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DFG Contacts

Stand: March 28, 2023

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   Organismic Interactions, Chemical Ecology and Microbiomes of Plant Systems
202-04   Plant Physiology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

202-01   Evolution and Systematics of Plants and Fungi
202-02   Ecology and Biodiversity of Plants and Ecosystems
202-05   Plant Biochemistry and Biophysics
202-06   Plant Cell and Developmental Biology
202-07   Plant Genetics

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

2125 Deconstruction and Reconstruction of the Plant Microbiota "DECRyPT"

Research Units

3000 Ecology and Evolution of Intraspecific Chemodiversity in Plants

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


175 The Green Hub: Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants
341 Plant Ecological Genetics

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2048 CEPLAS - Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences

Collaborative Research Centres

1101 Molecular Encoding of Specificity in Plant Processes

International Research Training Groups

2172 PRoTECT - Plant Responses To Eliminate Critical Threats
2466 Network, exchange, and training program to understand plant resource allocation (NEXTplant)