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Jürgen Otte

Dr. Jürgen Otte

Head of the lab in Project Area C

C1.4: EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON MYCORRHIZAL COMMUNITIES IN CENTRAL EUROPEAN FORESTS
- Interaction of ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungi and their symbiontic vascular plant partners
- Analysis of the influence of long term water stress on mycorrhizal fungal diversity of Quercus robur

C1.5: THE ROLE OF LEAF ASSOCIATED FUNGAL COMMUNTIES IN LOCAL ADAPTATION OF BALSAM POPLAR
- Influence of endophytic fungi on range limits and distribution of their symbiontic host plant
- Analysis of the differences in fungal species richness, diversity and community structure associated with cold and warm adapted populations of  Populus balsamifera

Keywords: metagenomics and next generation sequencing, molecular and comparative phylogenetics and systematics, fungal barcoding, lichenology, natural product chemistry and chemotaxonomy of lichens

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Since February 2011
 Head of the Lab in project area C at LOEWE Research Centre “Biodiversity and Climate” (BiK-F),  Frankfurt

2005-2010 Post Doc at “Frankfurter Stiftung für krebskranke Kinder”, Frankfurt: Malignization of pediatric tumors, identification and functional evaluation of tumor markers and antigens

2003-2004 Post Doc at the Department “Vascular Genomics”, Kerckhoff Clinic Bad Nauheim: Differential gene expression during atherosclerosis

2000-2003 Post Doc at the MPI for physiological and clinical research, Bad Nauheim: Alternative activation of extrinsic hemostasis

1997-2000 Post Doc at the Goethe University of Frankfurt, Department of Molecular Hematology: Systematical  analysis of gene function using genetraps in mammalian genes (DHGP)

1992-1996 PhD thesis at the MPI for physiological and clinical research, Department of Hemostaseology and Transfusion medicine, Bad Nauheim: Promoter regulation studies of thrombomodulin, cloning and structural/functional analysis of a putative regulatory factor

1991-1992 Diploma thesis at the Goethe University of Frankfurt, Institute of Botany: Control mechanisms during the synthesis of chloroplast proteins

1986-1992 Study of Biology at the Goethe University of Frankfurt: Major subjects: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Contact:
Dr. Jürgen Otte
Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre BiK-F
Georg-Voigt-Str. 14-16 (visitors)
Senckenberganlage 25 (mail)
60325 Frankfurt
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)69 7542 1857
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