Hon.-Prof. Dr.

Marjori Ann Matzke

Marjori Ann Matzke

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2012

  • Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Plant physiology



Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Kardinal-Innitzer-Würdigungspreis
  • Honorarprofessorin für Pflanzenmolekularbiologie der Universität Wien

Selected Publications:

  • Kanno, T; Bucher, E; Daxinger, L; Huettel, B; Boehmdorfer, G et al. [..] (2008) A structural-maintenance-of-chromosomes hinge domain–containing protein is required for RNA-directed DNA methylation. Nat Genet, Bd. 40 (5), S. 670-675.
  • Kanno, T; Huettel, B; Mette, MF; Aufsatz, W; Jaligot, E et al. [..] (2005) Atypical RNA polymerase subunits required for RNA-directed DNA methylation. Nat Genet, Bd. 37 (7), S. 761-765.
  • Katto, T.; Mette, M. F.; Kreil, D. P.; Aufsatz, W.; Matzke, M. A. et al. [..] (2004) Involvement of putative SNF2 chromatin remodeling protein DRD1 in RNA-directed DNA methylation. Current Biology, Bd. 14, S. 801-805.
  • Mette, M. F.; Aufsatz, W.; Van der Winden, J.; Matzke, M. A.; Matzke, A. J. M. (2000) Transcriptional silencing and promoter methylation triggered by double-stranded RNA. EMBO Journal, Bd. 19, S. 5194-5201.
  • Matzke, M. A.; Primig, M.; Trnovsky, J.; Matzke, A. J. M. (1989) Reversible methylation and inactivation of marker genes in sequentially transformed tobacco plants. EMBO Journal, Bd. 8, S. 643-649.