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

Head
Dr. Günter Schumann

Address
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg, Germany

Office
Ms Elke Rehwald
Tel: +49(0)3946 47-402
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-400
Mail: zg@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Dr. Frank Dunemann

Dr. Frank  Dunemann
contact
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 490
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 400

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg

Research topics:

  • Analysis of chromosome and genome organization in horticultural crops with cytogenetic and molecular methods  
  • Analysis of structure and function of genes involved in mechanisms of centromer-mediated chromosome elimination
  • Identification, genetic and molecular characterization of economically important genes involved in product quality and stress tolerance, with a focus on Apiaceae vegetable species
  • Application of genome editing techniques such as CRISPR/Cas for targeted modifications of genes important for vegetable breeding

    Boards and memberships:

    • Society for Plant Breeding (GPZ)
    • Friends of the Julius Kuehn Institute (GFF).

    Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut