3-year postdoc position available

A 3 year postdoc position is available in the plant-soil interactions lab. Use imaging, metabolomics, isotope labeling, metagenomics to uncover how plants alter the biophysical processes in the rhizosphere.  For details and to apply

awarded ARC Discovery Grant to work on rhizosphere process

We are delighted to share our proposal entitled “The critical role of rhizosheath biophysics in plant water availability” has been funded by the Australian Research Council.  Chief Investigators are Charles Warren,  Iain Young, Richard Trethowan and Sheikh Rabbi (all from University of Sydney) Project summary This project aims to determine how plants can increase their …

Congratulations Shota and Grace for completing honours

Congratulations to Grace Liang and Shota Matsumura for completing their honours projects. Grace investigating the role of membrane lipids in the economics of phosphorus in plants and soil microbes.  Shota examined whether plants can avoid competing for N by specialising in uptake of N in different chemical forms.  Both Grace and Shota worked incredibly hard and …