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Institute of

FG Forest Genetics

Virginia Zahn


Institut für Forstgenetik

Sieker Landstraße 2
22927 Großhansdorf
Telephone
+49 4102 696 168
Fax
+49 4102 696 200
Email
virginia.zahn@thuenen.de

PhD student - research group Genetic Technologies


Since 2021: PhD student at the junior research group Genetic Technologies in the project 'TreeEdit'

2017 to 2020: Master of Science Plant Biotechnology with focus on plant molecular biology at Leibniz University Hanover.
Master thesis: ‘A FLP recombinase-based transformation system in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii’.

2013 to 2017: Bachelor of Science Plant Biotechnology at Leibniz University Hanover.
Bachelor thesis: ‘creation and physiological characterization of transgenic ethylene-insensitive (etr1-1) ornamentals'

2011 to 2013: Training as BTA at the School of Life Science Hamburg

 

Publications

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    Zahn V, Sievers A-J, Fladung M, Brügmann T (2022) A reliable in vitro culture system for Fagus sylvatica - first steps to expend the scope of genome editing in forest trees to beech. In: Plant Sciences for a Sustainable Future : Botanik-Tagung, International Conference of the German Society for Plant Sciences, 2022 Bonn, 28 August - 01 September ; Programme. Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, p 249

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    Zahn V, Brügmann T, Fladung M (2022) Combining bacterial and viral elements for efficient gene targeting in poplar. In: Plant Sciences for a Sustainable Future : Botanik-Tagung, International Conference of the German Society for Plant Sciences, 2022 Bonn, 28 August - 01 September ; Programme. Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, p 85

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    Zahn V, Fladung M, Brügmann T (2022) Combining bacterial and viral elements for efficient gene targeting in poplar. In: COST Action CA18111 "Genome Editing in Plants" : Book of Abstracts ; 3rd PlantEd conference, 5 - 7 September 2022, Düsseldorf, Germany. p 24

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    Brügmann T, Zebbedies S, Zahn V, Fladung M (2022) Diverse mutation patterns include large deletions in a CRISPR/nCas9 double nicking approach poplar. In: COST Action CA18111 "Genome Editing in Plants" : Book of Abstracts ; 3rd PlantEd conference, 5 - 7 September 2022, Düsseldorf, Germany. p 48

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    Brügmann T, Zebbedies S, Zahn V, Fladung M (2022) Diverse mutation patterns include large deletions in a CRISPR/nCas9 double nicking approach poplar. In: Plant Sciences for a Sustainable Future : Botanik-Tagung, International Conference of the German Society for Plant Sciences, 2022 Bonn, 28 August - 01 September ; Programme. Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, p 248

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    Brügmann T, Zahn V, Fendel A, Zebbedies S, Sievers A-J, Becker D, Fladung M (2022) Neue biotechnologische Methoden für Gehölze. In: Liesebach M, Tröber U (eds) 7. Tagung der Sektion Forstgenetik/Forstpflanzenzüchtung : "Beiträge von Forstpflanzenzüchtung und Forstgenetik für den Wald von Morgen" ; Ahrensburg, 12. bis 14. September 2022, Abstract-Band und Exkursionsführer. p 11

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