Molecular Phytopathology

Stefanie Voß


  • PhD (From March 2015): „Rhizophagus irregularis CRN1, a Crinkler effector functioning in arbuscule development.“ and „SCL1, a Medicago truncatula GRAS protein functioning in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis.“ Advisor: Prf. Dr. Natalia Requena, Department of Molecular Phytopathology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Masters of Science (2012-2015): Molecular Biology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Bachelor of Science (2009-2012): Biology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.


  1. Hartmann M, Voß S, Requena N (2020). Host-Induced Gene Silencing of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Genes via Agrobacterium rhizogenes-Mediated Root Transformation in Medicago truncatula. In: Ferrol N., Lanfranco L. (eds) Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2146. Humana, New York, NY.
  2. Voß S, Betz, R Heidt S, Corradi N and Requena N (2018). RiCRN1, a Crinkler Effector from The Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus R. irregularis Functions in Arbuscule Development. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI=10.3389/fmicb.2018.02068
  3. Betz R, Walter S, Requena N. (2016). 'Alternative splicing - an elegant way to diversify the function of repeat containing effector proteins?' New Phyt. Doi 10.1111/nph.14157.
  4. Heck H, Kuhn H, Heidt S, Walter S, Rieger N, Requena N (2016). Symbiotic Fungi Control Plant Root Cortex Development Through The Novel GRAS Transcription Factor MIG1. Current Biology 26:2770-2778.