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PhD in Plant-Insect Interactions

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*PhD position in plant-insect interactions*

Plants produce a multitude of defense compounds to escape from insect herbivores, yet counteradaptations in insects allow them to colonize a host plant without being harmed. For example the defense compounds in mustard and wasabi, so-called isothiocyanates, are valued as condiments in the kitchen, but they are toxic to most plant-feeding insects. These isothiocyanates are formed in damaged plant tissue when the plant enzyme myrosinase comes into con...

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Environmental science
Biological sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsGermany
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology