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Elucidating the signal perception and integration mechanisms that orchestrate plant growth repression in plants under abiotic stress Host Organization: CBGP (UPM-INIA) – Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas Doctoral INPhINIT Fellowships Programme –...

XX Semana de la Ciencia

Like in the years before, our lab will actively contribute to the Science Week activities of the UPM / CBGP. The Science week is organised by the Counsel of Science, Universities and Innovation of...

3rd Prize Espiga de Oro

Very honoured to be awarded with the 3rd prize for my teaching activities and academic excellence in our Master program in Biotechnology Agroforestal. A great shout-out to my students @masterbiotec and the Student’s Delegation...

Tópicos de Biología de Plantas 2020

On the 16th of November, I will contribute to the joint postgraduate education program in Biological Sciences and Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Universidad Nacional de Rosario and the Universidad Nacional de San...

Viva virtual conferences

At the end of next month, on the , Stephan will be giving a seminar on the latest results of our laboratory related with the control of the balance between plant growth and plant...

Great defence by Adrián

Another successful online defence from our group. We are all very proud of Adrián, who defended his BSc project this week in outstanding manner. It was a pleasure to have you around in our...

Royal visit at the UPM today

Together with several other high officials, like the Minister of Universities, Manuel Castells, the President of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and the Mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez Almeida, his Majesty...

10 years at the CBGP

Officially celebrating my 10th anniversary at the @CBGP_Madrid today. When moving my lab from the @ruhrunibochum to Madrid in 2010, I never thought that I would stay for so long. However, we came a...

We Welcome a New Member in the Team

We are delighted to welcome as new member in our lab. Gloria is an undergraduate student from our Biotechnology Grade who has already gained some important international exposure. She will conduct pioneer work in...

Two proposals on the ERA server

Great work guys… I really enjoyed working with these two fine young men and promising junior scientists on their project proposals for the upcoming Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship call over the past few weeks. It...

NOT travelling in time of Covid-19

Too glad too early… Part II of the story I was so pumped that we were finally able to overcome all obstacles and fly Dr. Anwar Ali from Pakistan in, to visit the CBGP...

Travelling in times of Covid-19

It was supposed to be a straight-forward thing. Together with Dr. Anwar Ali, a very promising young scientist from Pakistan, who did his PhD at the Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences (CAAS) in Beijing,...

New insight into plant-virus interactions

Finally, the article of our collaboration with the group of @KristinaGruden is out and open access. Big congrats once again, and a huge shout-out to the complete Systems Biology team at the National Institute...

New preprint online in bioRxiv

I am very happy that this work got finally wrapped up and published. Excited to share our latest #preprint out in @biorxiv_plants on the crosstalk between auxin homeostasis and plant stress responses.   Pérez-Alonso,...

Special Issue on Auxin Crosstalk

We are happy to announce that our Special Issue on Auxin Crosstalk is open for submissions in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. All of your valuable contributions are highly welcomed. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms/special_issues/auxin_plant_hormone Special Issue...

All the best for your future career Marta…

Farewell Marta, the Pollmann Lab will always be your home It is not without mixed feelings that we bid farewell to Marta today. Marta started her academic career in our lab as a PhD...

With a Covid-smile we say good-bye

Farewell, Víctor Yesterday we bid farewell to Víctor, who finished his Master thesis in our group with outstanding success. We hope that you enjoyed your time in our team and wish you all the...

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...