Ralf Reski

Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology

Distinguished Professor


Awards and achievements (6) View all

  • Oct 2013
    Senior Fellow, University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Studies (USIAS)
  • Jul 2012
    President, FESPB/EPSO Plant Biology Congress
  • Nov 2011
    Full Member / Ordentliches Mitglied, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities / Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften (HAW)


Developed Physcomitrella to a flagship model organism for basic & applied science.
First identification of a gene function in plants by gene targeting.
First functional identification of an organelle-division protein.
First genome sequence of a lower plant.
First description of microRNA-mediated transcriptional gene silencing.
Invention of the Moss Bioreactor for the production of biopharmaceuticals.
Founder of Greenovation.
First identification of a master regulator for asexual reproduction.

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