Thomas Laux

Professor at the Institute of Biology


  • Early plant embryogenesis
  • Stem cell niches
  • Signaling mechanisms in development

For more details see personal website

Work Contribution within SIREN

  • Verification by HT-ISH of candidate genes encoding transcription factors or signaling components
  • Identification of transcription factors binding conserved cis-elements
  • Dynamic visualization of cell fate regulators in live embryos
  • Promoter dissection of WOX9 and ACR4 genes to identify cis-elements important in early embryogenesis
  • Identification of transcription factors binding to cis-elements in WOX9, ACR4, PLT2 and AtML1 promoters
  • Expression analysis and Functional studies of transcription factors
  • Identification of protein complexes for key cell fate regulators
  • Examination of cross-talk and connections between key regulators within known signalling pathways

Working Group
Anja van Haperen
Dr. Haitao Gu
Ta-Fang Lin
Marita Herrmann

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institute of Biology III
Schaenzlestr. 1
79104 Freiburg

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg