Dr Magnus Nordborg, Scientific Director of the Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology in Vienna, was elected a Corresponding Member of the Mathematics-Natural Sciences Class of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
In PLoS Genetics, Karel Riha et al of the Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology describe their discovery of 8 plant cyclins that are expressed in male meiotic cells of A.thaliana. Interestingly, none appear to be essential for meiotic progression.
In a recent Molecular Plant article Claudia Jonak et al provide evidence on how epigenetic pathways can regulate the expression of protein coding genes under environmental stress conditions.
Award-winning documentaries on plants … and a comic-horror film on the same theme! Faszinierende Dokumentarfilme über Pflanzen … und ein Horror-Comic-Film zum gleichen Thema!
The Thomas Greb group at the GMI is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on plant shoot development.