SEB President's Medal 2018 in plant biology was awarded to Prof. Caroline Gutjahr for outstanding merit.
Prof. Chris-Carolin Schön received the Bavarian Order of Merit (Bayerischer Verdienstorden) for her engagement for the state of Bavaria. The Order of Merit has been presented in a ceremony by the Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder on 27th of June 2018.
Press release Bavarian State Chancellery from 22.06.2018 (German only)
see article of the Münchner Merkur from 23.06.2018 (German only)
Press release TU Munich fom 27.06.2018 (German only)
articel Münchner Merkur from 28.06.2018 (German only)
Samerberger Nachrichten from 28.06.2018 (German only)
Landshuter Zeitung, March 24, 2018, article from Katharina Aurich after interviewing Prof. Schön, "The best of two worlds" (pdf-file - in German language only)
Radio Bayern 2, broadcast Notizbuch from 15.03.2018: “Bei Saatgutzüchtern zu Besuch - Vom Säen und Ernten“ (Visiting plant breeders – from seeding to harvesting), about the development of plants for the future; report by Tobias Chmura and interviews with Dr. Eva Bauer, Stefan Schwertfirm and the plant breeder company Breun (German language only)
Symposium „Climate change in urban areas – challenges for agriculture and water management” 19.02.2019, at the Munich Residence.
Programm (German only)
Podium discussion about “Risks and chances of the climate change” with Prof. Sonnewald FAU Erlangen.
On February 6, 2018, Prof. Chris-Caroline Schön talked about „Green biotechnology – chances and future perspectives" at the Lindenkeller Freising. The talk is part of the event "TUM@Freising, Science explained for everyone". News article Freisinger Tagblatt (German only) (as tif-file)
Link to the University homepage (German only)
Link to Freising (German only)
Münchner Merkur October 14, 2017 (Journal J5, Welt und Wissen): "Mais trotzt Hitze, Kälte, Trockenheit", article from Christian Rauch after interviewing Prof. Schön and Dr. Bauer (in German language only) - pdf-file
On October 9, 2017 the project network “BayKlimaFit – Strategies for the adaptation of crop plants to climate change” presented an interim report during a conference at the Innovations- und Gründerzentrum Biotechnologie (IZB) in Martinsried/Munich.
News coverage MünchenTV on 9. Oktober 2017 (German language only)
topagrarONLINE 18.10. 2017 (German language only)
Focus Online Local 09.10. 2017 (German language only)
Mittelbayerische 09.10. 2017 (German language only)
Welt N24 09.10.2017 (German language only)
Schwäbische 09.10.2017 (German language only)
idowa 09.10.2017 (German language only)
Umweltruf 09.10.2017 (German language only)
Forum Grüne Vernunft 09.10.2017 (German language only)
Heimatzeitung 09.10. 2017 (German language only)
Prof. Dr. Caroline Gutjahr receives an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council.
more information - FOCUS ONLINE 08.09.2017 (German language only)
On 09. 08. 2017 Prof. Gutjahr receives the Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award from the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America.
The project network BayKlimaFit was introduced on a full-side spread in the latest issue of BayFOR News (February 2017 issue, page 21 - German only). pdf
We are pleased to present the first publication of the project network BayKlimaFit from the subproject “Improving cold tolerance of maize”. Professor Dr. Chris-Carolin Schön and her team of theTechnical University of Munich generated the first reference sequence of a European Flint maize line (bioRxiv doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/103747).
Registration "Spring School 2017" in Herrsching am Ammersee (March 25 - April 1, 2017) and the International Conference "Selection Theory and Breeding Methodology" in Freising (March 23 - 24, 2017) are open now.
On June 23rd, 2016 Prof. Mustroph explained visitors of the Landesgartenschau which strategies plants have developed to survive flooding.
More information (in German language only)
We are pleased to announce that on June 21st 2016 Prof Chris-Carolin Schön (Chair of Plant Breeding at the Technical University Munich) was awarded the Max Schönleutner medal.
top agrarOnline, 26.05.2016 (German language only)
farmer, 24.05.2016 (Polish language only)
einBlick (University Würzburg), 23.05.2016 (German language only)
ScienceDaily, 17. Mai 2016
Artikel Nürnberger Nachrichten (Altmühl-Bote), 18. April 2016 (German language only)
Artikel Mittelbayerische Zeitung, 9. May 2016 (German language only)
On 14th April 2016 the kick off meeting for the project network “BayKlimaFit – Strategies for the adaptation of crop plants to climate change” was held at the Munich Residence. After a brief welcome speech by the president of the Technical University Munich, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang A. Herrmann, the Bavarian State Minister Ms. Ulrike Scharf took over. She introduced the audience to the problems of climate change and presented the research cluster. With a symbolic sponsorship check she handed over to the research teams the project network was officially kicked off. Representatives of the 9 individual subprojects then provided details of their scientific objectives to the public. About 140 guests from all over Germany attended the event.
Special thanks to all helpers and guests who contributed to make this kick off meeting a big success.
Press release Bavarian State Ministry of the Environmental and Consumer Protection (German language only)
Press release TU Munich (German language only)
Press release University Bayreuth (German language only)
Press release University Regensburg (Wochenblatt), 22. April 2016 (German language only)