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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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Dr. Heiko Ziebell

Senior Scientist

Dr. Heiko  Ziebell
Tel: +49 (0)531-299-3802
Fax: +49 (0)531 299 3006 o. 3013

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Research Activities:

  • Development and optimisation of detection, isolation and propagation methods of vegetable and legume viruses
  • Characterisation of biological, morphological, serological and molecular properties of vegetable and legume viruses
  • Histological and cytological investigations of virus-infected plants and virus-transmitting vectors
  • Development and optimisation of antibody- and nucleic acid-based techniques for sensitive, reliable and specific detection of vegetable and legume viruses in different tissues (plant, vector, soil, water)

Memberships and other activities:

  • Editor for New Disease Reports
  • Reviewer for
    Nature Scientific Reports,
    Archives of Virology,
    Journal of General Virology,
    Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions,
    Plant Disease,
    Current Opinion in Microbiology,
    BMC Plant Biology,
    Scientia Agricola/Brazil
  • German Phytomedical Society r. S. (DPG)
  • British Society for Plant pathology (BSPP)
  • Society for General Microbiology (SGM)
  • American Society for Virology (ASV)
  • American Phytopathological Society (APS)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut