The Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences (EPS)

ERC Starting Grants for Marnix Medema and Daan Swarts         

Marnix Medema (left) and Daan Swarts were awarded the ERC Starting Grant and will receive 1,5 million euros from the European Research Council. In his project “DECIPHER”  Medema will unravel the chemical language that bacteria and their host use to exchange messages.  Swarts project’ “COMPASS” will also focus on bacteria, by mapping their immune system to possible develop virus tests.