Our members and PIs also excel in their work outside of the research unit. Prof. Karen Alim, PI for our project “Dynamic patterns of the plant growth regulator auxin”, has recently been featured in an article by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. Here she talks about her work with the physarum polycephalum as professor for biological physics and morphogenesis at the Technical University Munich. The article is available through a SZ Plus abo:

Forschung in München: Die Intelligenz des Schleimpilzes – München – SZ.de (sueddeutsche.de)