The IAM Department

Research projects performed by the UMR INRA/Lorraine University 1136 « Drapeau_francaisInteractions Arbres-Microorganismes » are dedicated to the biology and the ecology of the interactions between microorganisms and forest trees.

The ultimate goals of these projects are to improve our knowledge and our understanding of the interactions that take place between trees, fungi and bacteria, and that contribute to the sustainable functioning of forest ecosystems.

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The Department headed by E. Gelhaye is organized into three teams:

and is supported by technical platforms

IAM is member of the Lab of Excellence for Advanced Research on the Biology of TRee and Forest Ecosystems (ARBRE)

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credit : IAM logo designed by Mark Perring