Events in May

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


Host: Michi Wrzaczek