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School of the Biological Sciences



Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Sciences

Leonie Luginbuehl focuses on understanding and optimising the cost-benefit balance of the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis, one of the oldest and most widespread symbioses on Earth. Learn more.


Research Areas

Beneficial plant-microbe interactions
Plant physiology
Carbon fixation and allocation
Gene-regulatory networks


Single cell genomics
Carbon labelling microscopy
Plant transformation
Gene editing

Areas for Collaboration

Carbon sequestration/economy 



Research Theme