Gutjahr lab highlights

07.01.2019
Our new doctoral student Annika Lübbe and (soon to be) Postdoc Tian Zeng join the lab. Welcome and lots of success with your work.

15.11.2018
Our new technician Philipp Chapman joins the lab. Welcome and enjoy! We are hoping for even happier plants :-). 

15.10.2018
Rishabh Pankaj our new DAAD-funded MSc student from IIT Karagpur joins the lab. Welcome and all the best with your project! 

01.10.2018
Kartikye Varshney our new DAAD-funded doctoral student joins the lab. Welcome and good luck with your research! 

19.07.2018
Priya successfully defended her doctoral thesis. Congratulations Dr. Priya!!! 

19.07.2018
Our project MetaLoMic on the role of Lotus japonicus exudates on the root microbiome within the SPP2125 priority program of the DFG "Deconstruction and reconstruction of the plant microbiota DeCrypt" was funded. Thanks a lot to our collaborators Corinna Dawid, Martin Parniske and Michael Schloter for writing this project together. 

16.07.2018
Our new postdoc Catarina Cardoso joins the lab. Welcome and all the best for your work! 

03.07.2017
Caroline receives the President's Medal of the Society of Experimental Biology (UK) and gives a talk at the SEB meeting in Florence. 

11.06.2018
Caroline gives a talk at the University of Düsseldorf and visits the lab of Vera Göhre.

29.05.2018
Collaborative Tansley review with Luisa Lanfranco and Valentina Fiorilli is out in New Phytologist.

25.05.2018
Caroline visits the CNB in Madrid (What a great place for plant molecular biology research!) and gives a talk in the series of "junior seminars" (organised by the PhD students). 

03.05.2018
Andy's review on lipid transfer in inter organismic interactions is out in Current Opinion in Plant Biology. Congratulations! 

24.04.2018
Brands et al. 2018, a paper from the Dörmann lab (University of Bonn) with our collaborative contribution, is online! 

24.04.2018
Caroline gives a talk at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge and visits Sebastian Schornack and Uta Paszkowski.

23.04.2018 
Caroline gives a talk at the University of Sheffield and visits Tim Daniell and Duncan Cameron.

18.04.2018
Caroline gives a talk at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology in Golm.

12.04.2018
Collaborative Tansley Review with Luisa Lanfranco and Valentina Fiorilli was accepted by New Phytologist. 

06.04.2018
Andy's review on cross-kingdom lipid transfer in AM symbiosis and other organismic interactions was accepted by Current Opinion in Plant Biology.

05.04.2018
Paper from Dörmann lab with our collaborative input was accepted by Plant Journal. 

03.03.2018
Andy's BioProtocol in close collaboration with the Eisenreich lab was accepted! 

07.02.2018
Priya's review on transcriptional regulation of AM development is out!

16.01.2018
Elena Evertz successfully defends her Bachelor thesis. Congratulations! 

01.12.2017
Georg Stabl comes back to the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome back and good luck with your work!

20.11.2017
Collaborative paper Yu et al. 2017, from Li Lab (China Agricultural University, Beijing) and Hochholdinger lab (University of Bonn) is out in New Phytologist.

07.11.2017
Caroline visits the lab of Davide Bulgarelli and gives a talk at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee.

17.10.2017
Georg Stabl sucessfully defends and finishes his Master thesis. Congratulations!

16.10.2017
Elena Evertz comes back to the lab for her BSc thesis. Welcome and good luck with your work! 

11.10.2017
Caroline gives a talk at our fantastic SFB924 Conference "Plant Biology of the next generation"

06.10.2017
Caroline gives a talk at the Cologne Excellent Women in Science (CEWIS) Symposium in Cologne, Germany. Thanks to the organizing PhD students for their great hospitality. 

27.09.2017
Caroline gives a talk at the Conference of the German Genetics Society  in Bochum, Germany.

25.09.2017
Caroline participates and presents at the retirement symposium of her previous mentor Paola Bonfante - a great personality in mycorrhiza research! Grazie a tutti gli amici Torinesi e sopratutto a Paola per il bellissimo evento. 

01.09.2017
Caroline starts her professorship at the TUM.

22.08.2017 
Report in the German radio Deutschlandfunk Forschung aktuell about our work on lipid transfer from plants to arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi.

16.08.2017
Our paper on the "cover" of eLife.

11.08.2017
FANTASTIC NEWS: Caroline receives an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council. Now the lab is safe for the next 5 years!

09.08.2017
Caroline receives the Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award and gives a keynote lecture at the PGRSA conference 2017 in Anchorage, Alaska. Many thanks to the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America (PGRSA) for this honor. 

31.07.2017
Caroline gives a plenary talk at the 9th International Conference On Mycorrhiza (ICOM9) in Prague.

28.07.2017
Caroline gives a plenary talk at the international Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting 2017 (iMMM2017) in Toulouse. 

13.07.2017 
Andy's and Priya's paper on "lipid transfer from plants to arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi" accepted in eLife. WHAT A DAY! Congratulations and big thanks to all co-authors from Delaux (CNRS Toulouse), Dörmann (Uni Bonn), Eisenreich (TU Munich) and Parniske (LMU) labs. 

13.07.2017
Priya wins the best paper award of the Life Science Munich (LSM) graduate school for Pimprikar et al 2016 in Current Biology. We are so proud of you! 

22.06.2017
Caroline gives a talk at the IX. European Plant Science Retreat 2017 in Toulouse.
 
08.05.2017 
Florian Berger starts his doctoral work on the MAZE project. Welcome and all the best for your work!

04.05.2017
Caroline gives a talk at the ZMBP Tübingen and visits Christopher Grefen's lab.

25.04.2017 
Caroline gives a talk at the 3rd Adam Kondorosi Symposium "Frontiers in Beneficial Plant-Microbe Interactions" in Gif-sur-Yvette, France. 

18.04.2017 
Arvid Heutinck from Wageningen University joins the lab for an Erasmus internship. Welcome and good luck with your work!

27. & 29. 03.2017
Samy and Caroline give a talk and Salar a flash talk at the 2nd Internactional Congress on Strigolactones in Torino, Italy.

21.03.2017
Annika Kretschmar successfully defends her MSc thesis. Congratulations!

01.03.2017
Georg Stabl starts his master thesis in the lab. Good luck with your work!

21.02.2017
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the Gregor Mendel Institute in Vienna, Austria.

09.01.2017
Caroline gives a talk at the VISCEA conference on Plant Nutrition, Growth and Environmental Interactions III in Vienna, Austria.

06.02.2017 
Elena Evertz starts her lab rotation. Welcome!
 
12.01.2017
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the Institute of Microbiology, University of Innsbruck, Austria.

09.01.2017
Caroline visits Sofie Goormachtig's lab and gives a seminar talk at the VIB in Gent, Belgium.

17.11.2016
Caroline visits Didier Reinhardt's lab and gives a seminar talk at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

10.11.2016 
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the Department of Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Bochum. 

01.11.2016
Our former Master student Veronica Basso starts her PhD in the lab of Francis Martin at INRA Nancy. All the best for your work! 

28.09.2016
Veronica Basso sucessfully defends her Master thesis in Padova. Congratulations!!  

05.09.2016
Annika Kretschmar joins the lab as a Master student. Welcome and good luck with your work!

26.08.2016
Caroline gives a talk at the ENFC 2016 in Budapest. 

09.08.2016
Julia Mayer successfully defends her BSc thesis. Congratulations!

18.07.2016
Caroline gives a talk at the XVII MPMI congress 2016 in Portland. 

12.07.2016
Stefan Buchka successfully defends his BSc thesis. Congratulations!

25.06.2016
Samy receives one of four poster awards at the IPGSA meeting 2016 in Toronto. Well done Samy!!! 

23.06.2016
Caroline gives a talk at the IPGSA meeting 2016 in Toronto.

01.06.2016 
Fan Du receives a CSC fellowship to conduct her doctoral research in our lab. Well done! 

26.05.2016
Caroline gives a talk at the John Innes Center in Norwich, UK. 

18.04.2016
Julia Mayer and Stefan Buchka start their BSc thesis. Good luck with your work! 

14.04.2016
Caroline presents our mycorrhiza project at the BayKlimaFit opening event.

01.04.2016
Peter Muth joins the lab to work on the BayKlimaFit project. Welcome and good luck with your work!

24.03.2016
Priya's paper on transcriptional regulation of RAM1 is out! Press release here.

21.03.2016
Mathias Brands from the Dörmann lab in Bonn is visiting us for a few days. Welcome and enjoy your stay!

09.03.2016
Charles Whitaker joins the lab as a student helper. Welcome!

29.02.2016
This is great: Andy was accepted as participant of the EMBO course "In vivo plant imaging" in Heidelberg. 

24.02.2016
Priya receives MPMI travel award to participate at the XVII IS-MPMI congress 2016 in Portland, USA. Congratulations!!!

03.02.2016
Caroline gives a talk as invited speaker at the Plant Biotech Denmark Meeting 2016 in Copenhagen 

01.02.2016 
Our former Master student Markus C. Kolodziej starts his PhD thesis in the lab of Beat Keller at University of Zürich, Switzerland to work on wheat disease. All the best for your future!

29.01.2016 
Caroline visits Frank Hochholdinger’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the INRES in Bonn, Germany.

28.01.2016 
We are thrilled! Priya’s paper on regulation of RAM1 and first full Gutjahr lab paper was accepted by Current Biology. Well done Priya and a big thanks to all co-authors.

18.12.2015 
Champagne!! Science paper about Caroline’s former work in the Paszkowski lab on role of karrikin receptor complex in arbuscular mycorrhiza establishment is out. Samy’s contribution is highly appreciated!

09.12.2015 
Caroline receives a grant from the Bavarian State Ministry of Environment and Consumer Protection to work on arbuscular mycorrhiza responses of maize in the field within the consortium BayKlimaFit.

30.11.2015 
Less than one year into his doctoral work Andy Keymer gives a talk (selected from poster abstract) at the 36th New Phytologist Symposium on “Cell Biology at the Plant-Microbe Interface” in Munich 

01.11.2015 
Michael Paries joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome back!

29.10.2015 
Caroline visits Stefan Rensings’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the Faculty of Biology in Marburg, Germany.

15.10.2015 
Fan Du joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome!

14.09.2015 
Veronica Basso from University of Padova, Italy joins the lab as an Erasmus-funded Master student. Welcome and good luck with your work.

22.09.2015 
Andy receives New Phytologist travel grant to participate at the 36th New Phytologist Symposium on “Cell Biology at the Plant-Microbe Interface” in Munich. Congratulations!

22.09.2015 
Markus Kolodziej and Michael Paries successfully defend their MSc theses. Congratulations!

18.09.2015 
After only a few months in the Gutjahr lab Salar wins the first poster prize at the COST meeting on Chemistry and Biochemistry of Strigolactones in Bucharest, Romania. Well done, Salar!

04.09.2015
Caroline gives a talk as invited speaker at the 2nd International Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting in Cambridge, UK.

04.08.2015 
Caroline visits Ertao Wang’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the SIPPE, Shangai, China.

02.08.2015 
Caroline gives a talk as invited speaker at 4th International Congress on Biotic-Plant Interactions in Nanjing, China.

12.07.2015 
Samy receives Nature Plants-funded travel grant to participate at the 2nd International Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting in Cambridge, UK. Congratulations!

17.06.2015
Caroline visits Uta Paszkowski’s lab in Cambridge, UK and gives an invited seminar talk at the Plant Science Department.

08.06.2015 
Caroline visits Peter Nick’s and Michael Riemann’s labs and gives an invited seminar talk at the KIT Karlsruhe, Germany.

25.05.2015 
PNAS paper about Caro’s former work in the Paszkowski lab on transcriptional diversity in rice root types in response to AM is out. Yupi!!

21.05.2015 
SFB924 funded for an additionally period of four years. We are happy to be part of it! 

16.05.2015 
Samy wins first poster prize at the LSM retreat. Congratulations!

15.04.2015 
Our first PostDoc Salar Torabi joins the lab. Welcome!

10.04.2015 
PlosOne paper about Caroline’s former work in the Paszkowski lab on JA signaling in rice AM is out.

01.01.2015 
Andy Keymer joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome back!

06.11.2014 
Caroline visits Christiane Gatz’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the Faculty of Biology in Göttingen, Germany.

01.11.2014 
José Villaécija-Aguilar joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome!

25.09.2014 
Monica Bohmer successfully defends her MSc thesis. Congratulations!

25.09.2014 
Max Griessmann successfully defends his BSc thesis with honors. Congratulations!

11.09.2014 
Samy’s and Caroline’s commentary on control of AM by nutrient signals in Frontiers in Plant Science is out. Well done Samy!

08.09.2014 
Caroline receives a grant from the Emmy Noether program of the DFG to work on Phytohormone signaling in arbuscular mycorrhiza development. Now we are unstoppable
:-)!

20.08.2014 
Caroline’s review on Phytohormone signaling in AM development in Current Opinion in Plant Biology is out.

26.07.2014 
Caroline visits Uli Hammes’ and Thomas Dresselhaus’ labs and gives an SFB924 talk at the Faculty of Biology in Regensburg, Germany.

22.07.2014 
Leonhard Karl successfully defends his BSc thesis. Congratulations!

03.04.2014
Caroline receives MPMI travel award to participate at the XVI IS-MPMI congress 2014 in Rhodes, Greece.

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