part of the Dermatotoxicology Study Centre

 The group is located at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment.


Podcast Interview with Dr. Ines Schreiver

„Alles Chlor!“: Farbe (be)kennen (only in German)

Der Podcast der  "Alles Chlor!" des JungChemikerForum der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. hat eine Folge über Tätowiermittel veröffentlicht


Tattoo study starts now!

From Octobre 2021, we will start a study on short-term bioavailability of soluble tattoo ink ingredients.
If you want to participate as volunteer on this Berlin-based study write to [email protected], info at: instragram,  @the_tattoo_scientist & hier


*Save the date* WCTP 24.-26. May 2023 in Vienna

Next World Conference for Tattoo and Pigment Research will take place in the wonderful city of Vienna. 


News on current research & studies now on instagram

@the_tattoo_scientist can now be found on instagram. Follow for news on the current biokinetics study and other research. 

@ World Conference for Tattoo and Pigment Research in Amsterdam, Netherlands

On August 24-26, 2021 the 5th congress run by the European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research (ESTP) will take place at the Planetarium Conference Centre in Amsterdam. Registration is open to this unique event. Join the discussion on research, trends, legislation & side effects

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2021

Dr. Ines Schreiver will speak on laser removal & other side effects of tattooing. Join the online interview and discussion on June 5th, 9.15 pm!

Junior Research Group is now part of the Dermatotoxicology Study Centre at BfR

From February 2021, the Junior Research Group was fused with the Allergy Study Centre and now joins forces on tattoo and allergy research. Dr. Ines Schreiver & Dr. Katherina Siewert took over the co-lead of the group.

Dr. Ines Schreiver at the PintofScience Festival

On September 9, 2020 there will be an online talk/discussion with Ines Schreiver. Pint of Science describes the international (non-profit) organisation of festivals that bring some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with you. Participate here:

@ 5th German Pharm-Tox Summit in Leipzig, Germany

On March 2-5, 2020 we participated with 1 poster (Susanne Kochs) at the conference. At the congress, Dr. Ines Schreiver was announced as winner of the Young Scientist Toxicology Merck Award.

Award Ceremony Deutscher Studienpreises from the Körber Foundation, 9. December 2019

 The prize for the 2nd Place for the doctoral Thesis of Dr. Ines Schreiver was awarded by the Körber Foundation. 

Science  Slam at SO36, 2. December 2019

Henrik will present his research on tattooed skin models at the SO36 Science Slam - don't miss it!

Vacant Master's thesis 

Searching for an interesting group in the field of analytics or toxicology for your Master's thesis? We are frequently looking for students. For possible research topics see 'research' or contact us

Interview with Dr. Ines Schreiver in Tagesspiegel-Beilage  28.09.2019

2nd place of the Deutscher Studienpreis (Körber Stiftung) for the doctoral thesis of Dr. Ines Schreiver 

The winners have been announced on July 24th 2019:
The award ceremony will take place on 9th of december under the patronage of Wolfgang Schäuble.

Vacant Doctoral Candidate Position

Apply until July 19th 2019  at:

Start of the project will be in autumn.

Finals of the Deutscher Studienpreis 09th of July  2019

Ines Schreiver was nominated as finalist for the 'Deutscher Studienpreis' for her thesis. After the talks on July 9th the jury will decide on these years winners. 

Publik Talk at BfR Seminar 20th of June 2019

Donnerstag, 20. Juni 2019, 9:00 – 11:00 Uhr


Martin-Lerche-Hörsaal am Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR), Bereich Berlin-Marienfelde Haus 2, Diedersdorfer Weg 1, 12277 Berlin

Schools at University in Magdeburg 13th of March 2019

@ European Conference for Tattoo and Pigment Research in Bern, Switzerland

On March 26-28, 2019 we participated with 2 talks (Ines Schreiver), 1 talk and 1 poster (Henrik Hering) and 1 poster (Mana Kaveh) at the ECTP 2019.



The Juniour Research Group Tattoo Inks is located at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment. The group is part of the department Chemicals and Product Safety.