Scientific career - Prof. Dr. Markus Schwarzländer

© WWU - Prof. Dr. M. Schwarzländer
Prof. Dr. Markus Schwarzländer
Institute for Plant Biology and Biotechnology
Plant Energy Biology
Room 301a
Schlossplatz 8
48143 Münster
Tel: +49 251 83-24801
Fax: +49 251 83-28371


  • Since 2017Professor at the Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology (IBBP), WWU Münster
  • 2017Habilitation and venia legendi in Plant Physiology & Cell Biology, Agricultural Faculty, University of Bonn
  • Since 2013Emmy Noether Research Group Leader, Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), University of Bonn & Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology (IBBP), WWU Münster
  • 2011 – 2013Postdoctoral Researcher, Prof. Meyer’s Group, INRES - Chemical Signalling, University of Bonn
  • 2008 – 2011Junior Research Fellow at New College, University of Oxford, Department of Plant Sciences
  • 2005 – 2009DPhil in Plant Science at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, Prof. Sweetlove’s Group, Department of Plant Sciences
  • 2002 – 2005Undergraduate studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


  • Plant Physiology – Monitoring Editor
  • New Phytologist – Advisory Board


  • 2017BioSC Supervision Award of the Bioeconomy Science Center
  • 2017President’s Medal of the Society for Experimental Biology (SEB)
  • 2013Emmy Noether Research Fellowship by the DFG
  • 2009Edward Chapman Research Prize from Magdalen College, University of Oxford
  • 2008 Weston Junior Research Fellowship at New College, University of Oxford
  • 2007Doctoral Fellow of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • 2005Sainsbury PhD Studentship of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation
  • 2005Herbert-Marcinek-Preis of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2003Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • 2002Scholarship from the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie