Institute of

Forest Genetics

Secretariat Großhansdorf

Irene Joraszik

Sieker Landstraße 2
22927 Großhansdorf
Phone: +49 4102 696 0
Fax: +49 4102 696 200
fg@thuenen.de

Location manager Waldsieversdorf

  • Volker Schneck

Secretariat Waldsieversdorf

Stefanie Mordau

Eberswalder Chaussee 3a
15377 Waldsieversdorf
Phone: 0334331570
Fax: +49 33433 157 199
fg-ws@thuenen.de


PD Dr. Birgit Kersten

Employee in the Field of Activity Genome Research, Focus Bioinformatics

PD Dr. Birgit  Kersten
Address
Sieker Landstraße 2
22927 Großhansdorf
Phone
+49 4102 696 105
Fax
+49 4102 696 200
E-Mail
birgit.kersten@thuenen.de

Study of Biology/Biophysics at the Humboldt University of Berlin (diploma in 1988; PhD in 2000)

2000 – 2006 Group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics and at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin; active in genomics and proteomics; development of plant protein microarrays and of different applications

2006-2010 After switch to bioinformatics (2006), leader of bioinformatic teams at the former RZPD in Berlin and the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology in Potsdam-Golm; responsible for GabiPD, the GABI Primary Database
(http://www.gabipd.org)

since 2010 Staff scientist (bioinformatics) at the Thünen Institute of Forest Genetics in the field of activity „Genome Research“; bioinformatic analyses of genomic and transcriptomic data from next generation sequencing of different tree species

2017 Habilitation at the department of Molecular Biology at the University of Potsdam

2017 Habilitation and venia legendi in Molecular Biology at the University of Hamburg

Projects (management):

Holz-DNA-Barcoding
Entwicklung von Forschungsdatenbanken

Projects (involved):

Poplar dioecy
Oak defence
Genomanalyse bei Bäumen
GenMon
Fichte-Trockenheit
Methylsalicylat in Birken
Transformation-induzierte Mutationen

Editorial Boards

Review editor of the journal "Frontiers in Plant Proteomics"
more information: www.frontiersin.org/Plant_Proteomics

Publications

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  1. Mosca E, Cruz F, Gomez-Garrido J, Bianco L, Rellstab C, Brodbeck S, Csillery K, Fady B, Fladung M, Fussi B, Gömöry D, Gonzalez-Martinez SC, Grivet D, Gut M, Hansen OK, Heer K, Kaya Z, Krutovsky KV, Kersten B, Liepelt S, et al (2019) A reference genome sequence for the European silver fir (Abies alba Mill.): A community-generated genomic resource. G3 Genes Genomes Genetics 9(7):2039-2049, DOI:10.1534/g3.119.400083
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 975 kb
  2. Leite Montalvao AP, Müller NA, Kersten B, Schiffthaler B, Bräutigam K-R, Pakull B, Hönicka H, Vettori C, Cronk Q, Ingvarsson P, Sabatti M, Street N, Fladung M (2019) A single gene is underlying the dynamic evolution of sex determination in poplars. In: Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft (ed) Botanikertagung 2019 : international plant science conference ; 15.-19. September, Rostock. Rostock: Univ Rostock, p 98
  3. Paffetti D, Kersten B, Fladung M, Paoletti E, Hoshika Y, Popescu F, Postolache D, Garosi C, Vettori C (2019) DNA methylation variation in oxford poplar clone under ozone stress : Oral communication abstract - 2.03. In: 63rd Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics : annual congress ; science and innovation for sustainable agriculture intensification: the contribution of plant genetics and breeding, programme, poster list, Naples 10th - 13th September 2019.
  4. Mader M, Kersten B (2019) Fagus sylvatica chloroplast, complete genome : NCBI, accession NC 041437 (version NC 041437.1), DNA sequence, 158462 bp [online]. , zu finden in <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/NC_041437.1> [zitiert am 14.05.2019]
  5. Brenner WG, Mader M, Müller NA, Hönicka H, Schröder H, Zorn I, Fladung M, Kersten B (2019) High level of conservation of mitochondrial RNA editing sites among four Populus species. G3 Genes Genomes Genetics 9:709-717, DOI:10.1534/g3.118.200763
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 1414 kb
  6. Brenner WG, Mader M, Müller NA, Hönicka H, Schröder H, Zorn I, Fladung M, Kersten B (2019) High level of conservation of mitochondrial RNA editing sites among four Populus species : NCBI SRA, accession PRJNA514029, 14 SRA experiments, RNA-Seq data, 212 Gb [online]. , zu finden in <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bioproject/?term=(PRJNA514029)%20AND%20bioproject_sra[filter]%20NOT%20bioproject_gap[filter]> [zitiert am 12.02.2019]
  7. Schöning-Stierand K, Schröder H, Degen B, Kersten B (2019) Identification of tree species in wood composite products by DNA barcoding. Genome 62:431-432
  8. Brügmann T, Wetzel H, Hettrich K, Smeds A, Willför S, Kersten B, Fladung M (2019) Knockdown of PCBER1, a gene of neolignan biosynthesis, resulted in increased poplar growth. Planta 249(2):515-525, DOI:10.1007/s00425-018-3021-8
  9. Schröder H, Kersten B, Fladung M (2019) Multiplexed chloroplast and nuclear marker sets for differentiation of 19 relevant poplar species for breeding. Genome 62: 431
  10. Schott T, Schröder H, Kersten B (2019) Pinus cembra voucher PICEM_1_1 chloroplast, complete genome. NCBI accession MN536531 (version MN536531.1), DNA sequence, 116609 bp [online]. , zu finden in <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/MN536531> [zitiert am 26.11.2019]

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