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Fabian-Philipp Sylvester (FU Berlin)

Fabian-Philipp Sylvester's Master thesis was awarded with the Prize for the Best Plant Science Master Thesis, which was carried out at FU Berlin in the year 2018.

Title of awarded thesis

"Targeted „genome editing“ via CRISPR/Cas9 and characterization of CDPKs in stress response"

This work shows the great potential of CRISPR/Cas9 regarding the analysis of coupled inherited isoforms of a gen family, here a CDPK gene cluster. Sylvester for the first time generated a triple mutant including cpk21, cpk23 using CRISPR/Cas9.

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