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Gruppenfoto LS Pflanzenphysiologie 2019

The secretariat is reoccupied.

Contact: Bianca Horstmann (+49-234-32-28004). Further information here.

Ars legendi Faculty Award

				  Ars legendi-IconCongratulations to Markus Piotrowski from our group for winning the Ars legendi Faculty Award for Excellent Teaching in Biology 2019! (Stifterverband-Website | press release RUB)

ERC Grant

ERC LogoProfessor Dr. Ute Krämer is delighted to receive a European Research Council Advanced Grant (ERC-AdG). In this five-year 2.5 Mio. € project, we will work towards an understanding of evolutionary adaptations of plants to the composition of their local soils. We will study how such adaptations arise in evolution, which are the contributing gene variants and how these variants act within their functional networks. The project focuses on diversity in the extremophile model plant Arabidopsis halleri. Central approaches are genome-wide association mapping, the mapping of quantitative trait loci using intra-species crosses and extensive transcriptomics studies. (News Release ERC | press release RUB)

Our mission is to develop an integrative molecular-functional understanding of plant interactions with their environment. We address the molecular mechanisms underlying plant acclimation to their dynamic environment as well as evolutionary adaptation in plants. Our work integrates the disciplines of genome-enabled functional genomics, molecular and cell biology, physiology, ecology and evolutionary biology. With a strong emphasis on comparative approaches between and within species, several of our projects combine labwork, the characterization of natural populations in the field and outdoor experiments.

An overview of our research topics can be found here.

Our Work in the Public Media

Die Zukunftsmacher im Ruhrgebiet

Icon Doku am Freitag WDR-Bericht über Menschen mit ganz eigenen Visionen für den „Pott“ und weit darüber hinaus. Verfügbar bis 23.06.2018 © WDR. Beitrag über Ute Krämer ab 33:21 min

3Sat nano about »Phytomining«

Icon nano 3SatA team from »nano« made two short films at the Department of »Molecular Genetics and Physiology of Plants« that can be viewed in the media center of the 3Sat station.
Video 1: »Pflanze zieht Metalle aus verseuchtem Boden«
Video 2: »Kaum Interesse an Wunderkresse« about »Superplants - Die blühende Revolution«

Arte LogoDie Dokumentation geht dem Phänomen des sogenannten Phytomining beziehungsweise der Phytosanierung, der Entgiftung von verunreinigten Böden durch Pflanzen, auf den Grund. Ein Bericht über Ute Krämer und die Arbeit an unserem Lehrstuhl schliesst die Dokumentation von T. Krause und K. Uhrig ab. Ausgezeichnet mit dem UMSICHT-Wissenschaftspreis des Wissenschaftsforum Ruhr e.V. Leider ist die Dokumentation z.Zt. nicht online.





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  • Ute Krämer is one of the most cited researchers in the world.
    ERC LogoThis is announced in the current ranking "Highly Cited Researchers 2018".
  • Doctoral examination Lara Syllwasschy
				  MTP2-IconCongratulations to Lara Syllwasschy for completing her PhD »Population genomic analyses of local adaptation in Arabidopsis halleri«.
  • Academy of Sciences and the Arts
    ERC LogoUte Krämer was elected as a member of The North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts
    Press release AKDW NRW
    Press release RUB
    Photos of the anniversary
    ERC LogoProfessor Dr. Ute Krämer is delighted to receive a European Research Council Advanced Grant (ERC-AdG)
    News Release ERC
    Press release RUB 

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