Congratulations, Víctor

Today we celebrated the very first online Master thesis defence of our lab. did a marvellous job facing his evaluators in a Blackboard Collaborate videoconference. Strange times it have been with all the Covid-19...

Feeling truly honoured….

Second year in a row, Stephan is nominated as . Particularly, because this is a prize awarded by the students, it is a tremendous honour to be among the nominees. Thanks so much for...

Great advances were presented in our last IPSC meeting

  At the beginning of December, the IPSC consortium met for a last time in 2019. The meeting was held at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, organised by Jutta Ludwig-Müller. Obviously, all members of the consortium...

Marta got the prize for the best oral presentation

Today, Marta represented our lab and the CBGP at the II Congreso de Jóvenes Investigadores en Ciencias Agroalimentarias in Almeria, Spain, held at the Centro de Investigación en Agrosistemas Intensivos Mediterráneos y Biotecnología Agroalimentaria (CIAIMBITAL), Universiad...

Busy week of travelling ahead…

On the 17th of October Marta will present her work We are happy for Marta, who has been invited to present part of her research work on lignocellulose exploitation at the II Congreso de Jóvenes...

Farewell Freia…

After two weeks in our lab, it is time to say goodbye to Freia who helped us a lot in the analysis of candidate genes that showed up in our common international EIG-CONCERT Japan...

The team is growing…

We are extremely happy that we were able to welcome two new team members in our group, who joined the lab in the last week. On the one hand, we welcome Paloma back, who...

New guest scientist in the lab

On behalf of the entire laboratory I am very happy to welcome a new guest in the lab! Very recently, Tatiana ROSSATTO joined our team. Tatiana is PhD at the Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brasil, in the...

Defence at the end of the channel

Our latest thoughts regarding substrate channeling in OPDA biosynthesis got finally published. Rustgi, S. et al. 2019 International Journal of Molecular Sciences The channeling of metabolites is an essential step of metabolic regulation in all living...

Congratulations to Paloma & Raúl

So proud of Paloma Ortiz García and Raúl Jiménez Coll who successfully defended their Master theses today. Thank you so much for your contributions over the last few month. I hope, you enjoyed your time in our lab...

Stephan was awarded with the Espiga de Oro

  In this year’s 3rd edition of the Premio Espiga de Oro awarded by the students of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Stephan was awarded with prize...

Open Postdoc Position

  Post-Doctoral Position in Plant Development A 2-year post-doctoral position in the framework of the Servero Ochoa Excellence Program is available in our team (PollmannLab). Motivated candidates interested in plant hormone crosstalk as well as genetic variability and...

Substrate channeling in JA biosynthesis

I am very happy that this work got finally published. Thanks to all co-authors for joining forces in this truly international project    Pollmann, S. et al. 2019 Journal of Experimental Botany Oxygenated membrane fatty acid...

Profesor Titular de Universidad, finally…

  It was quite a way to go, but finally I passed the “OPOSICIÓN” to become Associate Professor and civil servant at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Two oral examinations of 90+90 min and...

Next up Phytohormones in Valencia

  Excited to attend to the XV Simposio de Fitohormonas of the Spanish Society of Plant Physiology held in Valencia. For more information on the program etc. refer to the conference web page: Fitohormonas2018 Stephan...

Our new review on Plant Metabolomics just went online

Pérez-Alonso, M.M. et al. 2018 Annual Plant Reviews Online Over recent years, metabolomics found its way into daily laboratory routine as an additional ‘omics’ platform technology, playing an increasingly important role in modern plant sciences. It...

A new perspective on seed maturation

Tenorio-Berrío, R. et al. 2018 International Journal of Molecular Sciences The seed is the most important plant reproductive unit responsible for the evolutionary success of flowering plants. Aside from its essential function in the sexual reproduction...

Reaching out to extreme habitats

Hopefully the first of many papers with the group of Dr. Patricio Ramos (Universidad de Talca, Chile), who spent four month in our lab in 2017.  Ramos, P. et al. 2018 Fungal Ecology Antarctic environments are...

Another piece of the puzzle unraveled

Great collaboration with the lab of Miguel Blázquez and David Aladadí (IPMCB)  Abbas, M. et al. 2018 Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA Asymmetric auxin distribution is instrumental for the differential growth that causes...

Congratulations, Jesús!!!

Well roared, lion! On Friday the 18th of May, our dear colleague Jesús Vicente-Carbajosa passed the final examination in his academic career and became Catedrático de Universidad at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. On...

2nd IPCS project meeting

On the 8th – 9th of March, the members and coworkers of our IPCS consortium will meet the second time for a workshop. This time, we are very proud to organise the meeting in Madrid, Spain....

Sowing the seed…

Knowing how important it is to draw the public attention to our work and to animate youngsters to think of a career in Plant Biology, we today contributed to the arrangement for the visit...

First paper of 2018 published

Pérez-Alonso M.M. et al., 2018 High-Throughput Over the last three decades, novel “omics” platform technologies for the sequencing of DNA and complementary DNA (cDNA) (RNA-Seq), as well as for the analysis of proteins and metabolites...

A chapter closed, a new one to begin…

Last Friday, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas celebrated the solemn inauguration of the new Doctors of the University. In this official act, Bea and Marta were...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

It has been a pretty intense year with new projects, long journeys, thrilling new findings, but first and foremost the very successful PhD defences of Bea and Marta. So proud of you, ladies. With...

  Stephan is going to attend to the XXII Reunión de Biología Vegetal (ReBiVe2017) of the Chilean Society of Plant Biologists held in Villarrica, Chile. For more information on the program etc. refer to the conference...

Farewell Patricio…

Patricio E. RAMOS CAMPOS, the Visiting Professor in our lab from the University of Talca left us to head back to Chile. It was great to have you here in Madrid. So happy that...

Congratulations, Marta!

Spectacular PhD defence of Marta-Marina Pérez Alonso today. On behalf of all lab members I would like to take the chance to express that we are all enormously proud. Marta was awarded with the highest mark...

New Guest Professor from Chile in the lab

On behalf of the entire laboratory I am very happy to welcome a new member in the lab! Today Patricio E. RAMOS CAMPOS joined our team. Patricio is Professor for Biochemistry at the University of Talca, Chile,...

Finally, we can launch the project PLANT+

After waiting for a pretty long time, we received in the last week the final resolution of the APCIN call 2016. We are all so excited to really kick-off the work in our new international...

Marta will defend her thesis on the 12th of June

We just received the official confirmation of the UPM Vice Rectorate of Postgraduate Studies that Marta is allowed to defend her PhD project. On June 12th Marta will defend her thesis entitled “In-depth Analysis of Jasmonate-mediated...

Time to leave the nest…

  On Monday, 3rd of April 2017, starts a new episode in the life of Bea. She picked up a new job as a junior postdoc. On behalf of the complete lab I wish...