Following a very competitive search, Dr. Armin Djamei, currently a Project Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany, has been recruited as Junior Group Leader at the Gregor Mendel Institute.
The Djamei Group will begin at the Gregor Mendel Institute on Sept 1, 2013. Dr Djamei`s research focuses on effector functions of biotrophic fungal pathogens in maize and Brachypodium, thereby further broadening the spectrum of research conducted at the Institute.
We wish him the very best in his career here!
For more information on Dr Djamei, including his publications, visit his profile page, or the Djamei Group pages on our site.