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Prof. Dr. Gabriel Schaaf

INRES - Plant Nutrition, Ecophysiology of Plant Nutrition

Karlrobert-Kreiten-Strasse 13
D-53115 Bonn
+49 228 73-2851



PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biology/Molecular Plant Nutrition, University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart)


Diploma in Biology, University of Tübingen


“1. Staatsexamen” (teaching degree in Chemistry and Biology for High Schools), University of Tübingen


Exchange studies at the Institute of Marine Biology, Universidad Católica del Norte in Coquimbo (Chile)

Positions held

seit 2017

Professor, Ecophysiology of Plant Nutrition, University of Bonn


Independent Research Group Leader, Center for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tübingen (Emmy Noether Programme)


Post-doctoral Researcher at the Department for Cell & Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC, USA)


Post-doctoral Researcher at the Center for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tübingen

Committee work & Mentoring

Appointment committees (Berufungskommissionen)

  • W3 full professorship (Hertz Chair) ‘Innovation for Planetary Health’ (2022)
  • Argelander Assistant Professor (W1) for ‘Integrated System Modelling for Sustainability Transitions’ (2021/2022)
  • W3-Professur für ‚Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie‘ (2021/2022, Berufungsbeauftragter)
  • W3 Professorship ‘Crop Systems Biology’ (2021)
  • W1 Junior Professor (tenure track W2) ‘Sustainable Crop Production’ (2021)
  • W1 Junior Professor ‘Immunobiochemistry’ (2020/2021, Berufungsbeauftragter)
  • Associate Professorship (W2) ‘Pedogenetic Modeling’ (2019)
  • Full Professorship (W3) in ‘Plant Breeding‘ (2020)
  • Full Professorship (W3) in ‘Plant Pathology’ (2018/2019)
  • Associate Professorship (W2) ‘Molecular Physiology of Plants’ (2018)

Managing Director of the ‘Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation’ (INRES), 2019-2020

Member of steering committee ‘Transdisciplinary Research Area Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Futures’ (TRA6), since May 2021

Leibniz Mentor since 2020

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