Coordinator


Doris Vetterlein

Prof. Dr. Doris Vetterlein
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ,
Affiliated to Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Head of working group Soil-Plant Interaction

Research Focus: Rhizosphere/root 



Other members


Patrick Bienert

Dr. Gerd Patrick Bienert
Leibnitz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben
Independent IPK Emmy-Noether-Group Leader
Plant genomics/Plant physiology

Research Focus: Plant nutrition



Andrea Carminati

Prof. Dr. Andrea Carminati
University of Bayreuth
Chair of Soil Physics

Research Focus:
Rhizosphere/root water transport



Kornelia Smalla

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Kornelia Smalla
Julius-Kühn Institute, Braunschweig
Affiliated to Technical University Braunschweig
Soil microbial ecology

Research Focus: Rhizosphere



Ingrid Knabner

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner
Technical University of Munich, Freising,
Soil Science

Research Focus: Organic matter sequestration



Claudia Schnepf

Prof. Dr. Andrea Schnepf
Forschungszentrum Jühlich
Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation

Research Focus: Rhizosphere, soil root interactions