Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding

Dr. Markus Müller

Section "Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding"
Büsgen-Institute
Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology

Georg-August-University Göttingen
Büsgenweg 2
D-37077 Göttingen

Tel.: 0551/39-14281
Fax: 0551/39-8367
Email: mmuellef@gwdg.de



Career Path


1985Born in Emden, Lower Saxony

10/2005- 08/2008B.Sc. "Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology", Georg-August-University Göttingen

10/2008- 12/2010M.Sc. "Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology", Georg-August-University Göttingen

02/2011- 12/2013PhD student in the section "Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding", Georg-August-University Göttingen

since 01/2014Postdoc in the section "Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding", Georg-August-University Göttingen





Ongoing and completed projects

Biodiversity Exploratories - Beechadapt

Climate Impact and Adaptation Research in Lower Saxony (KLIFF), subproject: Genetic Adaptation Potential to Climate Change


Teaching

Lectures and seminars in forest genetics


Publications

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

Müller M, Finkeldey R (accepted) Genetic and adaptive trait variation in seedlings of European beech provenances from Northern Germany. Silvae Genetica

Müller M, Seifert S, Lübbe T, Leuschner C, Finkeldey R (2017) De novo transcriptome assembly and analysis of differential gene expression in response to drought in European beech. PLOS ONE 12: e0184167. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184167

Müller M, Seifert S, Finkeldey R (2017) Comparison and confirmation of SNP-bud burst associations in European beech populations in Germany. Tree Genetics and Genomes 13: 59. doi: 10.1007/s11295-017-1145-9

Müller M, Seifert S, Finkeldey R (2015) A candidate gene-based association study reveals SNPs significantly associated with bud burst in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Tree Genetics and Genomes 11: 116. doi: 10.1007/s11295-015-0943-1

Müller* M, Seifert* S, Finkeldey R (2015) Identification of SNPs in candidate genes potentially involved in bud burst in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Silvae Genetica 64: 1-20

Carsjens C, Nguyen QN, Guzy J, Knutzen F, Meier IC, Müller M, Finkeldey R, Leuschner C, Polle A (2014) Intra-specific variations of stress-related genes in beech progenies are stronger than drought-induced responses. Tree Physiology 34: 1348-1361. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpu093

Other publications

Müller M (2014) A candidate gene-based association study to investigate potentially adaptive genetic variation in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Dissertation. Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany




*equal contribution