Linda Rigerte

Contact / Address

Linda Rigerte
PhD Student

Department of Soil Ecology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Theodor-Lieser-Strasse 4 | D-06120 Halle/Saale

Current Research Project

Investigation of mechanisms of interactions between a synthetic bacterial community and barley (Hordeum vulgare) under drought stress, focusing at the levels of bacterial and barley gene expression and measures of barley drought tolerance.

CV / Scientific Career

since 2022

Doctoral researcher at Soil Ecology department, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ


Scientific research assistant, Dept. Plant Microbe Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research Cologne, Germany


Scientific research assistant, Dept. Forest Botany and Tree Physiology, Georg-August-Universität Göettingen, Göttingen Germany


Scientific research assistant, Dept. Wildlife Sciences, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany


M.Sc. in Tropical International Forestry, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

Thesis topic: Identification and characterization of root fungal endophyte antagonists against Heterobasidion parviporum (white rot fungus) from coniferous hosts


B.Sc. in Environmental Science, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia