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Research at the biochemistry division focuses on the analysis of molecular mechanisms and signal transduction pathways underlying the regulation of primary metabolism and cellular communication in plants. Applying molecular physiology and phytopathogical methods intra- as well as inter-organismic interactions are studied. Moreover, biotechnological approaches to optimize crop plants are followed.

 

Over 25 million euros from Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations (Gates Ag One) is providing approximately 25.8 million euros (28 million US dollars) in funding for an international research project led by FAU: The non-profit organizatio...

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On February 21st, 2024, we celebrated the first Doctoral student’s Day within the department of Biology. Many students and employees of the department attended this event to hear about the research conducted by senior PhD candidates from different chairs at the department. The keynote speaker of ...

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Potato is one of the most important staple food crops, consumed by millions of people worldwide. Unfortunately, potato plants display diminished yield in response to heat stress, which is especially problematic in the face of constantly increasing ambient temperatures. We investigated whether the...

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