€10 million ERC synergy grant for internation research team

An international team from Germany, France and the US has been awarded one of the prestigious and highly competitive Synergy Grants of the European Research Council (ERC). The PATHOCOM project, funded with 10 million Euros over six years, aims to discover how pathogens team up to cause disease. The team is led by Detlef Weigel from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Fabrice Roux from CNRS in Toulouse and Joy Bergelson from the University of Chicago.

Das Projekt PATHOCOM, das mit 10 Millionen Euro über sechs Jahre finanziert wird, will herausfinden, wie pathogene Keime kooperieren, um Krankheiten zu verursachen. Das Team wird von Detlef Weigel vom Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie in Tübingen, Fabrice Roux vom CNRS in Toulouse und Joy Bergelson von der University of Chicago geleitet.

Further information

Further information:


ERC 2020 Synergy Grant Results

The PATHOCOM project



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