News

Internal (online) kick-off

2020-11-20

The internal kick-off meeting took place online on Friday, 20 November 2020.

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Academy Ecology Fund for ecological fieldwork and research

2020-11-18

Call for applications by KNAW

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Potato greenhouse experiments in Ecuador

2020-10-30

Experiments in Ecuador are in full process

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All about plant science on Dutch TV tonight!

2020-10-22

Tonight is all about plant science on TV: science programme Zembla features among others Harro Bouwmeester representing MiCRop, and in 'Grote Vragen', you can follow Christa Testerink and her research. Watch it live on NPO 2 or afterwards online.

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People behind MiCRop: interview with Karen Kloth

2020-10-21

In this series, we interview the researchers that are driving MiCRop. Meet Karen Kloth, postdoc at Wageningen University!

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Amsterdam Microbiome Initiative

2020-10-19

The Amsterdam Microbiome Initiative in the spotlight at BioNieuws. This initiative is looking for the common role(s) of microorganisms in microbial communities, independant of their location.

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Vacancy: (Joint) postdoctoral researcher for plant-microbiome interactions (data analysis)

2020-10-14

Would you like to contribute to the data analysis component in close collaboration with the biologists on MiCRop?

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Vacancy: Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship at Utrecht University & Wageningen University

2020-10-01

Your opportunity to work on the MiCRop project on bioinformatic analysis of metabolic interactions in the rhizosphere.

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Kickoff meeting of Wageningen MiCRop team

2020-09-07

Three new PhD students and a postdoc started their work at the Wageningen research team

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Field sampling in the Andes (Ecuador)

2020-08-31

PhD student Dario Ramirez and MICROP collaborator Dr. Antonio Leon from the University of Quito are sampling soil from agricultural potato fields and native soils in the Andes mountains

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Amsterdam Science Magazine: A new future for our crops?

2020-05-12

This year, five of the six NWO Gravitation projects for large-scale (20 M€) collaborative research projects awarded involved Amsterdam scientists

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Bionieuws: €40 million for plants and brains

2019-09-07

De overheid investeert 40 miljoen euro in twee innovatieve biologische onderzoeksprogramma’s naar wortelmicrobiomen van planten en hersenaandoeningen.

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Trouw: Financiële injectie voor toponderzoekers

2019-08-31

Zes groepen topwetenschappers van verschillende Nederlandse universiteiten krijgen in total 113,8 miljoen euro voor hun onderzoeksprogramma.

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University of Amsterdam: €20 million for plant stress research

2019-08-30

A consortium headed by the University of Amsterdam will receive a grant of over €20 million to study the relationship between plants and the microorganisms that live on their roots. In due course, this project is expected to make a significant contributio

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Het Parool: Hoe weet een plant wat goed voor haar is?

2019-08-30

Zes Nederlandse topwetenschappers hebben vandaag een premie gekregen van elk circa 20 miljoen euro om in tien jaar te besteden aan onderzoek. Drie winnende wetenschappers, die in Amsterdam werken, vertellen wat ze met dat geld gaan doen.

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Utrecht University: NWO Gravitation grant awarded to consortium - 20 million for research on plant probiotics

2019-08-30

A Gravitation grant of over 20 million euro from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has been awarded to an ambitious consortium of Dutch life scientists seeking to study the interaction between plants and their root microbiomes using the

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Wageningen in research on microbial imprinting for crop resilience

2019-08-30

Within the Zwaartekracht programme, Wageningen researchers prof. Marcel Dicke (Entomology) and prof. Christa Testerink (Plant Physiology) are partners in the huge scientific programme MiCRop.

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Twenty million euros for the next generation of sustainable crops

2019-08-30

Six consortia of top researchers are being awarded a total of 113.8 million euros to conduct groundbreaking scientific research programmes in the coming years, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has announced.

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