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Beatriz Wiebke-Strohm


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.

Protocols by Beatriz Wiebke-Strohm
  1. Phakopsora pachyrhizi Infection Bioassay in Detached Soybean Transgenic Leaves for Candidate Gene Validation