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Prize winners

Since 2014 the German Botanical Society awards a prize for the best plant science master thesis, which was carried out at each of the participating universities. The following young scientists received the honor:

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2017

In the year 2017 DBG's representatives at several universities evaluated master theses in plant sciences. The following persons received the award (in alphabetical order):

Anže Žerdoner Čalasan (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Morphological, phylogenetic and taxonomic analysis of selected Trachelomonas (Euglenida) strains
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Jan Hendrik Hoerner (Universität Bielefeld)
Allelopathic effects of the invasive plant Erodium cicutarium on agricultural crop plants
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Hannah Elisa Krawczyk (Universität Münster)
Influence of complex-type N-glycosylation on brassinosteroid signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana
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Birte Peters (Universität Salzburg)
Epiphytic bacteria on lettuce affect the feeding behavior of an invasive pest slug
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Anike Schaller (Universität Kiel)
Untersuchungen zur Rolle von WHIRLY-Proteinen in der Kommunikation zwischen Zellkern und Organellen
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Linda Titkemeier (Carl von Ossietzky-University Oldenburg)
Entwicklung geeigneter Lernhilfen für die Pflanzenbestimmungsübungen
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2016

In the year 2016 DBG's representatives at 5 universities evaluated master theses in plant sciences. The following persons received the award (in alphabetical order):

Herbert Braunschmid (Universität Salzburg)
Divergent floral traits and pollinators of Cypripedium calceolus L.
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Ina Burghardt (Goethe Universität Frankfurt)
"The impact of plastid immunophilins on light acclimation of Arabidopsis thaliana.
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Dominika Kundel (Universität Konstanz)
Bio-Effector Application: Impact on Growth Performance of maize and effect on associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
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Laura Mosebach (Universität Münster)
Regulation of photosynthetic electron transfer via PGRL1 and PGR5 in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
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Wilena Telman (Universität Bielefeld)
Zur Funktion des 2-Cystein Peroxiredoxins und des Cyclophilin 20-3 innerhalb des Redox-regulatorischen Netzwerks von A. thaliana.
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Paulina Anna Zigelski (Universität Hamburg)
“Molecular biogeography of the Syzygium guineense complex: How environment and genetics push suffrutication in Africas Miombo region“
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2015

In the year 2015 DBG's representatives at 6 universities evaluated master theses in plant sciences. The following persons received the award (in alphabetical order):

Christoph Hahn (Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg):
The diversity of kale: Glucosinolate content and phylogenetic relationships
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Barbara Jakobs (Universität Konstanz):
Charakterisierung der physiologischen Funktion der mitochondrialen Protease DEG10 in Arabidopsis thaliana
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Stefanie Jung (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen):
Salt tolerance and genetic variability of Prunus serotina Ehrh.
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Johanna Kozak (Technische Universität München):
Dwarf, subalpine coniferous forests on permafrost lenses below the treeline in the Swiss Alps
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Christoph Tim Krannich (Universität Rostock):
Role of the ethylene-signaling-pathway with regard to drought tolerance and storage of potatoes
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Franziska Walther (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt):
Flora and vegetation of pavement grooves in the city of Frankfurt am Main
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Eva Laura von der Heyde (Universität Bielefeld):
Study of taxonomically restricted gene families in Volvox carteri
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2014

In the year 2014 DBG's representatives at 13 universities evaluated the master theses in plant sciences. The following persons received the award (in alphabetical order):

Philip Albers (FU Berlin):
In vivo regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana CPK5 in plant pathogen defense
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Christodoulos Filippis (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt): 
Untersuchungen zur Rolle von PaRCF1 und PaRCF2 bei der Organisation von Atmungskettensuperkomplexen bei Podospora anserina
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Simon Fraas (Universität Hamburg):
Hansa-Trace - Ein System zur automatischen Hochdurchsatz-Erfassung der schnellen Wachstums-effekte bei Arabidopsis thaliana L HEYNH more in the German summary with images

Klaus Herburger (Universität Innsbruck):
Zellwandkomponenten und ökophysiologische Charakterisierung der streptophytischen Grünalgen Klebsormidium sp. und Zygnema sp.
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Marcel Kansy (Universität Leipzig):
Einfluss von Lipiden auf die Struktur und Funktion von Photosystem II
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Friedrich Kirsch (Universität Rostock):
Integration des cyanobakteriellen Glyceratwegs aus Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 in die Photorespiration von Arabidopsis thaliana
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Christian Köttig (TU München):
Redoxregulation von Proteinposphatasen des Typs C2
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Verena Lauströer (Universität Bielefeld):
Influence of mycotrophic degree on growth response for two plant species in single and competition treatments under conditions promoting parasitism by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
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Maximilian Lauterbach (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz):
Phylogeny and biogeography of Zygophyllum s.l. (Zygophyllaceae)
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Frederic Schramm (Philipps-Universität Marburg):
Analysis of the peroxisomal membrane proteome of the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum and in vivo localization studies of putative peroxisomal proteins

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Sophie Steinhagen (Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen):
Ultrastruktur der Zellen von Cryptochlora perforans (Chlorarachniophyta)
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Florian Ulm (TU Kaiserslautern):
Below ground processes of a native and an invasive legume as a driver for nitrogen distribution on community scale
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Sebastian Wittek (Universität zu Köln):
Prosoaulax, a dinoflagellate with mysterious plastids
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