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

Secretariat Waldsieversdorf

Rosi Adler

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 oft he following actual research projects:   ·        

  • 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. Degen B, Schröder H, Blanc-Jolivet C, Yanbaev YA (2018) Twenty years German-Russian co-operation for genetic diversity in forests. Thünen Rep 62:69-72
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  2. Degen B, Schröder H, Tottewitz F (2018) Was frisst der Wolf? Genetische Analyse des Beutespektrums. In: Ammer C, Bredemeier M, Arnim G von (eds) FowiTa : Forstwissenschaftliche Tagung 2018 Göttingen ; Programm & Abstracts ; 24. bis 26. September 2018. Göttingen: Univ Göttingen, Fakultät für Forstwissenschaften und Waldökologie, p 86
  3. Degen B, Blanc-Jolivet C, Stierand K, Gillet E (2017) A nearest neighbour approach by genetic distance to the assignment of individual trees to geographic origin. Forensic Sci Int Genetics 27:132-141, DOI:10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.12.011
  4. Kersten B, Mader M, Müller N, Schröder H, Pakull B, Blanc-Jolivet C, Liesebach H, Liesebach M, Degen B, Fladung M (2017) Application of NGS to develop molecular markers for monitoring and selection purposes in the context of climate change. In: International Union of Forest Research Organizations (ed) IUFRO 125th anniversary congress 2017 : 18-22 September 2017, Freiburg, Germany.
  5. Blanc-Jolivet C, Kersten B, Dainou K, Hardy OJ, Guichoux E, Delcamp A, Degen B (2017) Development of nuclear SNP markers for genetic tracking for Iroko, Milicia excelsa and Milicia regia. Conserv Genet Resources 9(4):531-533, DOI:10.1007/s12686-017-0716-2
  6. Dainou K, Flot J-F, Degen B, Blanc-Jolivet C, Doucet J-L, Lassois L, Hardy OJ (2017) DNA taxonomy in the timber genus Milicia: evidence of unidirectional introgression in the West African contact zone. Tree Genetics Genomes 13(90):in Press, DOI:10.1007/s11295-017-1174-4
  7. Degen B (2017) DNA-Tests an Holzproben am Thünen-Institut : eine Zwischenbilanz nach vier Jahren - Zukünftig sollen auch Span- und Sperrholzplatten genetisch untersucht werden. Holz Zentralbl 143(24):553
  8. Kleinschmit JR, Arenhövel W, Degen B, Haverkamp M, Janßen A, Kätzel R, Konnert M, Rogge M, Rose B, Strich S, Voth W, Wolf H (2017) Empfehlungen für die Anlage von Samenplantagen zur Produktion gebietseigener Gehölze. Natur Landsch 92(5):221-227, DOI:10.17433/5.2017.50153469.221-227
  9. Schröder H, Degen B, Kersten B (2016) Anwenderfreundliche DNA-Marker zur Herkunftsidentifizierung von Eichenholz. Thünen Rep 45:66-73
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  10. Mader M, Kersten B, Pakull B, Blanc-Jolivet C, Degen B (2016) Assembly of tropical tree chloroplast genomes from NGS genome skimming data. In: 4th Plant Genomics Congress : Poster Presentation Abstract ; London, UK ; 9.5.2016-10.5.2016. London, p 21

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