Laura Böttner

PhD Student

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Plant Biotechnology Group
Institute for Biology and Biotechnology of Plants
Schlossplatz 7-8
D-48143 Münster

and

Plant Adaptation-in-action Group
Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity
Hüfferstr. 1
D-48149 Münster, Germany

Tel.: +49 251/83-
boettner@uni-muenster.de

Nationality: German De

Education

  • Since 2018:
    PhD studies in the Research Groups Plant Biotechnology, Institute for Biology and Biotechnology of Plants, and Plant Adaptation-in-action, Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Germany
  • 2015 - 2017:
    Master of Science in Functional Plant Sciences (M.Sc.), University of Rostock, Germany
  • 2011-2014:
    Bachelor of Science in Biology (B.Sc.), University of Würzburg, Germany

Work Experience

  • 2017-2018
    Student Research Assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
  • 2016
    Research Internship, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
  • 2015
    Student Research Assistant, Leibniz Institute of PLant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben, Germany
  • 2014
    Research Internship, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Umeå, Sweden

Supervisors

  • Dr. Meret Huber, Institute for Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, University of Münster
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Prüfer, Institute for Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, University of Münster
  • Prof. Dr. Shuqing Xu, Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster
  • Prof. Dr. Jonathan Gershenzon, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena

Publications

  • Mau M, Liiving T, Formenko L, Goertzen R, Paczesniak D, Böttner L, Sharbel TF (2021) The spread of infectious asexuality through haploid pollen. New Phytol 230: 804-820. 10.1111/nph.17174
  • Böttner L, Grabe V, Gablenz S, Böhme N, Appenroth KJ, Gershenzon J, Huber M (2020) Differential localization of flavonoid glucosides in an aquatic plant implicates different functions under abiotic stress. Plant Cell Environ 44:900-914. 10.1111/pce.13974 [doi]

Research interests

  • Chemical Ecology
  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Plant-Insect Microbe Interactions

PhD project description

Project 1: Ecological functions of rubber biosynthesis in dandelion species (Institute for Plant Biology and Biotechnology)

Project 2: Plant defense evolution in duckweed upon herbivory and the role of plant microbiota (Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity)