New faces

Last changed: 19 April 2022

These are the people that recently have arrived to the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology.

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Dominik Merges is a new post doc that will join Sara Hallin and Karina Engelbrecht Clemmensen in the new Wallenberg project “WinterEcology” in which we work together with plant ecologists to understand the significance of winter processes for year-round feedbacks of arctic ecosystems to climate change. Dominik shares a room with Maria J (E378).

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Stephanie Turner is a new post doc with Sara Hallin and Karina Engelbrecht Clemmensen who will join the new Wallenberg project “WinterEcology” in which we work together with plant ecologists to understand the significance of winter processes for year-round feedbacks of arctic ecosystems to climate change.Stephanie shares room with Kalle (A335).

Anna Weinheimer is working at the department one day per week. Anna is normally working at the Department of molecular sciences, and will help us with archiving.

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Frida Lindvall started her master thesis in the Soil Microbiology group in February. She will be doing an experiment to decipher the factors controlling the partition of nitrate between denitrifiers and DNRA (dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium) bacteria. She will be with us until the summer.

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Alma Gustavsson Ruus is a master student that will work with functional characterization of proteins involved in ergosterol biosynthesis in Clonostachys rosea. She will work with Mukesh, Dan and Magnus and started in January.

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Jesper Fritzson is a new master student thay will work with biological control of root knot nematodes in carrot and lettuce. He will work with Magnus, Mukesh, Dan and he started in January.