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Stand: October 11, 2018

Dr. Patricia Schmitz-Möller

Programme Director
Life Sciences 1: Molecular and Organismic Biology

E-Mail: Patricia.Schmitz-Moeller@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2797
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Agricultural Landscape Research
Green Genetic Engineering
Knowledge Transfer

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

Alliance Working Group on Infrastructures in Terrestrial Research
Allianz-AG "Infrastrukturen in der terrestrischen Forschung"
Increased Productivity Per Unit Area Working Group
Research Infrastructures Working Group
Senate Commission on Agroecosystem Research
Working Group "Genotype x environment x management interactions in wheat cultivation"
Working Group "Junior Researcher Academy Agroecosystem Research: SoilResources and Plant Production"
Working Group "Sustainable intensification in agriculture"

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

207-01 Soil Sciences
207-02 Plant Cultivation and Agricultural Technology
207-03 Plant Nutrition
207-04 Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes
207-05 Plant Breeding
207-06 Phytomedicine
207-07 Agricultural Economics and Sociology
207-08 Forestry

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

207-09 Animal Husbandry, Breeding and Hygiene
207-10 Animal Nutrition and Nutrition Physiology
207-11 Basic Veterinary Medical Science
207-12 Basic Research on Pathogenesis, Diagnostics and Therapy and Clinical Veterinary Medicine

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programme

1530 Flowering time control: from natural variation to crop improvement
1685 Ecosystem Nutrition: Forest Strategies for Limited Phosphorus Resources
2089 Rhizosphere Spatiotemporal Organisation - a Key to Rhizosphere Functions

Research Units

1695 Agricultural Landscapes under Global Climate Change - Processes and Feedbacks on a Regional Scale -
1806 The Forgotten Part of Carbon Cycling: Organic Matter Storage and Turnover in Subsoils (SUBSOM)
2179 MAD Soil - Microaggregates: Formation and turnover of the structural building blocks of soils
2337 Denitrification in Agricultural Soils: Integrated Control and Modelling at Various Scales (DASIM)
2432 Social-Ecological Systems in the Indian Rural-Urban Interface: Functions, Scales, and Dynamics of Transition
2569 Agricultural Land Markets - Efficiency and Regulation
2601 Inositol phosphates and myo-inositol in the domestic fowl: Exploring the interface of genetics, physiology, microbiome, and nutrition

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


32 Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems: Monitoring, Modelling & Data Assimilation

Collaborative Research Centre

924 Molecular mechanisms regulating yield and yield stability in plants

Research Training Group

1644 Scaling Problems in Statistics
1666 Transformation of Global Agri-Food Systems: Trends, Driving Forces, and Implications for Developing Countries
2064 Water use efficiency and drought stress responses: From Arabidopsis to Barley
2123 Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in Multiple-Use Landscapes of Central Europe (ConFoBi)
2300 Enrichment of European beech forests with conifers: impacts of functional traits on ecosystem functioning
2366 Adaptation of maize-based food-feed-energy systems to limited phosphate resources