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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Institute
for Cultivated Plants

apl. Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Martina Ernst | Andrea Haberle-Kappei
Tel: +49(0)531 299-3701
Fax: +49(0)531 299-3006
ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Victoria Cerecetto

PhD student

 Victoria  Cerecetto
Tel: +49 (0)531 2993805
Fax: +49 (0)531 299-3006 o. 3013

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and research activities

  • PhD student, AG Smalla
  • Molecular analysis of soil and rhizosphere microbial communities
  • Soil microorganisms ecology
  • Evaluation of effects of agricultural management practices on microbial communities, plant and soil health
  • Study of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria
  • Germany-Uruguay binational project: “Effect of agricultural management on soil microbiome – implication for plant growth and health”.

Professional career & education

  • Since 2018: PhD studies in Microbiology, Technical University Braunschweig. Topic: “Effect of agricultural management on soil and rhizosphere microbiome in two long-term experiments in Uruguay”.
  • 2017: Master exchange (9 months) at the Unit Functional Ecology & Biogeochemistry of Soils & Agro-Ecosystems, INRAE, Montpellier, France.
  • 2015-2018: Magister in Biotechnology (M.Sc.), Universidad de la República, Uruguay. Topic: “Evaluation of bacteria belonging to national collections for their ability to act on the phyto-availability of phosphorus: selection, mechanisms involved and potential use as biofertilizers”.
  • 2013-2014: Research Associate, Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Agriculture, Universidad de la República, Uruguay.
  • 2009-2014: Bachelor in Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Universidad de la República, Uruguay.



Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut