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About: KaySchneitz

Biography:
I studied molecular and cellular biology at the Biocenter of the University of Basel in Switzerland (curriculum Bio II). I did my diploma thesis with Prof. Werner Arber on site-specific recombination in E. coli. I then moved on to do a PhD with Prof. Markus Noll at the University of Zurich. During this time I studied the molecular and genetic basis of limb development in Drosophila. In particular I worked on the cloning and characterisation of the aristaless and dachsous genes. After my PhD I switched to plants and began working on the model system Arabidopsis thaliana in the lab of Bob Pruitt, then at MCB, Harvard University. I studied the genetic basis of the fertilization process and started my work on organogenesis using the ovules as model system. In 1995 I returned to Switzerland where I continued my work on ovule development at the Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich. Initially as a postdoc and later as an independent group leader (START fellow). In 2001 I was awarded an EMBO Young Investigatorship (EMBO-YIP). Since March 2002 I am an associate professor of plant develomental biology at the Technical University of Munich. My lab continues working on pattern formation during early ovule development, but also begun work on receptor-mediated signaling and meristem development.
Website:
http://plantdev.wzw.tum.de

Posts by KaySchneitz:

PhD Position in Computational Developmental Biology

Posted by on February 15th, 2021

  Within the context of the DFG research unit “Morphodynamics of Plants” (FOR2581) a Ph.D. position is available in the lab of Prof. Kay Schneitz, Dept. of Plant Developmental Biology, Technical University of Munich in Freising/Germany. The research unit “Morphodynamics of Plants” is a multi-disciplinary consortium of nine groups (biologists, physicists, computer scientists) located in Munich/Freising,[…]

PhD Position in Receptor-kinase-mediated Cell Wall Integrity Signaling

Posted by on January 29th, 2020

A Ph.D. position in molecular plant cell biology is available in the lab of Prof. Kay Schneitz, Dept. of Plant Developmental Biology, Technical University of Munich in Freising/Germany. Plant cells are encapsulated by a semi-rigid and biochemically complex cell wall. Cell wall remodeling is central to cell growth as well as the response to biotic[…]

PhD Position in Signal Transduction during Reproductive Plant Development

Posted by on October 10th, 2016

A Ph.D. position in molecular cell and developmental biology of plants is available in the lab of Prof. Kay Schneitz, Dept. of Plant Developmental Biology, Technical University of Munich in Freising/Germany. The successful candidate will work on the molecular characterization of the signaling pathway mediated by the atypical transmembrane receptor-like kinase STRUBBELIG (SUB) in Arabidopsis (1-4).[…]

8th International PhD School in Plant Development

Posted by on June 9th, 2015

On behalf of the organizing committee I would like to draw your attention to the 8th International PhD School Plant Development (IPSPD VIII) (www.plant-development.org). The meeting will take place October 07-09 at Zellingen-Retzbach close to Würzburg, Germany. Conference website:  www.plant-development.org Registration costs are 195 Euro per person (includes accommodation, meals, conference dinner, conference fee). Registration deadline: August[…]

Tenure-track professorship in Plant Genetics at TUM

Posted by on June 9th, 2015

Hi there, the School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan at TU Munich invites applications for an assistant professorship in Plant Genetics. More information can be found at the link below. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to email me at kay.schneitz@tum.de. Kay http://portal.mytum.de/jobs/professuren/NewsArticle_20150601_151423 (No Ratings Yet)Loading…