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Andreas Keymer

Andreas Keymer

Doctoral student

Research Group



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

Room: E 03.053
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74705
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74702

Further Information

Since January 2015

Doctoral student at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (Germany)


First Staatsexamen in Biology and Chemistry

2009 -2014

Studies of Biology and Chemistry (Staatsexamen, vertieft) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (Germany)
Thesis in the Lab of Caroline Gutjahr (LMU)


2017    Travel award for participation at the international Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting 2017 in Toulouse, France

2016    Admission to EMBO course "In vivo plant imaging 2016" in Heidelberg, Germany

2015    New Phytologist travel award for participation at 36th New Phytologist Symposium in Munich, Germany


Keymer A, Gutjahr C (2018)
Cross kingdom lipid transfer in arbuscular mycorrhiza symbiosis and beyond.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, in press (Review).

Brands M, Wewer V, Keymer A, Gutjahr C, Dörmann P (2018)
The Lotus japonicus acyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterase FatM is required for mycorrhiza formation and lipid accumulation of Rhizophagus irregularis.
Plant Journal, in press.

Keymer A#, Huber C#, Eisenreich W*, Gutjahr C* (2018)
Tracking lipid transfer by fatty acid isotopolog profiling from host plants to arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi.
Bio-protocol 8(7): e2786. PDF

Keymer A#, Pimprikar P#, Wewer V, Huber C, Brands M, Bucerius SL, Delaux PM, Klingl V, von Roepenack-Lahaye E, Wang TL, Eisenreich W, Dörmann P, Parniske M, Gutjahr C* (2017)
Lipid transfer from plants to arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi.
eLife 6. pii: e29107.
Preprint at bioRxiv