1983 …2023

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Frank Johannes (b. 1976) conducts research in the area of plant epigenomics. His group combines experimental and computational approaches to elucidate epigenetic mechanisms of genome regulation and inheritance in plants.

Johannes obtained his PhD at Pennsylvania State University’s (USA) focusing on statistical genetics. He spent the last year of his PhD as a Marie Curie Fellow at the French Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA). He continued this work as a postdoc at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and later at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He stayed in Groningen as an Assistant Professor before being appointed Rudolf Mößbauer Professor at TUM. In 2022, he was appointed Associate Professor.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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