During a four-year period, PhD candidates work on a research project that culminates in a doctoral thesis and articles published in scientific journals. The PhD students within the Molecular Microbiology Group participate in the PhD program Environmental Biology of the Utrecht Graduate School of Life Sciences and Institute of Biomembranes. Research projects with vacancies will be advertised via regular channels like the University Utrecht website and Academic Transfer. Prospective students with individual funding and a specific interest related to any of the research topics mentioned below are invited to contact staff members individually.
- Fungal biotechnology - Han Wösten
- Fungal pathogens & infections - Hans de Cock
- Mushroom formation - Luis Lugones
- Fungal genomics - Robin Ohm
- Fungal network formation, nutrient transport & bacterial-fungal interactions - Robert-Jan Bleichrodt
- Behaviour manipulating fungi - Charissa de Bekker
- Bacterial antimicrobials - Boris Tefsen