Welcome to the webpage of the lab for developmental genetics



We study plant development, with an emphasis on stem cell signalling, organ initiation and pattern formation.

We mostly work with Arabidopsis thaliana, but also with rapeseed and Brachypodium distachyon.


Important links:
  • undefined Plant Biology Network Groups studying plant biology at the HHU
  • undefined CAi Center for Advanced Imaging at the HHU
  • undefined iGRAD-PLANT  International Graduate School for plant Sciences, a joint PhD programme with the Michigan State University
  • undefined SynRG Systembiotechnologie nachwachsender Rohstoffgewinnung
  • undefined BioSC Bioeconomy Science Centre
  • undefined CEPLAS: Cluster of Excellence in Plant Sciences

Head of Institute

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Simon

Universitätsstraße 1
Building: 26.12
Floor/Room: 02.22
40225 Düsseldorf
Phone +49 211 81-14045


Susanne Klichowski

Building: 26.02
Floor/Room: 02.22
Phone +49 211 81-13504
Fax +49 211 81-12279
Responsible for the content: E-MailProf. Dr. Rüdiger Simon