Argyris Papantonis is the Chair of Translational Epigenetics at the University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany. He was born in 1978 in Athens, Greece, and completed his Biology degree and PhD at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. After a postdoctoral placement at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at the University of Oxford, UK, he established his own lab at the Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany in 2013. In 2019, he was appointed as a Professor of Translational Epigenetics at the Medical Faculty of the University of Goettingen, Germany. His research group focuses on understanding the 3D organization of chromosomes over time and how it is impacted by aging and late-life diseases such as cancer. In addition to his scientific work, Papantonis writes and translates fiction, and his debut novella, Karyotype (Kichli Eds., 2014), received the prestigious “Anagnostis” First Book Award.