Topics and groups

Last changed: 13 April 2021
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Read more about the research groups. at the Department of Plant Biology and their research here.


Function of nitrogen-fixing symbiotic root nodules
Per-Olof Lundquist

Plant grafting and vascular regeneration
Charles Melnyk

Catabolic processes in development and stress
Panagiotis Moschou

Evolution of cytokinin metabolism
Björn Nicander

Developmental genetics and evolution
Adrien Sicard

Regulation of sterol and glycoalkaloid metabolism
Folke Sitbon

Plant sugar signaling and carbon allocation
Chuanxin Sun

Organ development in Arabidopsis and moss
Eva Sundberg

Reproductive development (cone and flower setting) of vascular plants
Jens Sundström


Developmental transitions: Chromatin biology and epigenomics
Lars Hennig

Epigenetic regulation of plant development
Claudia Köhler

Epigenetics of stress and reproduction
German Martinez Arias

3D organization of the plant cell nucleus
Stefanie Rosa


Population genomics, quantitative genetics and plant breeding
Pär Ingvarsson

Genetics of biomass production in Salix
Ann-Christin Rönnberg Wästljung

Using wild plants and their genetic diversity for development of novel crops in a changing climate
Anna Westerbergh


Plant pathogenic fungi and their plant-host interactions
Christina Dixelius

Mechanisms of autophagy and cell death in plant immunity
Daniel Hofius

Molecular epidemiology of plant-infecting viruses
Anders Kvarnheden

Understanding plant-pest interactions and plant defense in Brassicaceae
Johan Meijer

Molecular Plant-Virus Interactions
Eugene I. Savenkov


Embryogenesis and Phase Change
Sara von Arnold

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