Welcome to the site of the Department of Plant Sciences
Here you can find information concerning the whole Department as well as links to the specific sites of our different research groups.
Plant Nutrition and Development – Our research focuses on nutrient transport in roots
Plant Biochemistry and Physiology – We study vitamin metabolism and its association with environmental stress responses in plants
Structural Plant Biology – We study plant signal transduction cascades in mechanistic detail
Seed Molecular Genetics – We study the control of seed germination and early post-embryonic development
Molecular Bacteriology – We study metal homeostasis, virulence and antibiotic resistance
Conservatory and Botanical Garden – We study plant and fungal systematics, evolution and biodiversity