Research & divisions

Molecular Phytopathology

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

Plant Peptide Signalling

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

Epidemiology and Integrated Plant Protection

Prof. Dr. Ralph Hückelhoven, Dr. Hans Hausladen (at PTC)
Analysis of pathogen biology on agricultural crop plants, development of strategies for integrated control measures

MAMP Triggered Immunity

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Ranf

Identification of MAMP-receptors, kinase signalling, Ca2+ and ROS measurements

Evolution of Plant Immunity and Microbial Pathogenicity

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

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.