Max Herzog succesfully defended his PhD thesis

Max Herzog submitted his PhD thesis back in August and Thursday the 9th November he defended his thesis in front of an international assessment committee consisting of Dr Borum (local chair), Prof. Sauter (University of Kiel, Germany) and Prof. Visser (Radboud University, the Netherlands). Max's thesis is entitled "Mechanisms of flood tolerance in wheat and rice - The role of leaf gas films during plant submergence".

Max gave a brilliant summary of his impressive research that consists of 3 first author papers and 2 co-authored papers. His review in Plant Cell & Environment has already been cited 14 times since it was published in late 2016. You can contact Max at if you would like to receive a PDF of his thesis.