Prof. Dr. Maria Mittag

Phone: +49 3641 9-49201 Email: Website:


Current Projects

Exploring the Role of Light in Microalgal-Pathogen Interactions

Former Projects

Molecular dissection of early signaling response in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii under the influence of biotic and abiotic factors

The entrainment of the circadian clock by light-dark and temperature cycles: Functional analysis of components of involved signaling pathways

Unraveling the (bio)chemical processes involved in phytoplankton-virus interactions

Functional characterization of molecular components of the circadian clock of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii


Hom EF, Aiyar P, Schaeme D, Mittag M, Sasso S (2015) A Chemical Perspective on Microalgal-Microbial Interactions. Trends Plant Sci 20(11), 689-693. Details PubMed

Seitz SB, Voytsekh O, Mohan KM, Mittag M (2010) The role of an E-box element: multiple frunctions and interacting partners. Plant Signal Behav 5(9), 1077-1080. Details PubMed

Seitz SB, Weisheit W, Mittag M (2010) Multiple roles and interaction factors of an E-box element in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Physiol 152(4), 2243-2257. Details PubMed

Voytsekh O, Seitz SB, Iliev D, Mittag M (2008) Both subunits of the circadian RNA-binding protein CHLAMY1 can integrate temperature information. Plant Physiol 147(4), 2179-2193. Details PubMed

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