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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Institute
for Cultivated Plants

apl. Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Ms Martina Ernst
Tel: +49(0)531 299-3701
Fax: +49(0)531 299-3006
E-mail: ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg, Germany


Ms Rita Pollin
+49(0)3946 47-502
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-255
Mail: ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

Branch office in Münster
Toppheideweg 88
48161 Münster, Germany

Ms Elvira Politz
Tel: +49(0)251 87106-10
Fax: +49(0)251 87106-33

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Somayyeh Sedaghatjoo

PhD student

Tel: +49 (0)531 299 3774
Fax: +49 (0)531 299 3006 o. 3013

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and research activities:

  • Research assistant and PhD candidate in the working group of Dr. Wolfgang Maier
  • Development of a LAMP- based method for detecting Tilletia controversa, the causal agent of wheat dwarf bunt
  • Molecular phylogenetic and genomic analyses of common bunt (T. caries, T. laevis) and dwarf bunt (T. controversa) of wheat
  • Population genetic studies of wheat bunts

Boards, memberships and other activities:

  • American Phytopathological Society (APS)
  • Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS)
  • German Phytopathological Society (DPG)
  • Agricultural and Natural Resources Engineering Organization of Iran

Professional career & education Since 2015 Research assistant and PhD candidate at JKI-Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics and at the Department of Molecular Phytopathology and Mycotoxin Research, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany 2014 - 2015 Research assistant, at JKI-Institute for Plant Protection in Field Crops and Grassland, Braunschweig, Germany 2011 - 2014 M.Sc. in Crop protection, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany 2004 - 2011 Different positions in Plant Protection Services, Iran 2000 - 2004 B.Sc. in Plant protection, Gorgan University of Agriculture and Natural resources, Gorgan, Iran

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut