Linda Gouka

Ir. Linda Gouka MSc

PhD Student

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Droevendaalsesteeg 10
6708 PB Wageningen

+31 (0) 317 47 34 00

The Netherlands

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During my PhD, I am investigating yeast colonizing the aboveground part of the plant, the phyllosphere. We are particularly interested in the wheat flag leaf, the last leaf before the grain emerges. These yeasts are characterized on their ecological and biocontrol potential.

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PhD Student

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Employment

2020–Present
PhD candidate

Education

  • 2017–2019
    MSc Biology, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology at the Institute of Biology in Leiden
  • 2014–2017
    BSc Biology at the Institute of Biology in Leiden

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Projecten

  • Matrix - Diversity and functions of the phyllosphere microbiome

    Project 2020–2025
    In this project we study the taxonomic and functional diversity of the phyllosphere microbiome of wheat. Together with our Danish and US partners, we isolate and characterize yeasts and bacteria living on and in the flag leaf of wheat. The ultimate goal is to identify novel phyllosphere microbes that contribute to tolerance of wheat plants exposed to abiotic and biotic stresses.
    Phyllosphere microbes

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