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


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

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

Main Contact
2.31-01 Soil Sciences
2.31-02 Plant Breeding and Plant Pathology
2.31-05 Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Sociology
2.31-06 Forestry
Deputy Contact
2.31-03 Plant Cultivation, Plant Nutrition, Agricultural Technology
2.31-04 Ecology of Land Use
2.31-07 Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Husbandry
2.31-08 Veterinary Medical Science

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

2048 CEPLAS - Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences
2172 PRoTECT - Plant Responses To Eliminate Critical Threats
175 The Green Hub: Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants
341 Plant Ecological Genetics
1101 Molecular Encoding of Specificity in Plant Processes

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

3000 Ecology and Evolution of Intraspecific Chemodiversity in Plants
5375 Enhancing the structural diversity between patches for improving multidiversity and multifunctionality in production forests
5571 Using clonal oak phytometers to unravel acclimation and adaptation mechanisms of long-lived forest tree holobionts to ecological variations and climate change
5640 Physiological and Evolutionary Adaptation of Plants to Co-occurring Abiotic and Biotic Challenges
2322 Systems ecology of soils – Energy Discharge Modulated by Microbiome and Boundary Conditions (SoilSystems)