Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) visit to ViPS

A group of 34 post-docs and doctoral candidates from the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) in Sweden will be visiting the Viikki Plant Science Centre (ViPS) from 25th to 27th September.


Wednesday 25th September
1830 Dinner at Restaurant Suomenlinna Panimo

Thursday 26th September
0900-0915 Coffee available
0915 Introduction to ViPS - Paula Elomaa
0930-0945 Lukas Kohl (Pihlatie group): Current activities of the CH4 and N2O cycles in Forest –group
0945-1000 Timo Hytönen: Drivers of climate adaptation in a perennial model woodland strawberry
1000-1015 Kristiina Mäkinen: EXPLORING PLANT CELL-VIRUS INTERACTIONS - Research at Kristiina Mäkinen’s Plant Virology group
1015-1030 Mikael Brosché: Understanding plant stress responses
1030-1045 Break
1045-1215 UPSC flash presentations
Location: Seminar room B7, Viikki Forest Science Building, Latokartanonkaari 7-9

1400-1600 ViPS Science Fair
Location: Viikki A building foyer

1600-1830 UPSC/ViPS get-together and one-on-one meetings
Location: Viikki A building foyer

Friday 27th September
0900-1500 Research facility visits and one-on-one meetings