Departmental Research Groups

Molecular Biology

Computational Biology
Group Leader: Hajk-Georg Drost

The group develops cutting-edge software solutions to deal with the ever-increasing amount of genomic information. more
Ecological Genetics
Group Leader: Rebecca Schwab

We study the spatial and temporal dynamics of virulence and resistance in a plant-oomycete pathosystem to understand how genetic heterogeneity of disease resistance evolves.  more
Pseudomonas bacteria invading a plant leaf through stomata. (False colored scanning electron microscopic image; copyright Sonja Kersten & Detlef Weigel, MPI for Biology Tübingen)
The PATHOCOM project is funded by an ERC Synergy Grant. It is running from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2027, and is a joint effort of the groups of Detlef Weigel at the Max Planck Institute, Fabrice Roux at the CNRS, and Joy Bergelson at NYU. more
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