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DFG Contacts

Stand: September 25, 2018

Dr. Catherine Kistner

Programme Director
Life Sciences 1: Molecular and Organismic Biology

E-Mail: Catherine.Kistner@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2803
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

ERA-Net Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences (ERA-CAPS)

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

202-03 Inter-Organismic Interactions and Chemical Ecology of Plant Systems
202-04 Plant Physiology
202-05 Plant Biochemistry and Biophysics
202-07 Plant Genetics

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

202-01 Evolution and Systematics of Plants and Fungi
202-02 Plant Ecology and Ecosystem Analysis
202-06 Plant Cell and Developmental Biology
207-03 Plant Nutrition
207-05 Plant Breeding
207-06 Phytomedicine

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programme

1529 Evolutionary plant solutions to ecological challenges: Molecular mechanisms underlying adaptive traits in the Brassicaceae s.l. (Adaptomics)
2125 Deconstruction and Reconstruction of the Plant Microbiota "DECRyPT"

Research Units

2092 Biogenesis of thylakoid membranes: Spatiotemporal organization of photosynthetic protein complex assembly
2581 Quantitative Morphodynamics of Plants

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


175 The Green Hub - Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants

Cluster of Excellence

1028 Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences - from complex traits towards synthetic modules

Collaborative Research Centre

973 Priming and Memory of Organismic Responses to Stress
1101 Molecular Encoding of Specificity in Plant Processes

Graduate School

214 Jena School for Microbial Communication

Research Training Group

2172 PRoTECT - Plant Responses To Eliminate Critical Threats