KBC stafetten 2020 - cancelled

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:00 - 12:00
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Docent lectures at SLU 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:00 - 12:00
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On March 24, two docent lectures will be held at SLU in Umeå. The lectures will be broadcasted.

10:00: Petter Axelsson (biology)
Title: Why intraspecific genetic variation matters for the broader understanding of ecology and function of forest ecosystems

11:00: Judith Lundberg-Felten (biology)
Title: Open the gates! How fungi pass tree root walls.

Please find more information on the SLU homepage:

The lectures will be broadcasted live via the web at:

Demonstration on Atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:00 - 16:00
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10 am – 10.30: Presentation AFM for life science (with some focus on plant science applications)
10.30 – 12.00: Introduction into the Nanowizard 4XP BioAFM (https://www.jpk.com/products/atomic-force-microscopy/nanowizard-4-xp-bioafm​) showing hardware/handling/software/Data Processing
Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00: Demonstration of applications on plant live samples (onion epidermal peel): Surface topology, mechanical mapping, force spectroscopy.
14.00 – 15.30: Demonstration of applications on plant fixed samples (Root sections)
Coffee break
16.00 – 17.00: Demonstration of applications on polymer sample
17.00 – 17.30: Open time for summary, additional measurements, configuration

It is still possible to join the demonstration if you contact Stéphane Verger (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) latest on Monday, the 27th of April.

Master thesis presentation: Mèrijn Smit

Thursday, June 18, 2020 13:00 - 15:00
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Master thesis presentation

Mèrijn Smit

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Title: A reverse genetics approach to the Identification of evolutionary conserved essential genes in Arabidopsis thaliana

Supervisor: Totte Niittylä

The presentation will be held online via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 648 8807 5572
Password: 324391