Institute of Environmental Biology (IEB) PhD meeting

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On behalf of the IEB phD council, I would like to invite you for the next IEB PhD meeting on

Wednesday December 13th at 5PM, in Kruyt O1.18 (Utrecht University)!

During this meeting, four of our colleague PhD candidates will give a talk:

Alexandra Pelgrom (Plant-Microbe Interactions) will give a presentation of 20min with the title: 

''Effectors and their plant targets as leads for downy mildew resistance breeding in lettuce Phylogeny and population structure of Spinach downy mildew isolates"


Jie Hu (Ecology and Biodiversity) will also give a presentation of 20min with the title:

Microbial interaction dynamics during rhizosphere microbiome assembly”

Violeta Angulo Fernandez (Ecology and Biodiversity) and Maarten Punt (Microbiology) will present their projects in 5 minutes.


As always, the meeting will start with drinks and pizza @ 5PM, talks will start at 5:30.

Hope to see you all on Wednesday December 13th !!



Freek, Gilles, Laura, Sarah and Simone