Research & divisions

Molecular Phytopathology

Prof. Dr. Ralph Hückelhoven, Dr. Stefan Engelhardt
Molecular and cell biological analysis of host parasite interactions

MAMP Triggered Immunity (Independent Junior Research Group)

Dr. Stefanie Ranf
Identification of MAMP-receptors, kinase signalling, Ca2+ and ROS measurements

Plant Peptide Signalling

Dr. Martin Stegmann
Regulation of plant immunity and disease susceptibility by endogenous peptides

Evolution of Plant Immunity and Microbial Pathogenicity

Dr. Remco Stam
Nature and function of co-evolution of palnts and pathogens

Epidemiology and Integrated Plant Protection

Dr. Hans Haulsladen, Dr. Remco Stam, Prof. Dr. Ralph Hückelhoven
Analysis of pathogen biology on agricultural crop plants, development of strategies for integrated control measures

Applied Biochemistry

Dr. Harald Schempp
Generation, measurement, reaction mechanisms, enzymology of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in vitro and in vivo. Role of ROS in peroxidase and photodynamic reactions, in host pathogen interactions and inflammation. Evaluation of antioxidant capacities of natural products.