On June 19, 2024 we were delighted to welcome this year’s second DAAD-RISE scholarship holder to our RTG STRESSistance. For the next three months, Fuka Somatomo from Ohio, USA will be supervised by our PhD student Melike Gond in the Plant Physiology Department of Ekkehard Neuhaus. We are happy to have her here and wish a successful and pleasent stay!

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering and RISE Germany offers undergraduate students from North American, British and Irish universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions. RISE Germany is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (further information on the program is available here).