ViPS events in May 2018

Thursday 3rd, 09:00-12:30
Plants and CH4 exchange seminar
Location: Lecture hall 204,  Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5
Speakers: Tuula Aalto (Climate system research, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland); Vincent Gauci (School of Environment, Earth & Ecosystem Sciences, Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, The Open University, United Kingdom); Mari Pihlatie (UH); Frank Keppler (Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, Germany); Katharina Lenhart (Technische Hochschule Bingen – University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Raisa Mäkipää (Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finland); Sunitha Pangala (Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, United Kingdom)
Program, registration and more details

Friday 4th, 12:00
Thesis defence
Elina Kettunen (Faculty of Biological & Environmental Sciences & DPPS)
Diversity and evolution of dark filamentous microfungi on plant exudates
Opponent:  Dr. Matthias Gube, Georg August University Göttingen, Germany
Location: Auditorium B6, Viikki B building, Latokartanonkaari 7

Friday 4th, 12:00
Thesis defence
Anni Vanhatalo (Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry & ATM-DP)
Long-term dynamics of BVOC production, storage and emission in boreal Scots pine
Opponent:  Associate Professor Mark Potosnak, DePaul University, Chicago, USA
Location: Auditorium B2, Viikki B building, Latokartanonkaari 7

Wednesday 16th, 13:15
Invited Plant Seminar
Philip Wigge, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Temperature sensing in plants
Host: Timo Hytönen
Location: Biocentre 2, seminar room 1015, Viikinkaari 5

Wednesday 16th, 14:15
Plant Club
1415 Triin Vahisalu, Department of Biosciences
Identifying novel components in plant stress tolerance
1435 Maija Pollari, Department of Microbiology
Host-virus cross-talk: the disruption of AGO-interaction impairs the systemic spread of potyvirus infections
Location: Biocentre 2, seminar room 1015, Viikinkaari 5

Wednesday 23rd, 13:00-16:00
ViPS local advisory board visit (presentations and discussion)
Session 1
13:00-13:10 Paula Elomaa - ViPS director
13:10-13:35 Mikko Peltonen - Ministry of Agriculture
13:35-14:00 Matti Puolimatka - EVIRA
Coffee break
Session 2
14:30-14:55 Johanna Buchert - Natural Resources Institute, Finland
14:55-15:20 Outi Manninen - Boreal Plant Breeding Oy
15:20-15:45 Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey - VTT, Technical Research Centre, Finland
Location: Viikki B building, seminar room B3, Latokartanonkaari 7

Wednesday 30th, 15:15
OEB seminar
Daniel Hofius, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden
Selective autophagy in plant immunity and disease
Location:
Host: Michi Wrzaczek

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