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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

profile_photo_Luis Daniel Prada Salcedo
Luis Daniel Prada Salcedo (Colombia)
Department Soil Ecology
Research topic:

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.

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