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Welcome to HIGRADE!
The "Helmholtz Interdisciplinary GRADuate School for Environmental Research (HIGRADE)" provides a coherent framework for qualifying new generations of internationally competitive doctoral researchers in the field of environmental science. Our aim is to prepare doctoral researchers at the UFZ for careers in a range of environmental fields, i.e. for taking over leading positions in research, management and policy, technology development, or consulting and education.
Graduate School HIGRADE: Profile of the day
Luis Daniel Prada Salcedo (Colombia)
Department Soil Ecology
My studies are focused to determinate soil microbial diversity and their functional composition. The interactions and feedback between plant and soil microbial communities will be analyzed in a network from monocultures to multispecies forests in different European forest types.