Dr. Johannes Pfeifer received his engineer degree in agricultural sciences, specialization on plant sciences, from the University of Bonn in 2009. The practical part of his diploma thesis he performed at Bayer Crop Science in Frankfurt-Hoechst developing quick tests for herbicide resistance research. Afterwards, he started his PhD in the research center Jülich, IBG-2, studying root-soil interaction. From 2014 until June 2017, he was a postdoc at the Crop Science lab at ETH Zürich and worked in the EU-project Flourish. He is interested general soil and field research and developing imaging methods for phenotyping and basic plant research.