Contact Information

  • Programme Director
    Jaakko Kangasjärvi
    P.O. Box 65 (Viikinkaari 1)
    00014 University of Helsinki
    Phone +358-(0)29-41 59444

  • Programme Coordinator
    Karen Sims-Huopaniemi
    Room 2013, Environment Building
    P.O. Box 65 (Viikinkaari 2a)
    00014 University of Helsinki
    Phone +358-(0)50-448 2228

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Fascination of Plants Days

Welcome to the Doctoral Programme in Plant Sciences!

© photo by Trevor Sims

    The Doctoral Programme in Plant Sciences (DPPS) is one of the doctoral programmes at the University of Helsinki which began operating on the 1st January 2014. It is one of the programmes in the Doctoral School in Environmental, food and biological sciences which is one of the four Doctoral Schools at the University of Helsinki.

    The doctoral programme aims to train scientific researchers in the following themes:

  • molecular plant biology
  • genetics, genomics and breeding
  • physiology and biochemistry
  • developmental biology
  • pathology and biotechnology
  • plant production
  • ecophysiology
  • systematics
  • bioenergy

Updated 11 May 2017 (Application)