News / Outreach
29 September - Postdoc Hugo Barajas joins, PhD student Ezgi Mehmetoglu Boz joins
1 September - Postdoc Franziska Liesecke joins
24 May - Blog post from SLU Grants Office about Derek's starting grant application process https://blogg.slu.se/news-and-views-from-the-slu-grants-office/2022/05/24/from-research-idea-to-grant-success-reflections-from-derek-lundberg/
8 March - official start day at SLU.
Derek Lundberg named one of 27 Wallenberg Academy Fellows in 2021. This starting grant from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation comes with 5 years of salary and research support (https://kaw.wallenberg.org/en/derek-lundberg). Derek was also awarded (but declined due to project overlap) a Novo Nordisk Emerging Investigator grant in Plant Science, Agriculture, and Food Biotechnology (https://researchleaderprogramme.com/recipients/derek-lundberg/) and an ERC Starting Grant.