Lynn Margulis Fund 2017 – Cornelia Jaspers

The Lynn Margulis fund supports outstanding female postdocs and advanced female doctoral researchers of the CRC 1182 once per year with up to 10,000 €. The fund must be used for a research stay abroad in the laboratory of a distinguished female scientist host.


Dr. Cornelia Jaspers

Postdoc of the lab of Prof. Dr. Thorsten Reusch at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research GEOMAR, received the funding for her proposed project “Influence of microbiota associations on host fitness: Can environmental tolerance and microbiota associations explain origin of invasive source populations?“, which she will conduct in close cooperation with her female scientist host Dr. Mary Beth Decker, Research Scientist of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology & Lecturer at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

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