Contact Information

  • Doctoral Program Office
    P.O. Box 56 (Viikinkaari 5D)
    00014 University of Helsinki
    Phone +358-(0)50-448 2228
    Coordinator:
    Karen Sims-Huopaniemi
    karen.sims-huopaniemi@helsinki.fi

Welcome to the Finnish Doctoral Program in Plant Science!

    © photo by Trevor Sims
    The Finnish Doctoral Program in Plant Science is a national doctoral program administered by the University of Helsinki. The director is Tapio Palva from the Department of Biosciences at the University of Helsinki and the vice director is Eva-Mari Aro from the Department of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry at the University of Turku.

    The doctoral program 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

Konert, Grzegorz will defend his thesis on Friday 5th December at the University of Turku. See News.

From January 2014 onwards, doctoral training at the University of Helsinki will be organised by the Doctoral Program in Plant Sciences (DPPS). Please visit these web pages for further information.

Updated 27 November 2014