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Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Welcome to the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology (IPMB), together with the Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany (ISEB), is located in the beautiful Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich (UZH). IPMB also curates the collections of the Botanical Museum and performs limnological research at the Limnological Station situated at the shore of Lake Zurich in Kilchberg.

Molecular Plant Biology / Phytopathology
Prof. Beat Keller
Prof. Thomas Wicker Prof. Christoph Ringli  
Plant Developmental Genetics
Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus
PD Dr. Célia Baroux Dr. Stefan Grob  
Molecular and Cellular Plant Physiology
Prof. Cyril Zipfel
Prof. Jakob Pernthaler
Prof. Thomas Posch Dr. Adrian-Stefan Andrei  
Prof. Leo Eberl
Dr. Aurélien Bailly Dr. Simona Huwiler Dr. Gabriella Pessi
Epigenetics and Chromatin Biology
Prof. Sylvain Bischof
Plant Evolutionary Genomics
Prof. Anne Roulin (URPP)
Dr. Fabrizio Menardo    
Plant-Soil Interactions
Prof. Joëlle Schläpfer
Molecular Embryology  
Prof. Sara Simonini
Agroecology and Plant-Microbiome Interactions
Prof. M. van der Heijden
URPP Evolution in Action
URPP Staff
Administration IT Services Library
Gardening and Technicial Service    
Botanical Museum
Dr. Alexander Kocyan
Dr. Philipp Aerni

Weiterführende Informationen

Upcoming Events

SNSF Proposals

Applicants who are interested to submit an SNSF PRIMA or Eccellenza application with IPMB as the host institute should send a motivation letter and CV inluding a publication list to the Vice Director
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by August 1st or November 1st, 2024, respectively.

Modul Bio 239

Organisms of the tidal coast

Roscoff, France
19 - 28 July 2024

More information here

URPP Evolution in Action

From Genomes to Ecosystems