Plant biotechnology expert

Preben Bach Holm, PhD, head of Research Unit, Adjunct professor,Aarhus University, Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences,

In the period 1973-1988 his research concentrated on an ultrastructural characterization of chromosome pairing, crossing over, chiasma formation and disjunction. Publications: 39 articles, reviews and contributions to conference proceedings, supervisor for six M. Scand Ph.D. students.

From 1988-1996 his research focussed on plant biotechnology: Building up a facility for barley transformation at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory. Publications 14 articles, reviews and contributions to conference proceedings, 1 patent application. Supervisor for 8 M.Sc and Ph.D. students
From 1996 his activities were related to plant biotechnology: Building a research facility for cereal biotechnology at Research Centre Flakkebjerg. Publications: 31 articles in international journals, 20 reviews, 2 patent applications, 9 reports to the Ministry of, Food,  Agriculture and Fisheries and Danida and a large number of popular articles. Supervisor for 15 Ph.D and M. Sc students

He is used as referee for grant proposals and as a reviewer for several international journals, censor at bachelor, masters and Ph.D. exams at University of Copenhagen, University of Roskilde, University of Aarhus, the Technical University of Denmark. Member of the Steering Group for Plant Biotech Denmark. Member of the Danish Research Council for Technology and Production Sciences. Member of the European Co-existence Bureau Technical Working Group for Maize


  • Brinch-Pedersen, H., Hatzack, F., Stöger, E., Arcalis, E., Pontopidan, K. and Holm, P.B. (2006). Heat stable phytases in transgenic wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): Deposition pattern, thermostability and phytate hydrolysis. J. Agr. Food Chem. 54, 4624-4632.
  • Lange, M., Vincze, E., Wieser, H., Schjoerring, J. and Holm, P.B. (2007). Suppression of C-hordein synthesis in barley by antisense constructs results in a more balanced amino acid composition. J. Agr. Food Chem. 55, 6074-6081
  • Tauris, B., Borg, S., Gregersen, P. and Holm, P.B. (2009). A roadmap for zinc trafficking in the developing grain based on laser capture microdissection and gene expression profiling. J. Exp. Bot. in press

Where am I?
Luciano Pinotti, University of MilanAshild Krogdahl, NVHIan Givens, Reading UniversityChris Knight, University of CopenhagenVincent Baeten, CRA-WDolores Pérez Marín, University of CordobaStephen Woodgate, Beacon ResearchJoop Luten, NofimaHans Dieter Hess, AgroscopeBart Van Droogenbroeck, ILVOJerzy Juskiewicz, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Anna Haug, UMBMindaugas Malakauskas, LVAIonelia Taranu, INCDBNARodica Criste, INCDBNAAneliya Haritova, Trakia UniversityKris Sejrsen, Department of Animal Health, Welfare and NutritionRafael Codony, University of BarcelonaFrancesc Guardiola, University of BarcelonaKatri Ling, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicinePreben Bach Holm, University AarhusDavid Arney, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicineAna Garrido Varo, University of CordobaJaroslava Ovesna, Institute of Crop ResearchKevin Shingfield, MTT Agrifood ResearchNastasia Belc, Institute of Food BioresourcesRupert Bruckmaier, University of BernJohn Wallace, Rowett Research InstituteCornelia Metges and Harald Hammon, FBNJaap Keijer, WURAila Vanhatalo, University of HelsinkiJovanka Levic, Institute of Food TechnologyDavid Kenny, Institute for Food and HealthIsabelle Oswald, INRAMilan Marounek, Institute of Animal ScienceVeerle Fievez, Ghent UniversityMarcela Speranda, Faculty of Agriculture CroatiaKostas Mountzouris, Agricultural University of AthensIoannis Politis, Agricultural University of AthensMargrit Velik, Institute of Live Stock ResearchBegona de la Roza-Delgado, SERIDAJohn O`Doherty, Institute for Food and Health
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