Gutjahr lab highlights
Caroline elected to the Academia Europaea.
Yet another collaborative paper from the karrikin crowd: Hamon-Josse et al. 2022 from the Bennett lab is published with our contribution in New Phytologist. Congratulations to all!
Sepulveda et al 2022 by the Nelson lab with our contribution is published in PNAS. Congratulations to all!
Guercio et al. 2022 by the Shabek and De-St-Germain/Rameaux labs with our contribution is published in Communications Biology. Big congrats to all!
Manuscript on the KAI2 receptors of pea by the Shabek and De-St-Germain/Rameaux lab with contributions from Salar was accepted in Communications Biology today. Congratulatons to all!
Debatosh's paper on the role of PHRs in arbuscular mycorrhiza came out today. Congratulations!
Today our paper with Mark Water's lab and a number of collaborating laboratories was published in The Plant Journal. Congrats to everyone involved and especially to Yongjie (Waters lab) and Kartikye (our lab) for their co-first authorships!
Yet another manuscript accepted. This time a spotlight with Debatosh Das in Molecular Plant. What a week!!!
It must be Christmas time: Today another paper was accepted in Nature Communcations. This was a great collaboration with our former postdoc Debatosh Das and his new labs of Jianhua Zhang and Lam Hon Ming, with contributions from Moxian Chen (all Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Michael Gigl from Corinna Dawid's lab (TUM) and Michael Paries and Karen Hobecker from our lab.
Paper led by Mark Waters (University of Western Australia) accepted in Plant Journal today, with important contribution from our lab member Kartikye Varshney. Congratulations to all!
José's paper on the role of KAI2 in regulating root hair elongation under low phosphate is out in Current Biology! Congratulations to all authors!
Our collaborative review 'Sculpting the soil microbiota', with the Castrillo lab from University of Nottingham is out in The Plant Journal.
A new paper from Corinna Dawid's lab with our modest contribution is out in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. It's about flavor and pharmacological compounds in licorice and how their content is influenced by phosphate and arbuscular mycorrhiza.
Our review 'Sculpting the soil microbiota', which we co-quthored with the Castrillo lab from University of Nottingham was accepted in the Plant Journal.
Caroline receives the Adam Kondorosi Early Career Award from the Academia Europea at the European Nitrogen Fixation Meeting (ENFC) 2021.
José's paper on the role of KAI2 in root hair elongation upon phosphate starvation was accepted in Current Biology today. Big congrats to the first and all co-authors. This was a great collaboration with Maxime Hamon-Josse and Tom Bennett from Leeds University.
Big congrats to Fan Du for successfully defending her doctoral thesis today. We wish you all the best for your future.
Hooray! Florian's and Caroline's review on plant responsiveness to arbuscular mycorrhiza was accepted in Current Opinion in Plant Biology.
Great news! Samy's and Salar's manuscript on the diversity of karrikin receptors in Lotus japonicus was accepted in PLoS Genetics. Congratulations to all involved!
A short communication by Samy and Salar came out in Plant Signaling & Behaviour today.
Big congratulations to José Villaécija-Aguilar for successfully passing his doctoral thesis defense today. All the best for you next career step and life!
Fantastic news! Samy's paper on the role of SMAX1 in Lotus japonicus root and root hair development was accepted in PNAS. Huge congrats to Samy and all the co-authors Debatosh, Kartikye, Markus and José.
Paper from Pascal Braun's group on "Extensive signal integration by the phytohormone protein network" is out in Nature with our humble contribution. Congratulations to all involved and thank you for having us on board.
Caroline visits the lab of Catherine Rameaux and gives a talk at INRA Versailles, France.
Debatosh's and Salar's method paper on an easy-to-use hydroponics system for arbuscular mycorrhiza was accepted by Frontiers in Plant Science. Congratulations!
Now officially postdoc! Congratulations to our colleague Tian Zeng for passing his PhD thesis defense at Wageningen University. Great idea too stream the event life - so we all could participate!
Samy Carbonnel passed his doctoral thesis defense today. Big congratulations and all the best for the next step in your career and life.
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the IPK Gatersleben, Germany.
Welcome to Haifei Zhang our new CSC-funded PhD student. All the best for your work!
Caroline gives a keynote lecture at the IEB day at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Caroline gives a talk at the XXVIth EUCARPIA maize and sorghum conference in Freising.
We welcome Filippo Binci, our new Erasmus MSc student from University of Padova, Italy.
Welcome to Karishma Kumari, our new DAAD-funded PhD student. All the best for your work!
Caroline gives a keynote lecture at the Botanikertagung 2019 in Rostock, Germany.
It's a good day today. Finally José's paper on the role of SMAX1/SMXL2 in Arabidopsis root and root hair development is out in PLoS Genetics.
Our collaborative paper with Marco Chiapello (University of Turin) and Debatosh was accepted in Frontiers in Plant Sciences. Congratulations to both and thanks to Marco for coming up with this nice R tool.
Caroline gives a talk at the FASEB conference "Mechanisms of Plant Development" in Olean, USA.
Hooray! José's manuscript on the role of SMAX1/SMXL2 in Arabidopsis root and root hair development was accepted by PLOS Genetics. This was a fun collaboration with the labs of Corinna Dawid (TUM) and Tom Bennett (University of Leeds).
Gutjahr lab is represented by 4 posters (Catarina, Fan, Georg, Michael) and one plenary talk (Caroline) at the MPMI meeting in Glasgow, UK.
Caroline gives a talk at the SEB meeting in Sevilla, Spain.
Caroline gives a plenary lecture at the 23rd Conference on Plant Growths Substances in Paris, France.
Caroline gives a keynote lecture at the Green4Good meeting in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Caroline gives a talk in the Plant Science seminar series University of Cambridge, UK.
Andy Keymer defended his doctoral thesis. Congratulations and all the best for your new life as patent lawyer trainee.
Finally the strigolactone book is out: https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783030121525
Caroline gives a talk at the Dutch Plant Science Meeting in Lunteren.
Farewell party for Rishab who goes back to India after successfully completing the practical work for his MSc thesis. All the best for writing up and for your future. We hope to meet you again soon.
Get the champagne out: Catarina Cardoso was awarded a prestigious Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship. Congratulations!
Lotta Wankner and Sarah Manzer join the lab as research course and Master thesis students. Welcome and all the best for your work.
Karen Hobecker joins the lab as a postdoc coming all the way from Argentina. Welcome and we wish you a very successful start.
Farewell of Andy Keymer who starts a new life as a patent lawyer trainee. We which you all the best for your new job and see you soon for your defence ;-).
Louis Robichez from University of Gent/VIBin Belgium joins the lab as an Erasmus Master thesis student. Welcome and all the best for your work.
Caroline gives a talk at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding in Cologne.
Fan and Florian present a poster at the international Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting (iMMM) in Torino (Italy) and Caroline gives a talk.
Farewell of Priya, who starts her PostDoc in Cyril Zipfels lab in Zürich in February. We wish you lots of success in your new project.
Our new doctoral student Annika Lübbe and (soon to be) Postdoc Tian Zeng join the lab. Welcome and lots of success with your work.
Our new technician Philipp Chapman joins the lab. Welcome and enjoy! We are hoping for even happier plants :-).
Rishabh Pankaj our new DAAD-funded MSc student from IIT Karagpur joins the lab. Welcome and all the best with your project!
Kartikye Varshney our new DAAD-funded doctoral student joins the lab. Welcome and good luck with your research!
Priya successfully defended her doctoral thesis. Congratulations Dr. Priya!!!
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.
Our new postdoc Catarina Cardoso joins the lab. Welcome and all the best for your work!
Caroline receives the President's Medal of the Society of Experimental Biology (UK) and gives a talk at the SEB meeting in Florence.
Caroline gives a talk at the University of Düsseldorf and visits the lab of Vera Göhre.
Collaborative Tansley review with Luisa Lanfranco and Valentina Fiorilli is out in New Phytologist.
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).
Andy's review on lipid transfer in inter organismic interactions is out in Current Opinion in Plant Biology. Congratulations!
Brands et al. 2018, a paper from the Dörmann lab (University of Bonn) with our collaborative contribution, is online!
Caroline gives a talk at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge and visits Sebastian Schornack and Uta Paszkowski.
Caroline gives a talk at the University of Sheffield and visits Tim Daniell and Duncan Cameron.
Caroline gives a talk at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology in Golm.
Collaborative Tansley Review with Luisa Lanfranco and Valentina Fiorilli was accepted by New Phytologist.
Andy's review on cross-kingdom lipid transfer in AM symbiosis and other organismic interactions was accepted by Current Opinion in Plant Biology.
Paper from Dörmann lab with our collaborative input was accepted by Plant Journal.
Andy's BioProtocol in close collaboration with the Eisenreich lab was accepted!
Priya's review on transcriptional regulation of AM development is out!
Elena Evertz successfully defends her Bachelor thesis. Congratulations!
Georg Stabl comes back to the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome back and good luck with your work!
Collaborative paper Yu et al. 2017, from Li Lab (China Agricultural University, Beijing) and Hochholdinger lab (University of Bonn) is out in New Phytologist.
Caroline visits the lab of Davide Bulgarelli and gives a talk at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee.
Georg Stabl sucessfully defends and finishes his Master thesis. Congratulations!
Elena Evertz comes back to the lab for her BSc thesis. Welcome and good luck with your work!
Caroline gives a talk at our fantastic SFB924 Conference "Plant Biology of the next generation"
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.
Caroline gives a talk at the Conference of the German Genetics Society in Bochum, Germany.
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.
Caroline starts her professorship at the TUM.
Report in the German radio Deutschlandfunk Forschung aktuell about our work on lipid transfer from plants to arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi.
Our paper on the "cover" of eLife.
FANTASTIC NEWS: Caroline receives an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council. Now the lab is safe for the next 5 years!
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.
Caroline gives a plenary talk at the 9th International Conference On Mycorrhiza (ICOM9) in Prague.
Caroline gives a plenary talk at the international Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting 2017 (iMMM2017) in Toulouse.
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.
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!
Caroline gives a talk at the IX. European Plant Science Retreat 2017 in Toulouse.
Florian Berger starts his doctoral work on the MAZE project. Welcome and all the best for your work!
Caroline gives a talk at the ZMBP Tübingen and visits Christopher Grefen's lab.
Caroline gives a talk at the 3rd Adam Kondorosi Symposium "Frontiers in Beneficial Plant-Microbe Interactions" in Gif-sur-Yvette, France.
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.
Annika Kretschmar successfully defends her MSc thesis. Congratulations!
Georg Stabl starts his master thesis in the lab. Good luck with your work!
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the Gregor Mendel Institute in Vienna, Austria.
Caroline gives a talk at the VISCEA conference on Plant Nutrition, Growth and Environmental Interactions III in Vienna, Austria.
Elena Evertz starts her lab rotation. Welcome!
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the Institute of Microbiology, University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Caroline visits Sofie Goormachtig's lab and gives a seminar talk at the VIB in Gent, Belgium.
Caroline visits Didier Reinhardt's lab and gives a seminar talk at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Caroline gives a seminar talk at the Department of Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Bochum.
Our former Master student Veronica Basso starts her PhD in the lab of Francis Martin at INRA Nancy. All the best for your work!
Veronica Basso sucessfully defends her Master thesis in Padova. Congratulations!!
Annika Kretschmar joins the lab as a Master student. Welcome and good luck with your work!
Caroline gives a talk at the ENFC 2016 in Budapest.
Julia Mayer successfully defends her BSc thesis. Congratulations!
Caroline gives a talk at the XVII MPMI congress 2016 in Portland.
Stefan Buchka successfully defends his BSc thesis. Congratulations!
Samy receives one of four poster awards at the IPGSA meeting 2016 in Toronto. Well done Samy!!!
Caroline gives a talk at the IPGSA meeting 2016 in Toronto.
Fan Du receives a CSC fellowship to conduct her doctoral research in our lab. Well done!
Caroline gives a talk at the John Innes Center in Norwich, UK.
Julia Mayer and Stefan Buchka start their BSc thesis. Good luck with your work!
Caroline presents our mycorrhiza project at the BayKlimaFit opening event.
Peter Muth joins the lab to work on the BayKlimaFit project. Welcome and good luck with your work!
Priya's paper on transcriptional regulation of RAM1 is out! Press release here.
Mathias Brands from the Dörmann lab in Bonn is visiting us for a few days. Welcome and enjoy your stay!
Charles Whitaker joins the lab as a student helper. Welcome!
This is great: Andy was accepted as participant of the EMBO course "In vivo plant imaging" in Heidelberg.
Priya receives MPMI travel award to participate at the XVII IS-MPMI congress 2016 in Portland, USA. Congratulations!!!
Caroline gives a talk as invited speaker at the Plant Biotech Denmark Meeting 2016 in Copenhagen
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!
Caroline visits Frank Hochholdinger’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the INRES in Bonn, Germany.
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.
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!
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.
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
Michael Paries joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome back!
Caroline visits Stefan Rensings’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the Faculty of Biology in Marburg, Germany.
Fan Du joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome!
Veronica Basso from University of Padova, Italy joins the lab as an Erasmus-funded Master student. Welcome and good luck with your work.
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!
Markus Kolodziej and Michael Paries successfully defend their MSc theses. Congratulations!
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!
Caroline gives a talk as invited speaker at the 2nd International Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting in Cambridge, UK.
Caroline visits Ertao Wang’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the SIPPE, Shangai, China.
Caroline gives a talk as invited speaker at 4th International Congress on Biotic-Plant Interactions in Nanjing, China.
Samy receives Nature Plants-funded travel grant to participate at the 2nd International Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting in Cambridge, UK. Congratulations!
Caroline visits Uta Paszkowski’s lab in Cambridge, UK and gives an invited seminar talk at the Plant Science Department.
Caroline visits Peter Nick’s and Michael Riemann’s labs and gives an invited seminar talk at the KIT Karlsruhe, Germany.
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!!
SFB924 funded for an additionally period of four years. We are happy to be part of it!
Samy wins first poster prize at the LSM retreat. Congratulations!
Our first PostDoc Salar Torabi joins the lab. Welcome!
PlosOne paper about Caroline’s former work in the Paszkowski lab on JA signaling in rice AM is out.
Andy Keymer joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome back!
Caroline visits Christiane Gatz’s lab and gives an invited seminar talk at the Faculty of Biology in Göttingen, Germany.
José Villaécija-Aguilar joins the lab as a doctoral student. Welcome!
Monica Bohmer successfully defends her MSc thesis. Congratulations!
Max Griessmann successfully defends his BSc thesis with honors. Congratulations!
Samy’s and Caroline’s commentary on control of AM by nutrient signals in Frontiers in Plant Science is out. Well done Samy!
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
Caroline’s review on Phytohormone signaling in AM development in Current Opinion in Plant Biology is out.
Caroline visits Uli Hammes’ and Thomas Dresselhaus’ labs and gives an SFB924 talk at the Faculty of Biology in Regensburg, Germany.
Leonhard Karl successfully defends his BSc thesis. Congratulations!
Caroline receives MPMI travel award to participate at the XVI IS-MPMI congress 2014 in Rhodes, Greece.
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