Chao received CSC fellowship

Chao Su, PhD student in the lab, received one of the precious fellowships from the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC). The grant covers his position for three years. Congratulations! Learn more about Chao here.

Beatrice and Chao will talk at the iMMM

Good news! Both, Beatrice‘s and Chao‘s abstracts were chosen for oral presentation at the international Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting (iMMM2017) which will be held from 26th – 28th July 2017 in Toulouse, France. Congratulations! Hope to see you there!

Joining the ENSA team

We will join the Engineering Nitrogen Symbiosis for Africa (ENSA) project which is currently mainly funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ENSA aims to use biological nitrogen fixation to sustainably increase yields for small-holder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. We are looking forward to officially join the ENSA team soon.

Corinna defended her thesis

Congratulations! Corinna defended her PhD thesis with great success at the University of Munich. She worked on a novel and nanodomain-localized receptor-like kinase that is involved in plant immunity using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system. Well done!

student helpers wanted

We are seeking highly motivated undergraduate students to support some of our routine lab work and/or individual research projects. We expect an average work load of 8 hours per week. The positions are immediately available. Please contact Christiane Fischer-Iglesias for further inquiries.

Paper accepted in eLife.

Collaborative work together with the lab of Cyril Zipfel (TSL Norwich) has just been published in eLife. Here, we show that functionally different receptors segregate into separate membrane nanodomains. Have a look at Buecherl et al., eLife 2017;10.7554/eLife.25114.