Mitarbeiterin am Fachbereich Biologie

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang
- 1993-1999: Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
- 1998-2002: PhD in Plant Pathology, Agro-Paris-Tech, Paris, France
- 2002-2005: Postdoctorate fellow, MPI Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
- 2005-2010: Research Group Leader, MPI Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
- 2010-present: Full professor in “Plant Molecular Evolution” at University of Münster

Lehrschwerpunkte
- Population Genetics
- Adaptive Evolution in Molecular Systems
- Plant Evolutionary Genetics

Forschungsschwerpunkte
- The molecular basis of genetic adaptation in A. thaliana and its relatives
- The molecular consequences of Life-history evolution in A. thaliana
- The genetics of local adaptation

Ausgewählte Projekte

- SFB680
- Cis-regulatory divergence in the Arabidopsis genus
- Evolution of plant basal immunity

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Assessing the influence of adjacent gene orientation on the evolution of gene upstream regions in Arabidopsis thaliana F. He, W.H. Chen, S. Collins, C. Acquisti, U. Goebel, S. Ramos-Onsins, M. J. Lercher, J. de Meaux (2010) Genetics, 10.1534/genetics.110.114629

Genome-wide association study of 107 phenotypes in a common set of Arabidopsis thaliana inbred lines. S. Atwell, Y. Huang, B. Vilhj´almsson, G. Willems, M. Horton, D. Meng, A. Platt, A. Tarone, R. Jiang, Y. Li, W. Muliati, M. Ali Amer, I. Baxter, B. Brachi, J. Chory, C. Dean, M. Debieu, J. de Meaux, J. Ecker, N. Faure, J. Iskern, J.D.G. Jones, T. Michael, A. Nemri, F. Roux, D. Salt, C. Tang, B. Traw, D. Weigel, J. Borevitz, J. Bergelson, M. Nordborg. Nature, 2010 Mar. 24.

Structurally different alleles of the ath- MIR824 microRNA precursor are maintained at high frequency in Arabidopsis thaliana. J. de Meaux, J.Y. Hu, U. Tartler and U. Goebel (2008) Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 105 (26): 8994–8999.

Evolution of Chalcone Synthase cis-regulation in genus Arabidopsis. J. de Meaux, A. Pop and T. Mitchell-Olds (2006) Genetics, 174 (4): 2181-2202.

Allele-specific assay reveals functional variation in the Arabidopsis thaliana chalcone synthase promoter region that is compatible with neutral evolution. J. de Meaux, U. Goebel, A. Pop and T. Mitchell-Olds (2005) Plant Cell, 17, 676-690.

Ausgewählte Kooperationen

- Martin Lercher University of Düsseldorf (Evolutionary genomics of gene expression)
- Magnus Nordborg Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, Austria (Association Genetics)
- Justin Borevitz, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA (Cis-regulatory divergence)
- Silke Robatzek, Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK (Evolution of Basal Immunity)