ViPS events in April 2017

Tuesday 4th, 12:00-15:30
LuKe swamped- Peat­land and moss re­search event
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) Savotta, 2nd floor, Viikki
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Wednesday 5th, 11:15
Special seminar
Soile Jokipii-Lukkari, Department of Biology, University of Oulu and Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden
Seasonal and spatial wood transcriptomes of Norway spruce
Location: Seminar room 2402, Biocentre 3, Viikinkaari 1
Host: Teemu Teeri

Thursday 6th, 11:15
Special seminar
Martina Pičmanová, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Endogenous turnover of cyanogenic glycosides in plants
Location: Seminar room 1015, Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5
Host: Teemu Teeri

Monday 10th, 15:15
Viikki Biocentre Lecture
Gitta Coaker, UC-Davis, USA
Kinase mediated stabilization of plant immune signaling
Host: Michael Wrzaczek

Wednesday 19th, 13:15
Invited Plant Seminar
Matthias Rillig, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Soil biota and soil aggregation
Lecture room 4, Viikki B building, Latokartanonkaari 7-9
Host: Anna-Liisa Laine

Wednesday 19th, 14:15
Plant Club
Lingping Zhu, Department of Agricultural Sciences
Exploration of the Interference Between G2PS1 overexpressing and pollen development in Gerbera
Yusuf Khan, Department of Agricultural Sciences
Small RNA analysis for identification of viruses
Yan Yan, Department of Biosciences
Different responses to UV and Blue radiation in two cultivars of Vicia faba
Lecture room 4, Viikki B building, Latokartanonkaari 7-9

Friday 21st, 1200
Thesis defence
Clara Lizarazo (Department of Agricultural Sciences & AGFOREE)
Diversifying Boreal - Nemoral cropping systems for sustainable protein production
Opponent: Professor Frank Ewert, University of Bonn, Germany
Walter auditorium, Viikki EE building, Agnes Sjöberginkatu 2

Friday 21st, 1200
Thesis defence
Lauri Lindfors (Department of Forest Sciences & ATM-DP)
Low apoplastic water potential in trees - dehydration stress on living cells and embolism in xylem
Opponent: Professor Gaby Katul, Duke University, USA
Lecture hall 186, Viikki D-building, Latokartanonkaari 11

Wednesday 26th, 09:15-15:00
Mini-symposium
Insights into plant pathogenic fungal effectors from agricultural, forest and natural ecosystems
Invited guest: Pietro Spanu, Imperial College London, UK
Seminar room 2402, Biocentre 3, Viikinkaari 1
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Friday 28th, 1000
Special seminar
David Collinge, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Contrasting approaches towards plant disease control: from transgenic plants to endophytic fungi
Location: Lecture room 7, Viikki B building, Latokartanonkaari 7-9
Host: Tapio Palva

Friday 28th, 1200
Thesis defence
Mantas Survila (Department of Biosciences & DPPS)
Immune Responses to Pathogen Infection in Arabidopsis
Opponent: Professor David Collinge, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Lecture room 7, Viikki B building, Latokartanonkaari 7-9

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