Plant Club Seminars

Plant Club seminars are held once a month for the Viikki Plants community. Talks are given by doctoral candidates and post-doctoral researchers.

copyright photo Trevor Sims

Photo: Copyright Trevor Sims

Location: Different every month! Please check the monthly info for details.
(Information on credits at the bottom of the page)

16th January 2019
Seminar room 1015, Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5

1415 Anirban Bhar, Natural Resources Institute Finland/Faculty of Agriculture
Dynamic plant-microbe interaction between chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) and Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. ciceris Race 1 (Foc1) gives clues to resistance mechanism in host plant
1435 David Israel, OEB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
PIP2 Aquaporins in response to low air humidity

13th February
Seminar room 1015, Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5
1415 Marta Pieristè, OEB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Light after death: the importance of spectral composition in litter decomposition process
1435 Melis Kucukoglu, OEB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Cytokinin regulation of cambial activity and wood formation in trees
1455 Marina Leal Gavarrón, OEB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Novel regulators of stomatal closure & plant abiotic stress tolerance

13th March
Seminar room 1015, Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5
1415 Wei Chang, Institute of Biotechnology/HiLIFE
How to find a health-impacting gene in the unsequenced faba bean genome
1435 Jing Zhang, Institute of Biotechnology/HiLIFE/OEB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Transcriptional regulatory framework for cambium development in Arabidopsis roots
1455 Mirko Pavicic, Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry
Using Chlorophyll Fluorescence and RGB imaging to Discover Resistance Against Necrotrophic Pathogens

17th April
Seminar room 3, Korona Info Centre, Viikinkaari 11
1415 Teng Zhang, Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry
Phyllotactic patterning of the Asteraceae flower heads - Why Fibonacci numbers?
1435 Lingling Ye, Institute of Biotechnology/HiLIFE/OEB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Role of LBD genes in root secondary growth

15th May
Seminar room 1015, Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5
1415 Hannu Hotti, MIB/Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
TBA
1435 Kaisa Rissanen, Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry
The role and dynamics of Scots pine stem as a source of VOCs
1455 Markku Koskinen, Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research, Faculty of Science
TBA

Credits:
10 attendances = 1 ECTS
20 attendances = 2 ECTS
Presentation = 1 ECTS
Plant Club maximum credits = 3 ECTS
Contact Karen Sims-Huopaniemi to have your credits awarded.