Thomas Vogt received her Ph.D. degree from the Department Botany, University of Cologne, in 1989, working on the chemotaxonomy of Cistus species, based on the identification of intracellular flavonoid glycosides and extracellular aglycones. Supported by Alexander-von-Humboldt Scholarship subsequent research, from 1990 to 1992, he was directed toward enzyme purification from seeds of Brassica napus at the Department of Plant Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. In 1992, he moved to the Department of Horcticulture, University of Pullman, Wash, USA, to work on principles of pollen germination. Since 1994, he has been appointed as a Postdoctoral, now as a Group Leader, to work on several aspects of plant natural product biosynthesis, with emphasis on enzymatics and molecular biology of plant natural product transferases. Analytics and functional analysis of small metabolites in planta are also among his key interests.
Biography Updated on 29 December 2011