Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Eva Holtgrewe Stukenbrock


Kiel University Institute for Botany Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology




09/2004 – 05/2007
PhD programme, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

09/2002 – 04/2004
Msc programme, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

09/1998 – 06/2002
Bsc programme, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Research Experience/Academic Appointments

08/2014 – Present
Max Planck Professor, Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel and Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Kiel and Ploen, Germany

02/2012 – 07/2014
Max Planck Research Group Leader, MPRG Fungal Biodiversity, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany

05/2010 – 01/2012
Project Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany

06/2008 – 04/2010
Post doc, Bioinformatics Research Center, University of Århus, Denmark

01/2008 – 05/2008
Maternity leave

05/2007 – 12/2007
Post doc, Plant Pathology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

Work Group Leader SUSTAIN COST Action FA1208

International Max Planck Research School Marburg, steering committee and
evaluation committee member

L’Oreal-UNESCOnational fellowship award for women in science

Steering committee member of the DFG community proposal (SSP) “Rapid evolutionary adaptation: Potential and constraints” SPP1819

ETH medal given for an outstanding PhD dissertation




Higher stochasticity of microbiota composition in seedlings of domesticated wheat compared to wild wheat

Ozkurt E, Hassani M A, Sesiz U, Kuenzel S, Dagan T, Ozkan H, Stukenbrock E (2019) BioRxiv doi: 10.1101/685164

Nutzpflanzen nachhaltig vor Krankheiten schützen?

Seybold H, Haueisen J, H Stukenbrock E (2019) BIOspektrum, 25:3, 254-257, doi: 10.1007/s12268-019-1037-7


The genomic rate of adaptation in the fungal wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

Grandaubert J, Dutheil JY, Stukenbrock EH (2019) Evolution Letters,