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The Pecinka lab is hosted by the [http://www.mpipz.mpg.de/10574/koornneef-dpt Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics] at the [http://www.mpipz.mpg.de/2169/en Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research] in Cologne, Germany.
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Pecinka group is hosted by the [http://olomouc.ueb.cas.cz/ Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics], which is part of [http://www.ueb.cas.cz/cs Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v. v. i.] in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
  
 
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Our goal is understanding molecular and evolutionary mechanisms shaping plant genomes and epigenomes. We analyze how DNA sequence and chromatin changes are generated by endo- and exogenous factors and how these forces are balanced by the genome repair and epigenetic mechanisms. For our research we use mainly ''Arabidopsis thaliana'' and barley and analyze them by forward and reverse genetics, molecular, biochemical, cytogenetic and bioinformatic methods.
Our goal is to understand molecular and evolutionary mechanisms shaping plant genomes and epigenomes. We analyze how DNA sequence variation is generated by various mutagenic factors and how these forces are counteracted by the genome repair and maintenance mechanisms. To this end we use the model plant ''Arabidopsis thaliana'' and several other ''Brassicaceae'' and analyze them by forward and reverse genetics, molecular, biochemical, cytogenetic and bioinformatic methods.
 
 
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<h3><font style="color:#4169E1;">Lab Members</font></h3>
 
<h3><font style="color:#4169E1;">Lab Members</font></h3>
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Ales_Pecinka|Ales Pecinka]]
  
*[[Pecinka_lab:Ahmed_Abdelsamad|Ahmed Abdelsamad]]
 
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Mariana_Diaz|Mariana Andrea Diaz Smoje]]
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Mariana_Diaz|Mariana Andrea Diaz Smoje]]
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Andreas_Finke|Andreas Finke]]
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Andreas_Finke|Andreas Finke]]
*[[Pecinka_lab:Chun Hsin Liu|Chun Hsin Liu (Phoebe)]]
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Hana Jerabkova|Hana Jeřábková]]
*[[Pecinka_lab:Ales_Pecinka|Ales Pecinka]]
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Karin_Kruska|Karin Kruska]]
*[[Pecinka_lab:Bjoern_Pietzenuk|Björn Pietzenuk]]
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Kashif Nawaz|Kashif Nawaz]]
*[[Pecinka_lab:Thomas_Piofczyk|Thomas Piofczyk]]
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Beata Petrovska|Beáta Petrovská]]
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Pranav_Sahu|Pranav Sahu]]
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*[[Pecinka_lab:Fen_Yang|Fen Yang]]
  
<h3><font style="color:#4169E1;">Technitians</font></h3>
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[[Pecinka_lab:People|see complete list...]]
*[[Pecinka_lab:Barbara_Eilts|Barbara Eilts]]
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Petra_Pecinkova|Petra Pecinkova]]
 
 
 
<h3><font style="color:#4169E1;">Visiting scientists</font></h3>
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Marlene_Elsässer|Marlene Elsässer]]
 
*[[Pecinka_lab:Heinrich_Bente|Heinrich Bente]]
 
  
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<h3><font style="color:#FF8C00;">Recent Publications</font></h3>  
 
<h3><font style="color:#FF8C00;">Recent Publications</font></h3>  
  
*Abdelsamad A, Pecinka A. Pollen-Specific Activation of Arabidopsis Retrogenes Is Associated with Global Transcriptional Reprogramming. Plant Cell DOI: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1105/​tpc.​114.​126011 (2014). [http://www.plantcell.org/content/early/2014/08/12/tpc.114.126011.full.pdf+html Open access PDF]  
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*Willing E.M., Piofczyk T., Albert A., Winkler J.B., Schneeberger K., Pecinka A. (2016): UVR2 ensures transgenerational genome stability under simulated natural UV-B in ''Arabidopsis thaliana''. Nature Communications 7:13522. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13522. [http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13522 Open access]
*Pecinka A, Liu C.-H. Drugs for Plant Chromosome and Chromatin Research. Cytogenetic Genome Research DOI: 10.1159/000360774 (2014). [http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/360774 Full text]
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*Pietzenuk B., Markus C., Gaubert H., Bagwan N., Merotto A., Bucher E., Pecinka A. (2016): Recurrent evolution of heat-responsiveness in Brassicaceae COPIA elements. Genome Biology 17:209 DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-1072-3 [https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-016-1072-3 Open access]
*Baubec T, Finke A, Mittelsten Scheid O, Pecinka A. Meristem-specific expression of epigenetic regulators safeguards transposon silencing in Arabidopsis. EMBO Reports doi: 10.1002/embr.201337915 (2014). [http://embor.embopress.org/content/early/2014/02/20/embr.201337915 Full text]
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*Baroux C., Pecinka A., Fuchs J., Kreth G., Schubert I., Grossniklaus I. (2016): Non-random chromosome arrangement in triploid endosperm nuclei. Chromosoma doi:10.1007/s00412-016-0578-5 [http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00412-016-0578-5 Open access]
*Pecinka A, Abdelsamad Ahmed, Vu GTH. Hidden genetic nature of epigenetic natural variation in plants. Trends in Plant Science 18:625-632 (2013) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1360138513001453 Full text]  
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*Rawat V., Abdelsamad A., Pietzenuk B., Seymour D.K., Koenig D., Weigel D., Pecinka A., Schneeberger K. (2015): Improving the Annotation of Arabidopsis lyrata Using RNA-Seq Data. PLoS One 10(9):e0137391. [http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0137391 Open access]
 
 
  
 
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<h3><font style="color:red">News</font></h3>
 
<h3><font style="color:red">News</font></h3>
*2014-08-12: RNA duplicated genes (retrogenes) are more frequent than expected in Arabidopsis and show transcriptional profile similar to animal retrogenes. Find more in our recent Plant Cell publication [http://www.plantcell.org/content/early/2014/08/12/tpc.114.126011.full.pdf+html Open access PDF]
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*2017-09-01: Two excellent post-docs Beata Petrovska and Hana Jerabkova join the group in Olomouc.
*2014-04: Navratan was selected as a PhD student at Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), Madrid, Spain and Tom obtained post-doctoral fellowship at Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Montpellier, France. Congratulations!
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*2017-09-01: The group moves from MPIPZ to the Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics in Olomouc, Czech Republic.  
*2014-03-31: The manuscript "Drugs for Plant Chromosome and Chromatin Research" published in the special issue of Cytogenetic Genome Research [http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/360774 Full text]
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*2017-06-01: Pranav Sahu joins the lab as Marie Curie fellow and will analyze effects of the changing climate on plant performance
 
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*2017-05-19: Lab visit to the Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics of the Institute of Experimental Botany in Olomouc, Czech Republic - from 1st September 2017 our new home institute!
 
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*2016-12-01: Fast mutation accumulation under natural UV-B without pyrimidine dimer repair. See more in our new paper [http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13522 Open access]  
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
  

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Research

Pecinka group is hosted by the Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics, which is part of Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v. v. i. in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Our goal is understanding molecular and evolutionary mechanisms shaping plant genomes and epigenomes. We analyze how DNA sequence and chromatin changes are generated by endo- and exogenous factors and how these forces are balanced by the genome repair and epigenetic mechanisms. For our research we use mainly Arabidopsis thaliana and barley and analyze them by forward and reverse genetics, molecular, biochemical, cytogenetic and bioinformatic methods. read more...

Lab Members

see complete list...



Recent Publications

  • Willing E.M., Piofczyk T., Albert A., Winkler J.B., Schneeberger K., Pecinka A. (2016): UVR2 ensures transgenerational genome stability under simulated natural UV-B in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature Communications 7:13522. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13522. Open access
  • Pietzenuk B., Markus C., Gaubert H., Bagwan N., Merotto A., Bucher E., Pecinka A. (2016): Recurrent evolution of heat-responsiveness in Brassicaceae COPIA elements. Genome Biology 17:209 DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-1072-3 Open access
  • Baroux C., Pecinka A., Fuchs J., Kreth G., Schubert I., Grossniklaus I. (2016): Non-random chromosome arrangement in triploid endosperm nuclei. Chromosoma doi:10.1007/s00412-016-0578-5 Open access
  • Rawat V., Abdelsamad A., Pietzenuk B., Seymour D.K., Koenig D., Weigel D., Pecinka A., Schneeberger K. (2015): Improving the Annotation of Arabidopsis lyrata Using RNA-Seq Data. PLoS One 10(9):e0137391. Open access

News

  • 2017-09-01: Two excellent post-docs Beata Petrovska and Hana Jerabkova join the group in Olomouc.
  • 2017-09-01: The group moves from MPIPZ to the Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
  • 2017-06-01: Pranav Sahu joins the lab as Marie Curie fellow and will analyze effects of the changing climate on plant performance
  • 2017-05-19: Lab visit to the Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics of the Institute of Experimental Botany in Olomouc, Czech Republic - from 1st September 2017 our new home institute!
  • 2016-12-01: Fast mutation accumulation under natural UV-B without pyrimidine dimer repair. See more in our new paper Open access