

10/2015 – 12/2017 Master of Science Cell and Molecular Biology, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

01/2019 – 07/2021 Research Scientist / PhD student at the Child and Adolescent Department of Mental Health, University Hospital Erlangen (Franconian Cognition and Emotion Studies – FRANCES)

Since 06/2021 Research Scientist at BRISE (Bremer Initiative zur Stärkung frühkindlicher Entwicklung) at the Chair of Psychology I – Developmental Psychology (Prof. Dr. S. Weinert) at the University Bamberg


Maschke, J., Roetner, J., Goecke T.W., Fasching, P.A., Beckmann, M.W., Kratz, O., Moll, G.H., Lenz, B., Kornhuber, J., Eichler, A., IMAC-Mind-Consortium (2021). Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and the Facial Phenotype in Adolescents: A Study Based on Meconium Ethyl Glucuronide. Brain Sciences 11(2). DOI: 10.3390/brainsci11020154

Stonawski, V., Roetner, J., Goecke T.W., Fasching, P.A., Beckmann, M.W., Kornhuber, J., Kratz, O., Moll, G.H., Eichler, A., Heinrich, H., Frey, S. (2020). Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Children Exposed to Nonpharmacologically Treated Prenatal Depressive Symptoms: Results From 2 Independent Cohorts. Epigenetics Insights13. DOI: 10.1177/2516865720932146