Claude Becker

Dr. Becker is a Junior Group Leader researching the Genomics and Epigenomics of Plant-Plant and Plant-Environment Interactions


Dr. Becker will join the GMI in December of 2016. Previously he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and then Research Associate in the lab of Detlef Weigel at the Max Planck Institute of Developmental Biology in Tübingen

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Biology: Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany, 2005
  • PhD in Biology: Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany, 2010

Professional Training and Positions Held

  • Post-doctoral Fellow: Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany, 2010 Advisor: Dr. Klaus Palme
  • Post-doctoral Fellow: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany, 2010 - 2011 Advisor: Dr. Detlef Weigel
  • Research Associate: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany, 2011 - 2016 Advisor: Dr. Detlef Weigel


  • PhD Fellowship of the "Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg" 2005
  • Associated member of the GRK 1305 "Signal Systems in Plant Model Organisms" at the University of Freiburg 2006


Here is a list of all of Dr. Becker's publications.

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