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: +49 33433 157 0
Fax: +49 33433 157 199
fg-ws@thuenen.de


Dr. habil. Bernd Degen

Head of the Institute of Forest Genetics

Dr. habil. Bernd  Degen
Address
Sieker Landstraße 2
22927 Großhansdorf
Phone
+49 4102 696 101
Fax
+49 4102 696 200
E-Mail
bernd.degen@thuenen.de

1987-1993: Study of forestry at Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany  

1993-1996: Doctorate at faculty of forestry at Georg-August-University Göttingen with doctoral thesis in forest genetics: ‘Modellgestützte Systemanalyse der Dynamik adaptiver Potentiale von Baumpopulationen’ (‘System analysis of the dynamics of adaptive potentials of tree populations by use of computer models’)  

10/1998 – 05/2004: Scientist and head of the forest genetic lab at INRA (INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE) in Kourou, French Guyana  

Since 06/2004: Director and Professor / Head of the Thuenen Institute of Forest Genetics, Germany  

12/2005: Habilitation at the Department of Biology at the University of Hamburg about the theme: “Studies on structure and dynamics of genetic variation of tree populations in temperate and tropical forests – contributions to a comparison”, Venia legendi for the area Applied Botany  

Since 2004: National coordinator of Germany for the European Network of Forest Genetic Resources (EUFORGEN) => www.euforgen.org

Since 2004: Editor in Chief of the international journal Silvae Genetica => https://www.thuenen.de/en/fg/silvae-genetica/

Coordination and lead of the following actual research project:   ·        

  • A new test approach to identify the origin of forest reproductive material in Europe (Origin); BMEL & BMU, Waldklimafonds, 12/2017-12/2021 => https://www.thuenen.de/en/fg/projects/current-projects/origin/
  • Large scale project on genetic timber verification -(LargeScale); BMEL “Internationale nachhaltige Waldwirtschaft”, 10/2014-12/2017
  • DNA-basierte Arten- und Herkunftsbestimmung für Holz und Holzprodukte der Weißeichen -Sektion Quercus (DBU Weißeiche), Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, 10/2014-09/2016
  • Scientific support of the "Global Timber Tracking Networks (GTTN)", European Forest Institute (EFI), 11/2016-12/2019 

Participation in the following project

  • Genetic monitoring of beech and spruce in Germany to evaluate genetic adaptation to envirinmental conditions (GenMon), BMEL / BMUB "Waldklimafonds", 06/2016-09/2019

Publications

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  1. Blanc-Jolivet C, Mader M, Bouda ZH-N, Massot M, Dainou K, Yene G, Opuni-Frimpong E, Degen B (2021) Development of new SNP and INDEL loci for the valuable African timber species Lophira alata. Conserv Genet Resources 13:85-87, DOI:10.1007/s12686-020-01173-5
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 466 kb
  2. Degen B, Yanbaev YA, Blanc-Jolivet C, Ianbaev R, Bakhtina S, Mader M (2021) Genetic comparison of planted and natural Quercus robur stands in Russia. Silvae Genetica 70:1-8, DOI:10.2478/sg-2021-0001
  3. Liesebach M, Wolf H, Beez J, Degen B, Erley M, Haverkamp M, Janßen A, Kätzel R, Kahlert K, Kleinschmit J, Paul M, Voth W (2021) Identifizierung von für Deutschland relevanten Baumarten im Klimawandel und länderübergreifendes Konzept zur Anlage von Vergleichsanbauten - Empfehlungen der Bund-Länder-Arbeitsgruppe „Forstliche Genressourcen und Forstsaatgutrecht“ zu den Arbeitsaufträgen der Waldbaureferenten. Braunschweig: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, 51 p, Thünen Working Paper 172, DOI:10.3220/WP1617712541000
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  4. Schröder H, Palczewski S, Degen B (2020) Development of D-Loop mitochondrial markers for amplification of prey DNA from wolf scat. Conserv Genet Resources:in Press, DOI:10.1007/s12686-020-01169-1
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 480 kb
  5. Blanc-Jolivet C, Bakhtina S, Yanbaev R, Yanbaev YA, Mader M, Guichoux E, Degen B (2020) Development of new SNPs loci on Quercus robur and Quercus petraea for genetic studies covering the whole species’ distribution range. Conserv Genet Resources 12:597-600, DOI:10.1007/s12686-020-01141-z
  6. Pakull B, Schindler L, Mader M, Kersten B, Blanc-Jolivet C, Paulini M, Lemes MR, Ward S, Navarro CM, Cavers S, Sebbenn AM, Dio Odi, Guichoux E, Degen B (2020) Development of nuclear SNP markers for Mahogany (Swietenia spp.). Conserv Genet Resources 12:585-587, DOI:10.1007/s12686-020-01162-8
    pdf document (limited accessibility) 254 kb
  7. Blanc-Jolivet C, Mader M, Bouda ZH-N, Guichoux E, Yene G, Opuni-Frimpong E, Degen B (2020) Development of SNP markers for the African timber species Nauclea diderrichii. Conserv Genet Resources 12:357-359, DOI:10.1007/s12686-019-01115-w
  8. Degen B (2020) Forstpflanzenzüchtung in Deutschland im internationalen Vergleich - Erreichtes, Potentiale, Grenzen. Thünen Rep 76:260-266
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  9. Garcia-Davila CR, Aldana Gomero D, Renno J-F, Diaz Soria R, Hidalgo Pizango G, Flores Llampazo G, Castro-Ruiz D, Mejia de Loayza E, Angulo Chavez C, Mader M, Tysklind N, Paredes-Villanueva K, del Castillo Torres D, Degen B, Honorio Coronado EN (2020) Molecular evidence for three genetic species of Dipteryx in the Peruvian Amazon. Genetica 148:1-11, DOI:10.1007/s10709-019-00082-2
  10. Paredes-Villanueva K, Blanc-Jolivet C, Mader M, Honorio Coronado EN, Garcia-Davila CR, Sebbenn AM, Meyer-Sand BRV, Caron H, Tysklind N, Cavers S, Degen B (2020) Nuclear and plastid SNP markers for tracing Cedrela timber in the tropics. Conserv Genet Resources 12:239-244, DOI:10.1007/s12686-019-01110-1

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