Events in December

27.11.2017
ViPS events in December 2017

Friday 8th, 14:00
Wine-Science Seminar
MONIMET project (2013-2017) climate change indicators and vulnerability of boreal zone
Mikko Peltoniemi: Use of cameras to track phenology of trees, experiences from Monimet project
Annikki Mäkelä: Assessment of uncertainty of climate change indicators
Tuula Aalto: Soil-vegetation-atmosphere models for estimating climate change effects on boreal ecosystems
Tuula Aalto (Tiina Markkanen): Extracting ecosystem climate change indicators from century long simulations
Room 332, 3rd floor, Forest Sciences Building, Latokartanonkaari 7

Monday 11th - Tuesday 12th
Course: Current Challenges in Plant Biology
Invited speakers: Olivier van Aken (Lund University, Sweden), Margarete Baier (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany), Christine Foyer (University of Leeds, UK), Zhizhong Gong (China Agricultural University, China), Hannes Kollist (University of Tartu, Estonia), Ron Mittler (University of North Texas, USA)
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Wednesday 13th, 12:00
Thesis defence
Mikko Piirainen (Finnish Museum of Natural Sciences & DPPS)
Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies on Salicornioideae (Amaranthaceae)
Opponent: Samuli Lehtonen, University of Turku
Location: Nylander room, Botanical Museum, Unioninkatu 44

Wednesday 13th, 13:15
Invited Plant Seminar
Jens Stougaard, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Signals and receptors involved in endosymbiosis
Host: Alan Schulman
Location: Viikki C building, lecture room 2, Latokartanonkaari 5

Wednesday 13th, 14:15
Plant Club
1415 Omid Safronov, Department of Biosciences
Heat and drought resistance responses in Phoenix dactylifera L. (date palm)
1435 Neha Rai, Department of Biosciences
Ultraviolet and blue radiation-mediated responses in Arabidopsis thaliana.
1455 Ville Pennanen, Department of Biosciences
Poly(A) binding proteins in immunity in Arabidopsis
Location: Viikki C building, lecture room 2, Latokartanonkaari 5

Wednesday 13th, 15:15
ViPS/DPPS Christmas party
Pizza & games, welcome & thanks
Location: Viikki C building coffee room

Thursday 14th, 13:00
Special plant seminar
Jörg Bohlmann, University of British Colombia, Canada
Fragrance Biosynthesis in Tropical Sandalwood
Location: Viikki B building, lecture room 6, Latokartanonkaari 7-9
Host: Teemu Teeri

Friday 15th, 12:00
Thesis defence
Tanja Paasela (Department of Agricultural Sciences & DPPS)
The stilbene biosynthetic pathway and its regulation in Scots pine
Opponent: Jörg Bohlmann, University of British Colombia, Canada
Location: Lecture room 228, Viikki, Lab-building, Koetilantie 5

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