Prof. Dr. Natalia Requena


  • Biology, University of Granada, 1990
  • Tesina de Licenciatura (Microbiology), University of Granada, 1992
  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) (Plant Biology), Estacion Experimental del Zaidin (CSIC), University of Granada, 1996
  • Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, 1997-2000
  • Group leader at the Department of Physiological Ecology of Plants, University of Tübingen, 2000-2005
  • Wrangell Fellow of the State Baden Württemberg, 2001-2005
  • Habilitation (Botany and Microbiology), University of Tübingen, 2005
  • DFG Heisenbergfellow at the University of Karlsruhe, since 07/2005
  • DFG Heisenbergprofessur at the University of Karlsruhe, since 10/2008
  • W3 Professor for Molecular Phytopathology at KIT since 07/2012

Editorial Board

New Phytologist (2010-2020)

Research Area 

Molecular and cell biology of arbuscular mycorrhiza (see Research)


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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Botanical Institute
Molecular Phytopathology Dept.

Fritz Haber-Weg 4, Geb. 30.43, 2. OG
D-76131 Karlsruhe

Phone: +49-721-608-44626
Secret.: +49-721-608-44632
Fax: +49-721-608-44509
e-mail: natalia requena does-not-exist.kit edu