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 Otto-Friedrich-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