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Joerg Bohlmann


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UBC Mailing Address

2185 East Mall Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6T1Z4



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Bohlmann Lab



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Associated Departments

Depts. of Forest Science and Botany; Associate of the UBC Wine Research Centre

Professional Profile

Distinguished University Scholar and NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Fellow; Ph.D., Technical University Braunschweig, Germany (1995); Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Washington State University, Pullman, USA (1995-1998); Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute Jena, Germany (1998-2000).


See also: All publications | Google Scholar Publications | Condensed CV | Current Personnel Joerg Bohlmann is eligible and excited to host Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Feodor Lynen Fellows at UBC (

Research Area

Research and training program of the Bohlmann lab:
  • Conifer genomics
  • Forest health genomics
  • Mountain pine beetle / fungus / pine interactions and genomics
  • Chemical ecology of conifer / insect interactions
  • Plant secondary metabolism
  • Terpenoids, terpene synthases, cytochromes P450
  • Diterpene resin acids
  • Terpenoid fragrances
  • Plant bio-product enzymes
  • Functional genomics of diterpene pathways
  • Sandalwood oil biosynthesis
  • Grapevine genomics
  • Grapevine & wine chemicals: terpenoids
Technical expertise and technologies of the Bohlmann lab:
  • Genomics
  • Bioinformatics for genome and transcriptome analyses
  • Transcriptome analysis by RNA-seq, qRT-PCR
  • Metabolite profiling by GCMS and LCMS
  • cDNA cloning
  • Recombinant protein expression
  • Enzyme discovery and enzyme characterization
  • Mass spectrometry and analysis of small molecules
  • Laser capture microdissection
Applications of research and discoveries of the Bohlmann Lab through
  • Collaborations with industry
  • Collaborations with government
  • Patenting of new technologies
  • Licensing of new technologies


For a complete publication list, please see: All Publications