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Dr. Nora Walden

Nora moved in November 2019 to Wageningen University with her own DFG project and fellowship.


Dr. Nora Walden
Dr. Nora Walden
Im Neuenheimer Feld 345
69120 Heidelberg
Fon +49 6221 54-4619
Fax +49 6221 54-5508
nora.walden AET



I'm on ResearchGate. You can find most of my publications for download on my page.


  1. Lucek, K.; Galli, A.; Gurten, S.; Hohmann, N.; Maccagni, A.; Patsiou, T.; Willi, Y. 2019 Metabarcoding of honey to assess differences in plant-pollinator interactions between urban and non-urban sites Apidologie 50 3 317-329 doi: 10.1007/s13592-019-00646-3 [Link]
  2. Lucek, K.; Hohmann, N.; Willi, Y. 2019 Postglacial ecotype formation under outcrossing and self-fertilization in Arabidopsis lyrata Mol Ecol 28 5 1043-1055 doi: 10.1111/mec.15035 [Link]
  3. 2018

  4. Hohmann, N.; Wolf, E.M.; Rigault, P.; Zhou, W.; Kiefer, M.; Zhao, Y.; Fu, C.-X.; Koch, M.A. 2018 Ginkgo biloba's footprint of dynamic Pleistocene history dates back only 390,000 years ago BMC Genomics 19 1 299 doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4673-2 [Link]
  5. Novikova, P.Y.; Hohmann, N.; Van de Peer, Y. 2018 Polyploid Arabidopsis species originated around recent glaciation maxima Curr Opin Plant Biol 42 8-15 doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2018.01.005 [Link]
  6. 2017

  7. Hohmann, N.; Koch, M.A. 2017 An Arabidopsis introgression zone studied at high spatio-temporal resolution: interglacial and multiple genetic contact exemplified using whole nuclear and plastid genomes BMC Genomics 18 1 810 doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4220-6 [Link]
  8. 2016

  9. Jacquemin J, Hohmann N, Buti M, Selvaggi A, Müller T, Koch MA, Schmid KJ 2016 Levels and patterns of genetic diversity differ between two closely related endemic Arabidopsis species. BioRxiv 048785 doi: 10.1101/048785
  10. Novikova, P.Y.; Hohmann, N.; Nizhynska, V.; Tsuchimatsu, T.; Ali, J.; Muir, G.; Guggisberg, A.; Paape, T.; Schmid, K.; Fedorenko, O.M.; Holm, S.; Sall, T.; Schlotterer, C.; Marhold, K.; Widmer, A.; Sese, J.; Shimizu, K.K.; Weigel, D.; Kramer, U.; Koch, M.A.; Nordborg, M. 2016 Sequencing of the genus Arabidopsis identifies a complex history of nonbifurcating speciation and abundant trans-specific polymorphism Nat Genet 48 9 1077-1082 doi: 10.1038/ng.3617 [Link]
  11. 2015

  12. Hohmann, N.; Wolf, E.M.; Lysak, M.A.; Koch, M.A. 2015 A Time-Calibrated Road Map of Brassicaceae Species Radiation and Evolutionary History Plant Cell 27 10 2770-2784 doi: 10.1105/tpc.15.00482 [Link]
  13. Muir, G.; Ruiz-Duarte, P.; Hohmann, N.; Mable, B.K.; Novikova, P.; Schmickl, R.; Guggisberg, A.; Koch, M.A. 2015 Exogenous selection rather than cytonuclear incompatibilities shapes asymmetrical fitness of reciprocal Arabidopsis hybrids Ecol Evol 5 8 1734-1745 doi: 10.1002/ece3.1474 [Link]
  14. 2014

  15. Hohmann, N.; Schmickl, R.; Chiang, T.-Y.; Lucanova, M.; Kolar, F.; Marhold, K.; Koch, M.A. 2014 Taming the wild: resolving the gene pools of non-model Arabidopsis lineages BMC Evol Biol 14 224 doi: 10.1186/s12862-014-0224-x [Link]
  16. 2013

  17. Koch, M.A.; Scheriau, C.; Betzin, A.; Hohmann, N.; Sharbel, T.F. 2013 Evolution of cryptic gene pools in Hypericum perforatum: the influence of reproductive system and gene flow Ann Bot 111 6 1083-1094 doi: 10.1093/aob/mct065 [Link]
  18. Yang, C.; Bratzel, F.; Hohmann, N.; Koch, M.; Turck, F.; Calonje, M. 2013 VAL- and AtBMI1-mediated H2Aub initiate the switch from embryonic to postgerminative growth in Arabidopsis Curr Biol 23 14 1324-1329 doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.05.050 [Link]
  19. 2012

  20. Wörz, A.; Hohmann, N.; Thiv, M. 2012 Morphological and molecular diversity of some populations of Gagea (Liliaceae) in Southwest Germany Neue Serie 5 1–11

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