PhD student at: VU University Amsterdam, Department of Ecological Science (Symbiosis group)
[University of Amsterdam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences SILS (Plant hormone biology group)]
Supervisors: Prof. Toby Kiers (VU), Prof. Harro Bouwmeester (UvA)
Overall aim: The overall aim of the project is to shed light upon the evolution of the root microbiome recruitment of wild and cultivated species in response to biotic and abiotic stresses. More specifically, the project will focus on the Fabaceae family (legumes) under nutrient deficiency (phosphate) stress.