Michael Ruckle

Michael Ruckle

Dr. PhD Michael Ruckle

  • Director of Plant Science
  • Co-Founder of Puregene AG

Before his appointment as Director of Plant Science, Dr. Ruckle was the Lead Science Manager at Puregene AG (Nov 2017 – June 2020).

Before joining the Pure group, Dr. Ruckle was a lead Postdoctoral Scientist in Molecular Plant Breeding at ETH Zurich. Dr. Ruckle received his Doctoral degree from Michigan State University in Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

The previous positions of Dr. Ruckle:

  • World Food System Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Manager for Molecular Breeding of sustainable grassland agriculture
  • MSU Plant Science Fellow, Graduate Student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with a research focus on cellular signaling regulating chloroplast biogenesis