News

Integration of omics data to unravel root microbiome recruitment

2021-07-22

Review on multi-omics data integration methods to unravel signalling relationships.

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Metabolic interactions in beneficial microbe recruitment by plants

2021-07-12

Review on metabolic interactions and beneficial microbe recruitment, published in Current Opinion in Biotechnology.

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First MiCRop Annual Meeting

2021-06-25

More than 70 participants discussed the progress, challenges and possibilities in two online sessions

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The Chemistry of Stress: Understanding the ‘Cry for Help’ of Plant Roots

2021-06-09

Review on stress responses in plants, published in Metabolites

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How fungi helped plants to get on land

2021-05-31

The importance of the relationship and trade between plants and fungi

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What is going on in the MiCRop greenhouses and labs?

2021-05-20

An impression from the on-going work.

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Articles about plant health and about the symbiosis of fungi and plants

2021-05-12

Articles featuring, among others, MiCRop PIs Corné Pieterse and Toby Kiers in Bionieuws

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Metabolites Special Issue

2021-04-28

Invitation to submit to Metabolites Special Issue “Integration of Metabolomics with Other Omics Technologies to Investigate Metabolism and Signaling in Plants”

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Toby Kiers awarded Vici grant

2021-04-21

Toby Kiers awarded Vici grant for research on fungal networks

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Designing a home for beneficial plant microbiomes

2021-03-08

Review article published as result of collaborative effort between MiCRop and colleague researchers from China Agricultural University.

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People behind MiCRop: interview with Rumyana Karlova

2021-02-10

In this series, we interview the researchers that are driving MiCRop. Meet Rumyana Karlova, assistant professor at Wageningen University!

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Latest reads: publications Jan/Feb 2021

2021-02-08

Find and read the latest publications in scientific journals and their abstracts by consortium members.

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Bugs, food, art, and sustainability

2021-02-04

Interview with Marcel Dicke on groundworkgallery.com

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9 open PhD fellowships within ARISTO

2021-01-19

PhD positions in the field of soil microbial toxicity of pesticides

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Happy holidays & a joyous 2021!

2020-12-23

We wish you wonderful days

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor Microbial Metagenomics & Systems Biology

2020-12-21

The University of Amsterdam is looking for a new assistant professor Microbial Metagenomics and Systems Biology

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor Ecology and Evolution of Plant-Microbe Interactions

2020-12-07

This vacancy is one of two tenure-track positions that the Department of Ecological Sciences (VU Amsterdam) is currently offering.

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People behind MiCRop: interview with Giannis Stringlis

2020-12-02

In this series, we interview the researchers that are driving MiCRop. Meet Giannis Stringlis, postdoctoral researcher Utrecht University!

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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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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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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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