Gerd Jürgens

Professor and Head of the Center for Plant Molecular Biology (ZMBP)


  • Early plant embryogenesis
  • Regulation of cell fates
  • Membrane trafficking
  • Cytokinesis

Work Contribution within SIREN

  • FACS sorting of cell types from early embryos
  • Profiling of cell type-specific gene expression
  • Bioinformatics analysis of common cis-regulatory elements possibly mediating cell type-specific gene expression
  • Verification by HT-ISH of candidate genes encoding transcription factors or signaling components
  • Identification of transcription factors binding conserved cis-elements

Working Group
Jixiang Kong
Ive De Smet
Steffen Lau
Marika Kient

Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen
ZMBP - Developmental Genetics
Auf der Morgenstelle 3
72076 Tübingen

Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen