Visit at Southwest University in China

Frank Hochholdinger and Peng Yu visited their collaborator Xinping Chen at Southwest University (SWU).

Discussion on genome editing

Frank Hochholdinger presented his talk on Friday, the 17th of May 2019 at the Evangelische Akademie Villigst in Schwerte.


Osthoff, Baldauf and Hochholdinger published a research article in BMC Genomics on transcriptomic adaptions in young barley roots subjected water deficit and salt stress.

DFG-funding for Caroline Marcon

Development of a sequence-indexed collection of transposon tagged maize mutants as a novel public resource and its application in root developmental biology.


Kortz, Yu and Hochholdinger published a review in FRONTIERS in PLANT SCIENCE on the advances made in the transcriptomic dissection of lateral root formation at the cellular level.

Dr. Jutta Baldauf wins the „Best paper award“ 2018 of the DBG

For the first time, a PhD student from an Agricultural Faculty will receive this award of the German Botanical Society, which is endowed with 1000 €.


Yu and Hochholdinger publish review in FRONTIERS in PLANT SCIENCE on the role of host genetic signatures on root-microbe interactions in the rhizosphere and endosphere.

“In the hands of politics”

Interview in LZ Rheinland about the opportunities of genome editing and what scientists request from politics.

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