em. tit. Prof. Dr. phil. Dr. h. c.

Barbara Hohn

Barbara Hohn

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2006

  • Friedrich Miescher Institute Basel


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Molekulargenetik der Pflanzen



Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO
  • Academia Europaea
  • Royal Society
  • Indische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Selected Prizes:

  • Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst
  • Wissenschaftspreis der Stadt Basel
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein-Preis der Österreichischen Forschungsgemeinschaft

Selected Publications:

  • Molinier, J.; Ries, G.; Zipfel, C.; Hohn, B. (2006) Transgenerational memory of stress in plants. Nature, Bd. 442, S. 1046-1049.
  • Grimsley, N. et al. (1987) Agrobacterium-mediated delivery of infectious maize streak virus into maize plants. Nature, Bd. 325, S. 177-179.
  • Koukolikova-Nicola, Z. et al. (1985) Involvement of circular intermediates in the transfer of T-DNA from Agrobacterium tumefaciens to plant cells. Nature, Bd. 313, S. 191-196.
  • Collins, J.; Hohn, B. (1978) Cosmids: type of plasmid gene cloning vector that is packageable in vitro in bacteriophage lambda heads. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 75 (9), S. 4242-4246.
  • Hohn, B.; Hohn, T. (1974) Activity of empty, headlike particles for packaging of lambda DNA in vitro. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 71 (6), S. 2372-2376.