Let’s meet at the ENFC2018

We are looking forward to join the European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC) in Stockholm. Thanks to the organizing committee for all their work and for granting Pengbo and Chao with Early Career Awards and a talk (Pengbo). Hope to see you at this great meeting.

Teaching Award

We were happy to see that the Freiburg biology students ranked our basic module ‘cell biology’ best of the B.Sc. curriculum and awarded us with the “teaching price 2018” within the Faculty of Biology. Thanks to all students for their positive evaluations!

PhD position in legume microbiome research available -CLOSED-

We offer a PhD position (salary level E13/0.65) to work within the DFG-funded priority programme SPP2125 “DECRyPT” on legume root colonization and micro-territory formation using synthetic bacterial communities and fluorescently labelled marker strains. These strains and their cellular environment will be investigated using high-end live cell imaging and correlative light-electron microscopy (CLEM). The successful candidate…

Green City – Green Science Freiburg

Open house at the university’s outdoor research facilities. Location: Outdoor research site/Freilandflächen am Flughafen. Date: 24.06.2018 from 3-5 pm. Research requires space. Especially researchers who examine natural processes from such fields as ecology, hydrology and forest science are dependent on outdoor facilities for their experiments. For this reason, examination areas were created on Freiburg airport’s…

Pengbo receives DOMPS award

Since all plant science labs participate in a common plant molecular biology progress seminar, it was recently decided to award a small price for the three best talks and papers of the past year. We are happy to announce that Pengbo Liang, doctoral student in the lab and first author of our recent PNAS paper…

Paper accepted

Have a look at our newest review on “Commonalities and differences in controlling multipartite intracellular infections of legume roots by symbiotic microbes” which is now online at Plant & Cell Physiology. In this review we discuss different regulatory layers that control the co-existence of symbiotic microbes in the same root system. Reference: Lace B, Ott…