Klaus Palme

University of Freiburg



Klaus Palme discovered and functional analyzed the PIN gene family, thereby making a globally acknowledged breakthrough which has fuelled the analysis of this important plant process for many years and by numerous followers around the world. He opened new important fields in plant biology. Klaus Palme has an excellent track record in excellent research and teaching in both academia and industry as reflected by international recognitions and prizes. His work is acknowledged by several prizes, documented by the choice and election in international scientific organizations, and through the prestigious Humboldt foundation.