Armin Djamei

Dr Armin Djamei is a Group Leader conducting research on effector functions of biotrophic pathogens in maize and Brachypodium.


Dr. Djamei joined the GMI in September 2013 after holding a Project Group Leader position in Prof. Regine Kahmann´s Department at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany.

Academic Qualifications

  • Project Group Leader, Department of Organismic Interactions, 2012-2013, MPI Marburg
  • Postdoctoral fellow, MPI for terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg 2007-2012
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Vienna Biocenter, 2007
  • Dr.rer. nat (Molecular Biology), University of Vienna, 2007
  • Diploma studies in Biology, University of Marburg, 1998-2003

Awards, Fellowships, Funding

  • 2008-2009: DFG-grant „Eigene Stelle“
  • 2007: Schrödinger Fellowship
  • 2007: Vienna BioCenter PHD AWARD for outstanding PhD thesis
  • 2000-2003: Study-scholarship for excellence of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes


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