Profile of HIGRADE participants

profile_photo_Jean de Dieu Habiyaremye
Name: Jean de Dieu Habiyaremye (Rwanda)

Department Soil Ecology

Flag Rwanda
Research topic

Molecular characterization of the microbiome in the root zone of a Clonal Oak Tree used as an indicator system (PhytOakmeter) across different field sites in central Germany and Europe

At UFZ since

October 2017

How did you learn about the UFZ?

I learned about UFZ through Prof. Dr. Francois Buscot, a Full Professor at Leipzig University and Head of Department of Soil Ecology at UFZ. I was requesting him to be the supervisor of my PhD research project and when he accepted this request, he introduced me to UFZ to be my research place.

Why did you come to the UFZ?

I came to UFZ to do my PhD research project

How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

UFZ is a good place for learning and doing research. UFZ has very well equipped laboratories and highly knowledgeable and skilled scientists who are willing to share their knowledge and research expertise.

Your own links (e.g. homepage, publications)

Occurrence and Abundance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) in Agroforestry Systems of Rubavu and Bugesera Districts in Rwanda published in the African Journal of Microbiology Research (


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