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Arne Weiberg (Group Leader)

Arne Weiberg

Principle Investigator


Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU)
Department for Genetics, Biocenter
Großhadener Strasse 2-4
82152 Martinsried

Room: E03.055
Phone: +49-89-218074731

Academic career


Habilitation in Genetics

Since 12/2014

Research Group Leader, Faculty of Biology, Genetics, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany


Researcher at the Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Biology, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel/Germany. Environmental Genomics, with Prof. Dr. Eva Stukenbrock

2010 – 2013

Postdoctoral position at the Plant Cell Biology, Plant Pathology & Microbiology Department, University of California, Riverside, United States of America, with Prof. Dr. Hailing Jin

2009 – 2010

Postdoctoral position at the Faculty of Agricultural Science, General Plant Pathology, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany, with Prof. Dr. Andreas von Tiedemann

Academic degrees

Since 2018

Candidate for Habilitation, Faculty of Biology, LMU


Doctoral degree (Dr. Agri. Sci.), Faculty of Agricultural Science, Molecular Plant Pathology, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany. Thesis title: Identification of genes induced in the vascular pathogen Verticillium longisporum by xylem sap metabolites of Brassica napus using an improved genome-wide quantitative cDNA-AFLP. Supervisor: Prof.Dr. Petr Karlovsky


Diploma, Faculty of Biology, Microbiology, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany. Thesis title: Characterization of detoxification of the Fusarium-toxin Deoxynivalenol by the bacterial strain HOH107. Supervisors: PD Dr. Ruth Schmitz-Streit, Prof. Dr. Petr Karlovsky