Michael Florian Mette

Instructional Associate Professor

Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division

Education Profile

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Inst. of Mol. Biol., Austrian Academy of Sciences, Salzburg, 2003
  • Dr. rer. nat., Max–Planck–Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, 1996
  • Dipl. Biol., Universität Regensburg, Germany, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Kuhlmann M., Finke A., Mascher M., and Mette M.F., 2014, DNA methylation maintenance consolidates RNA-directed DNA methylation and transcriptional gene silencing over generations in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal, 80, 269-281.
  • Teo C.H., Ma L., Kapusi E., Hensel G., Kumlehn J., Schubert I., Houben A., and Mette M.F., 2011, Induction of telomere-mediated chromosomal truncation and stability of truncated chromosomes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal, 68, 28-39.
  • Fischer U., Kuhlmann M., Pecinka A., Schmidt R., and Mette M.F., 2008, Local DNA features affect RNA-directed transcriptional gene silencing and DNA methylation. Plant Journal, 53, 1-10.
  • Mette M.F., Kanno T., Aufsatz W., Jakowitsch J., van der Winden J., Matzke M.A., and Matzke A.J.M., 2002, Endogenous viral sequences and their potential contribution to heritable virus resistance in plants. EMBO Journal, 21, 461-469.
  • Mette M.F., Aufsatz W., van der Winden J., Matzke M.A., and Matzke A.J.M., 2000, Transcriptional silencing and promoter methylation triggered by double-stranded RNA. EMBO Journal, 19, 5194-5201.