Blog stories

In this section, the PhD students themselves offer you an insight into the happenings at the Graduate School. Each blog story is written by one of the over 20 PhD students, who participate in the program. They choose the topics they talk about.


Blog 1: Dinah Kirigia on impressions of living in Germany

September 2014

Dinah Kirigia from Kenya is at Leibniz Universität Hannover since May 2014. Ms Kirigia is in SP4 working on Physiological and molecular investigations of AIV, her supervisor is Dr. Heiko Mibus-Schoppe. In this blog, Ms Kirigia reports on her impressions of moving to Germany and living and working there.




Blog 2: Emmanuel Omonti Otunga on the recent Summer School

December 2014

Emmanuel Omondi Otunga is a PhD student working in SP6. He is currently staying at Leibniz Universität Hannover. Emmanuel's working title is “Analysis of genetic and reproductive characteristics of spiderplant (cleome gynandra)”. His supervisors are Prof. Traud Winkelmann and Prof. Thomas Debener. In this blog, Emmanuel reports on his impressions of living in Germany and on the first HORTINLEA Summer School.