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Samy Carbonnel

Samy Carbonnel

Doctoral student

Research Group



University of Munich (LMU)
Division of Genetics
Grosshaderner Str. 2-4
D-82152 Martinsried

Room: E03.031
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74763
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74702

Further Information

Since July 2013

Doctoral student at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (Germany)                                                                 Student of the Graduate School of Life Science Munich (Germany)


Maîtrise in Molecular and Cell Biology, University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, Paris (France)                                      Thesis in the lab of Caroline Gutjahr, LMU (Germany)


Master in Plant Science, specialty “Plant Microbe Interactions”, University Paris 11, Orsay (France)                                Master thesis in the labs of Denis Faure and Peter Mergaert, at the Institut des Sciences du Végétal, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette (France)


Studies of Ecology at the University Paris 11, Orsay (France), and University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (France)


2016    Poster award at IPGSA meeting 2016 in Toronto, Canada

2015    Nature Plants travel award for participation at 2nd Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting 2015 in Cambridge, UK


Pimprikar P, Carbonnel S, Paries M, Katzer K, Klingl V, Bohmer MJ, Karl L, Floss DS, Harrison MJ, Parniske M,
Gutjahr C (2016)
A CCaMK-CYCLOPS-DELLA complex activates transcription of RAM1 to regulate arbuscule branching.
Current Biology 26: 987-998.

Gutjahr C#, Gobbato E#, Choi J, Riemann M, Johnston MG, Summers W, Carbonnnel S, Mansfield C, Yang SY, Nadal M, Acosta IF, Takano M, Jiao WB, Schneeberger K, Kelly KA, Paszkowski U (2015)
Rice perception of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi requires the karrikin receptor complex.
Science 350: 1521-1524.

Carbonnel S, Gutjahr C (2014)                                                                                                                             Control of arbuscular mycorrhiza development by nutrient signals.                                                                  Frontiers in Plant Science 5:462. (opinion) PDF