17.12.2019 | Molecular Interaction Ecology, MIE Group News

Nice Christmas present: Grant application approved!

Nicole van Dam is crossing Solanum dulcamare chemotypes to yield seeds for the project in the greenhouse of the Botanical Garden of Leipzig.

Foto: Luuk Daenen

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On 5 December 2019 the German Science Foundation DFG approved the application of the Research Unit “Ecology and Evolution of Intraspecific Chemodiversity in Plants”. Nicole van Dam and Fredd Vergara (Molecular Interaction Ecology/EcoMetEoR) will receive funds for a PhD project. The PhD student will study the molecular mechanisms and ecological consequences of chemodiversity in Solanum dulcamara. The advertisement for the PhD position will be issued in January 2020.

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