Welcome to the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology (IPMB), together with the Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany (ISEB), is located in the beautiful Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich (UZH). IPMB also curates the collections of the Botanical Museum and performs limnological research at the Limnological Station situated at the shore of Lake Zurich in Kilchberg.

Molecular Plant Biology / Phytopathology
  Prof. Beat Keller  
Prof. Thomas Wicker   Prof. Christoph Ringli
Plant Developmental Genetics
  Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus  
PD Dr. Célia Baroux Dr. Stefan Grob
Molecular and Cellular Plant Physiology
  Prof. Cyril Zipfel  
Prof. Stefan Hörtensteiner  
  Prof. Jakob Pernthaler  
Prof. Thomas Posch   Dr. Adrian-Stefan Andrei
Prof. Leo Eberl
Dr. Aurélien Bailly Dr. Simona Huwiler Dr. Gabriella Pessi
Epigenetics and Chromatin Biology
  Prof. Sylvain Bischof  
Plant Evolutionary Genomics
  Prof. Anne Roulin (URPP)  
  Dr. Fabrizio Menardo  
Plant-Soil Interactions
  Prof. Joëlle Schläpfer  
Molecular Embryology
  Prof. Sara Simonini  
Agroecology and Plant-Microbiome Interactions
  Prof. M. van der Heijden  
URPP Evolution in Action
  URPP Staff  
IT Services Technicial Services Library
Botanical Museum
Dr. Alexander Kocyan
Dr. Philipp Aerni