Welcome to Phytopathology Hamburg
Plant pathogens cause tremendous losses in crop yield each year and frequently contaminate crops with toxins. Toxins have a massive impact on human and animal health.
In our department Molecular Phytopathology and Genetics we investigate plant-fungal interactions on a molecular, biochemical, and structural level. An additional focus is on improving feedstock properties of plants.
We find out about:
The FUNGUS and its immanent virulence - SCHÄFER LAB