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

Head
Prof. Dr. Henryk Flachowsky (Acting Head)

Address
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
01326 Dresden, Germany

Office
Ms Martina Tanner
Tel: +49(0)394647 – 8001
Fax:
+49(0)394647 – 8002
E-mail:
zo@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Dr. Susan Schröpfer

senior scientist

Dr. Susan  Schröpfer
contact
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 8059
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 8002

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
01326 Dresden / Pillnitz

Research objectives

  • Scientific researcher with a focus on molecular genetics and biotechnology
  • Genotyping of fruit genetic resources
  • Investigating the functions of genes involved in phlorizin metabolism
  • Establishment of methods for genome editing in apple using CRISPR systems
  • Functional characterization of the AvrRpt2EA effector protein from the bacterium – Erwinia amylovora, which causes fire blight in apple

Memberships/Activities

  • Member of the German Society for Plant Breeding e.V. (GPZ)
    https://gpz-online.de/
  • Member of the German Society for Horticultural Sciences e.V. (DGG)
    http://www.dgg-online.org
  • Member of the German Life Sciences Association e.V. – (VBIO)
    https://www.vbio.de/
  • Technische Universität Dresden "Biodiversity in applied plant breeding" in the Master's program "Organismic & Molecular Biodiversity"
  • Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses, as well as individual student internships

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut