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New DFG-funded International Research Training Group at HHU Düsseldorf

The new International Research Training Group (IRTG) 2466 “NEXTplant (Network, exchange, and training program to understand plant resource allocation) will start in May 2019.

The doctoral researchers in NEXTplant will study the genotype-phenotype relationship in plants and develop models that predict how plant resources are allocated to growth processes, defense reactions, nutrient uptake and propagation in selected photosynthetic model systems. The program will receive funding of approx.€ 4 million for four and a half years.

The IRTG builds on a partnership with MSU in the area of Bachelor and doctoral training that has existed since 2009. In the past ten years, 30 doctoral researchers and 60 Bachelor students from HHU have undertaken a research stay in the USA. 

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iGRAD-Plant Coordinator

Dr. Petra Fackendahl

Institute of Plant Biochemistry
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