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Christian JUNG
Last name : JUNG
First name : Christian
Entrance year : 2020
Occupation : Professor and director
Company : Plant Breeding Institute
Birthdate : 1956/09/17
Address : Christian-Albrechts- University of Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, D-24098 Kiel / Germany
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
Professional experience : * 2000- Editor of the scientific journal ‘Plant Breeding’ (2000-2007, Editor-in-chief) * 2009- Editor of the scientific journal ‘Euphytica’ * 2015- Editor of the scientific journal ‘Frontiers in Plant Science’ * 2019- Editor of the scientific journal ‘Scientific Reports’ * 2011- 2019 member of the selection committee of the Alexander v. Humboldt foundation
Education : * 1976-1981, Georg-August University Göttingen, agriculture with specialization on plant production and microbiology * 1981 Diploma degree (Dipl. Ing. agr) * 1984, Dr. sc. agr, thesis: Per se performance and interaction between wheat and rye genomes in triticale
Selected publications : * Sashidhar N, Harloff HJ, Jung C (2020) Knockout of MULTI-DRUG RESISTANT PROTEIN 5 genes lead to low phytic acid contents in oilseed rape Frontiers in Plant Science 2020; 11: * Karunarathna NL, Wang H, Harloff HJ, Jiang L, Jung C (2020) Elevating seed oil content in a polypoid crop by induced mutations in SEED FATTY ACID REDUCER genes. Plant Biotechnology Journal, doi: 10.1111/pbi.13381 * Sashidhar N, Harloff HJ, Potgieter L, Jung C (2020) Gene editing of three BnITPK genes in tetraploid oilseed rape leads to significant reduction of phytic acid in seeds. Plant Biotechnology Journal, doi: 10.1111/pbi.13380 * Sashidhar N, Harloff H, Jung C (2019) Identification of phytic acid mutants in oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) by large scale screening of mutant populations through amplicon sequencing. New Phytologist 225:2022–2034. * Shah S, Weinholdt C, Jedrusik N, Molina C, Zou J, Große I, Schiessl S, Jung C, Emrani N (2018) Whole transcriptome analysis reveals genetic factors underlying flowering time regulation in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.). Plant, Cell & Environment, 41:1935-1947 * Braatz J, Harloff H, Mascher M, Stein N, Himmelbach A, Jung C (2017) CRISPR-Cas9 targeted mutagenesis leads to simultaneous modification of different homoeologous gene copies in polyploid oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) Plant Physiology, 174: 935-942 * Hans-Joachim Harloff, Susanne Lemcke, Juliane Mittasch, Andrej Frolov, Jian Guo Wu, Felix Dreyer, Gunhild Leckband and Christian Jung (2012) A mutation screening platform for rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) and the detection of sinapine biosynthesis mutants. Theor.Appl.Genet, 124: 957-969