Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991
    Abitur (A-levels), Humboldt Gymnasium (grammar school), Magdeburg, Germany

  • 1991 – 1996
    Studied biology at the University of Greifswald and at Marburg University, Germany

  • 1996 – 2000
    Doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology / Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

  • 2000
    Postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology

  • 2000 – 2006
    Research assistant at the Institute for Plant Genetics at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

  • 2004
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) at Leibniz University Hannover

  • 2007
    Named professor by special appointment at Leibniz University Hannover

  • Since 2007
    Head of a Max Planck Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology in Potsdam (Golm), Germany

Selected publications

  • Krajinski, F. et al.: Expression Pattern Suggests a Role of MiR399 in the Regulation of the Cellular Response to Local Pi Increase During Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis. In: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 23, 2010. pp. 915-926.

  • Krajinski, F. et al.: Combined transcriptome profiling reveals a novel family of arbuscular mycorrhizal-specific Medicago truncatula lectin genes. In: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 18, 2005. pp. 771-782.

  • Krajinski, F. et al.: Proteomic profiling unravels insights into the molecular background underlying increased Aphanomyces euteiches tolerance of Medicago truncatula. In: Plant Molecular Biology 59, 2005. pp. 387-406.

  • Krajinski, F. et al.: Proteomic approach: Identification of Medicago truncatula proteins induced in roots after infection with the pathogenic oomycete Aphanomyces euteiches. In: Plant Molecular Biology 55, 2004. pp. 109-120.

  • Krajinski, F. et al.: Transcriptional changes in response to arbuscular mycorrhiza development in the model plant Medicago truncatula. In: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 16, 2003. pp. 306-314.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • IMPRS (International Max Planck Research School) – Primary Metabolism and Growth steering committee member

  • Associate editor, Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 2008 – 2010


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