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Prof. Dr. Dr. Francois Buscot

 

Buscot

 

Prof. Dr. François Buscot is Head of the Department of Soil Ecology at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Halle and holds a chair in Soil Ecology at the University of Leipzig. He is a member of the Senate Commission for Biodiversity of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and director of the selection committee "International Climate Protection Fellowship" of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In addition, Prof. Dr. François Buscot is board member of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig.

 

Personal website

 

CV

seit 2010

Professor for Soil Ecology (W3) at the University of Leipzig

seit 2005

Head of the Department of Soil Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

2003-2010

Professor and Head of the Department of Terrestrial Ecology at the University of Leipzig (D)

1997-2003

Professor and Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Jena (D)

1991-1997

Senior scientist at the Institute of Soil Biology of the Federal Research Centre of Agriculture of Braunschweig (D)

1990-1991

Research scientist at the Department of Botany and Mycology of the University of Tübingen (D), investigation of recognition mechanisms in ectomycorrhizal symbioses

1996

Habilitation in soil biology, technical university of Braunschweig (D)

1988-1989

Postdoctoral fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, stage at the Department of Botany and Mycology of the University of Tübingen (D)

1983-1987

Doctoral thesis in plant biology, University of Strasbourg

1982-1983

Diploma (DEA) in cell and molecular biology, Universities of Besançon, Strasbourg and Nancy (F)

 

Committees

  • Member of the Senate Commission for Biodiversity of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Member of the Working Group on Biodiversity in the Alliance of German Scientific Organizations
  • President of the Selection Committee for International Climate Protection Fellowships of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Member of the editorial board of "Mycological Progress"
  • 2004-2012 member of the review board 202 Plant Science DFG, first as Deputy Speaker and then as Speaker
  • 2007-2012 member of the Central Commission for Biological Safety (CCBS) at the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety

Research Projects (selection)

  • TrophinOak
  • Biodiversity Exploratories
  • BEF-China

 

Publications

Please download this PDF to see a selection of current publications of Prof. Dr. Francois Buscot:

Publications Prof. Dr. Dr. Francois Buscot  (15 kb)

  • Chairman

    Prof. Dr. Martin Visbeck

  • Member

    Prof. Dr. Dr. Francois Buscot

  • Member

    Prof. Dr. Anita Engels

  • Member

    Prof. Dr. Armin Grunwald

  • Member

    Prof. Dr. Patrick Hostert

  • Mitglied

    Prof. Dr. Daniela Jacob

  • Member

    Prof. Dr. Karen Pittel

  • Ex-Officio

    Dr. Bettina Schmalzbauer

  • Ex-Officio

    Dr. Christiane Joerk