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Manfred Jung is an expert in the Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology of epigenetic inhibitors and probes. His research groups works on synthesis, assay development and screening for epigenetic modifiers. Manfred did his PhD at the University of Marburg in 1993, then worked as a postdoc with T. Durst at the University of Ottawa. From 1994 to 2003 he was a junior group leader at the University of Münster From 2003 on he was a Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Freiburg and since 2011 he is Full Professor there. He was appointed twice as Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies (FRIAS) and is the co-speaker of the Collaborative Research Centre “Medical Epigenetics” in Freiburg.