Marilia Almeida-Trapp

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location:

B2/R3288-WS19

Research Interest

I am interested in understanding how abiotic stresses as well as plant-beneficial microbes intersections shape plant secondary metabolites, and how we can use this interactions and /or metabolites to improve plant tolerance against biotic stresses, like salinity and drought. 

Selected Publications

  • Validated method for phytohormone quantification in plants. M Almeida Trapp, GD De Souza, E Rodrigues-Filho, W Boland, A Mithöfer, Frontiers in plant science 5, 417, 2014
  • Antibiotic oxylipins from Alternanthera brasiliana and its endophytic bacteria. MA Trapp, M Kai, A Mithöfer, E Rodrigues-Filho, Phytochemistry 110, 72-82, 2015 

Education

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil
  • M.Sc., Chemistry's, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil 


Professional Profile

  • 2019-Current: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia;
  • 2016-2018: Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany 

Awards

  • CAPES-Humboldt, postdoc fellowship 
  • São Paulo Research Foundation, Exchange fellowship 
  • São Paulo Research Foundation, PhD fellowship 
  • São Paulo Research Foundation, Master fellowship 
  • São Paulo Research Foundation, Undergrad fellowship 

KAUST Affiliations

Prof. Heribert Hirt's Group

CDA - Center for Desert Agriculture

BESE - Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

Plant Secondary Metabolites Plant microbe interaction Metabolome Phytohormones