Maria Zanettini Departamento de Genética, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Cláudia Godoy Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Brazil
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Luisa Oliveira Departamento de Genética, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
1 protocol

Ciliana Rechenmacher Departamento de Genética, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Beatriz Wiebke-Strohm
  • Departamento de Genética, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2010

Current position

Postdoc in Genetics Department, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul


  1. Bencke-Malato, M., Cabreira, C., Wiebke-Strohm, B., Bücker-Neto, L., Mancini, E., Osorio, M. B., Homrich, M. S., Turchetto-Zolet, A. C., De Carvalho, M. C., Stolf, R., Weber, R. L., Westergaard, G., Castagnaro, A. P., Abdelnoor, R. V., Marcelino-Guimaraes, F. C., Margis-Pinheiro, M. and Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2014). Genome-wide annotation of the soybean WRKY family and functional characterization of genes involved in response to Phakopsora pachyrhizi infection. BMC Plant Biol 14: 236.
  2. Weber, R. L., Wiebke-Strohm, B., Bredemeier, C., Margis-Pinheiro, M., de Brito, G. G., Rechenmacher, C., Bertagnolli, P. F., de Sa, M. E., Campos Mde, A., de Amorim, R. M., Beneventi, M. A., Margis, R., Grossi-de-Sa, M. F. and Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2014). Expression of an osmotin-like protein from Solanum nigrum confers drought tolerance in transgenic soybean. BMC Plant Biol 14: 343.
  3. Neto, L. B., de Oliveira, R. R., Wiebke-Strohm, B., Bencke, M., Weber, R. L., Cabreira, C., Abdelnoor, R. V., Marcelino, F. C., Zanettini, M. H. and Passaglia, L. M. (2013). Identification of the soybean HyPRP family and specific gene response to Asian soybean rust disease. Genet Mol Biol 36(2): 214-224.
  4.  Cabreira, C., Cagliari, A., Bücker-Neto, L., Wiebke-Strohm, B., de Freitas, L. B., Marcelino-Guimaraes, F. C., Nepomuceno, A. L., Margis-Pinheiro, M. M. and Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2013). The Lesion Simulating Disease (LSD) gene family as a variable in soybean response to Phakopsora pachyrhizi infection and dehydration. Funct Integr Genomics 13(3): 323-338.
  5.  Wiebke-Strohm, B., Pasquali, G., Margis-Pinheiro, M., Bencke, M., Bücker-Neto, L., Becker-Ritt, A. B., Martinelli, A. H., Rechenmacher, C., Polacco, J. C., Stolf, R., Marcelino, F. C., Abdelnoor, R. V., Homrich, M. S., Del Ponte, E. M., Carlini, C. R., De Carvalho, M. C. and Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2012). Ubiquitous urease affects soybean susceptibility to fungi. Plant Mol Biol 79(1-2): 75-87.
  6. Homrich, M. S., Wiebke-Strohm, B., Weber, R. L. and Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2012). Soybean genetic transformation: A valuable tool for the functional study of genes and the production of agronomically improved plants. Genet Mol Biol 35(4 (suppl)): 998-101
  7. Osorio, M. B., Bücker-Neto, L., Castilhos, G., Turchetto-Zolet, A. C., Wiebke-Strohm, B., Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. and Margis-Pinheiro, M. (2012). Identification and in silico characterization of soybean trihelix-GT and bHLH transcription factors involved in stress responses. Genet Mol Biol 35(1 (suppl)): 233-246.
  8.  Wiebke-Strohm, B. ; Droste, A. ; Pasquali, G. ; Osorio, M. B. ; Bücker-Neto, L. ; Passaglia, L.; Bencke, M. ; Homrich, M. S. ; Margis-Pinheiro, M. ; Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2011). Transgenic fertile soybean plants derived from somatic embryos transformed via the combined DNA-free particle bombardment and Agrobacterium system. Euphytica 177: 343-354.
  9. Droste, A. ; Wiebke-Strohm, B. ; Silva, A. M. ; Souza, I. F. ; Bücker-Neto, L. ; Bencke, M. ; Sauner, M. V. and Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. (2010). Screening of Brazilian soybean genotypes with high potential for somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira 45: 715-720.
  10. Wiebke-Strohm, B. ; Ferreira, F. ; Pasquali, G. ; Bodanese-Zanettini, M. H. and Droste, A. (2006). Influence of antibiotics on embryogenic tissue and Agrobacterium tumefaciens suppression in soybean genetic transformation. Bragantia (São Paulo, SP. Impresso) 65: 543-551.

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Soybean (Glycine max) is one of the most important crops in the world. Phakopsora pachyrhizi is a plant pathogenic basidiomycete fungus that infects soybean, causing Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) disease and affecting production. Here, ...
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