In Preparation

Bowman J, Arteaga-Vazquez M, Berger F, Briginshaw L, Carella P, Aguilar-Cruz A, Davies K, Dierschke T, Dolan L, Dorantes-Acosta A, Fisher T, Flores-Sandoval E, Futagami K, Ishizaki K, Jibran R, Kanazawa T, Kato H, Kohchi T, Levins J, Lin S, Nakagami H, Nishihama R, Romani F, Schornack S, Tanizawa T, Tsuzuki M, Ueda T, Watanabe Y, Yamato K, Zachgo S (2022) The renaissance and enlightenment of Marchantia as a model system. Accepted at The Plant Cell:



Garrecht J., Becker A. Using protoplasts transformation to assess the efficiency of multiple guideRNAs of a CRISPR/Cas system in planta. Botanik-Tagung 2022 – International Conference of the German Society for PLant Sciences (Poster Session P-298), 28/08-01/09, Bonn (Germany).

Malka R., Tiedemann S., Cyprys P., Lindemeier M., Tornero M. F., Sprunck S. Evolution and function of secreted small cysteine-rich EC1 proteins. 26th ICPSR Prague 2022 (Poster Session P122), 20-24/06, Prague (Czech Republic).

Schulz R., Gramzon L., Theissen G. Establishing the fern Ceratopteris as a model system to investigate the evolutionary origin of the seed. EURO EVO DEVO 2022 (Poster Session P007), 31/05-03/06, Napoli (Italy).


Müller-Schüssele S. I stressed this plant, and all I got was more ROS. 3rd Annual MADLand 2022 Meeting, 13-16/09, Herzogenhorn (Germany).

Becker A. A short introduction to ICIPS (DFG Research Unit 5098) and an update on the establishment of C-fern genetic resources. 3rd Annual MADLand 2022 Meeting, 13-16/09, Herzogenhorn (Germany).

Zachgo S. How stressful was plant terrestrialization? Contribution of transcription factors and redox processes in land plant adaptation. EURO EVO DEVO 2022 (Session 12), 31/05-03/06, Napoli (Italy).


Marchant DB, Chen G, Cai S, Chen F, Schafran P, Jenkins J, Shu S, Plott C, Webber J, Lovell J T, He G, Sandor L, Williams M, Rajasekar S, Healey A, Barry K, Zhang Y, Sessa E, Dhakal R, Wolf PG, Harkess A, Li F-W, Rössner C, Becker A, Gramzow L, Xue D, Wu Y, Tong T, Wang Y, Dai F, Hua S, Wang H, Xu S, Xu F, Duan H, Theißen T, McKain M, Li Z, McKibben MTW, Barker MS, Schmitz RJ, Stevenson D, Zumajo-Cardona C, Ambrose BA, Leebens-Mack JH, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Soltis PS, Soltis DE, Chen ZH (2022) Dynamic genome evolution in a model fern. Nature Plants:



Becker, A (2020) A molecular update on the origin of the carpel. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 53: 15-22.