Six questions to Markus Pauly
What fascinates you most about natural sciences?
The logic and functionality of it all.
What is your favorite plant and why?
Veronica chamdaedrys – the first plant I determined and collected for my herbarium (150 plants) for my biology studies in 1989.
Which incident from your life as a researcher has remained in your memory the most?
My former PhD student became professor.
What advice would you give to young scientists?
Keep your options open.
If you had the choice, which research question would you like to be able to answer?
How to store electric energy on a larger scale.
What's your favorite thing to do after work?
Participation in eSports.
Head of Institute for Plant Cell Biology and Biotechnology, HHU
In CEPLAS since:
Place of birth:
Eschweiler, Kreis Aachen, Germany