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New Paper: Plant Genetic Networks Shaping Phyllosphere Microbial Community

Phyllosphere microbial communities inhabit the aerial plant parts, such as leaves and flowers, where they form complex molecular interactions with the host plant. Contrary to the relatively well-studied rhizosphere microbiome, scientists are just starting to understand, and potentially utilize, the phyllosphere microbiome. In this article, recent studies that have provided novel insights into the mechanism…
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Artikel in bionieuws: De gemene deler van microbiomen

Microbiomen zijn welhaast het nieuwe toverwoord van vrijwel alle biologen. Het Amsterdam Microbiome Initiative gaat nu op zoek naar de gemeenschappelijke rol die zulke microbiële gemeenschappen spelen, ter land, ter zee en van mond tot darm en brein. Lees het volledige artikel in de laatste editie van het bionieuws

Position for (joint) postdoctoral researcher for plant-microbiome interactions

We’re looking for candidates that have a PhD in a quantitative science and experience with stochastic modelling (mathematics, statistics, bioinformatics, chemometrics, machine learning, data science) and a good understanding of biological systems and genetics?  More information can be found here.

October 27-28, 2020. BioSB 2020 flash update: Online registrations now open!

Visit https://www.biosb.nl/events/biosb-2020-conference/ for more info.

Plant–microbiome interactions: from community assembly to plant health

Pankaj Trivedi, Jan E. Leach, Susannah G. Tringe, Tongmin Sa and Brajesh K. Singh Healthy plants host diverse but taxonomically structured communities of microorganisms, the plant microbiota, that colonize every accessible plant tissue. Plant-associated microbiomes confer fitness advantages to the plant host, including growth promotion, nutrient uptake, stress tolerance and resistance to pathogens. In this…
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New Tenure-Track position

Are you fascinated by the world of microorganisms? Do you want to know how a microbial cell works? Do you want to unravel why some make us ill but many are absolutely essential for a healthy life? Are you interested in the molecular interactions in microbial consortia and between microbes and their hosts? We are seeking…
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New Paper

A new paper about redefining the microbiome has recently been published https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-020-00875-0