Staff Details

Dr Iris Fischer
Head of Operations

Phone: +49 89 3187 3822
Building/Room: 3533/212




As Head of Operations, I manage the ITG Operations Team and support the researchers in administrative, finance, and research management tasks. As such, I have strategic oversight of the team and aim to improve the research support at ITG. Specifically, I do the following. 

  •  Overview budgeting
  •  Scout for and management of third party funding
  •  Take care of recruitment
  •  Help with graphic design
  •  Assist with publications
  •  Provide document support

Selected publications:

International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC). ; ... ; Fischer, I. ; Uauy, SC.
Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome.
Science. 10.1126/science.aar7191 (2017)

Juhász, A. ; ... ; Fischer, I. ; Lang, D. ; Mayer, K.F.X. ; Spannagl, M. ; Olsen, O.A.
Genome mapping of seed-borne allergens and immunoresponsive proteins in wheat.
Sci. Adv. 4:eaar8602 (2018)

Fischer, I, ; Chantret, N.  
Evolutionary Dynamics of the Leucine-Rich Repeat Receptor-Like Kinase (LRR-RLK) Subfamily in Angiosperms.
Plant Physio. 1595-610 (2016)

Fischer, I, ; Chantret, N.  
Impact of recurrent gene duplication on adaptation of plant genomes.
BMC Plant Bio. 1186/1471-2229-14-151 (2014)

Fischer, I. ; Stephan, W.
Adaptation to drought in two wild tomato species:the evolution of the Asr gene family.
New Phytol. 032-44 (2011)