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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Degen B (2020) Forstpflanzenzüchtung in Deutschland im internationalen Vergleich - Erreichtes, Potentiale, Grenzen. Thünen Rep 76:260-266
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  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Schmitz N, Beeckman H, Blanc-Jolivet C, Boeschoten L, Braga JWB, Cabezas JA, Chaix G, Crameri S, Degen B, Deklerck V, Dormontt EE, Espinoza E, Gasson P, Haag V, Helmling S, Horacek M, Koch G, Lancaster C, Olbrich A, Zemke V, et al (2020) Overview of current practices in data analysis for wood identification : A guide for the different timber tracking methods. GTTN secretariat, European Forest Institute and Thünen Institute, 141 p, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.21518.79689
  7. Tysklind N, Blanc-Jolivet C, Mader M, Meyer-Sand BRV, Paredes-Villanueva K, Honorio Coronado EN, Garcia-Davila CR, Sebbenn AM, Caron H, Troispoux V, Guichoux E, Degen B (2019) Development of nuclear and plastid SNP and INDEL markers for population genetic studies and timber traceability of Carapa species. Conserv Genet Resources 11(3):337-339, DOI:10.1007/s12686-019-01090-2
  8. Honorio Coronado EN, Blanc-Jolivet C, Mader M, Garcia-Davila CR, Sebbenn AM, Meyer-Sand BRV, Paredes-Villanueva K, Tysklind N, Troispoux V, Massot M, Degen B (2019) Development of nuclear and plastid SNP markers for genetic studies of Dipteryx tree species in Amazonia. Conserv Genet Resources 11(3):333-336, DOI:10.1007/s12686-019-01081-3
  9. Schmitz N, Blanc-Jolivet C, Cervera MT, Chavesta M, Cronn R, Deklerck V, Diaz-Sala C, Dormontt EE, Gasson P, Gehl D, Haag V, Hermanson JC, Honorio Coronado EN, Lancaster C, Lens F, Liendo Hoyos EP, Martinez-Jarquin S, Montenegro R, Degen B, Koch G, et al (2019) General sampling guide for timber tracking : How to collect reference samples for timber identification. GTTN, 43 p, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.26883.96806
  10. Degen B, Yanbaev R, Yanbaev YA (2019) Genetic differentiation of Quercus robur in the South-Ural. Silvae Genetica 68(1):111-115, DOI:10.2478/sg-2019-0019
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