Dr. Tiegist Abebe


Academic positionAssociate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Reader
Research fieldsPlant Genetics,Bioinformatics and Theoretical Biology
Keywordsin-situ, phylogeography, sequencing, barley, Ethiopia

Current contact address

CityBahir Dar
InstitutionBahir Dar University
InstituteCollege of Agriculture and Environmental Science/Plant Science

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Jens LeonInstitut für Nutzpflanzenwissenschaften und Ressourcenschutz INRES, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn
Dr. Tiegist AbebeCollege of Agriculture and Environmental Science/Plant Science, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar
Start of initial sponsorship01/04/2011


2011Georg Forster Research Fellowship Programme for Postdocs

Publications (partial selection)

2015Tiegist Dejene Abebe, Ali Ahmad Naz and Jens Léon: Landscape genomics reveal signatures of local adaptation in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) . In: Frontiers in Plant Science, 2015, 813
2013Tiegist Abebe, Boby Mathew, Jens Léon: Barrier analysis detected genetic discontinuity among Ethiopian barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) landraces due to landscape and human mobility on gene flow . In: Genetic Resource and Crop Evolution, 2013, 297-309
2013Tiegist Abebe, Jens Léon: Spatial and temporal genetic analyses of Ethiopian barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) landraces reveal the absence of a distinct population structure. In: Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 2013, 1547-1558