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:
https://internt.slu.se/en/calendar-originals/2020/3/docent-lectures-sfak/

The lectures will be broadcasted live via the web at:
https://play.slu.se

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

Master thesis presentation: Tinkara Bizjak

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:00 - 12:00
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Master thesis presentation

Tinkara Bizjak

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Title: Nitrogen Fixation Inside Pine Needles

Supervisor: Annika Nordin

The presentation will be held online via Zoom

Master thesis presentation: Alexandra Goetsch

Monday, November 23, 2020 15:00 - 17:00
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Master thesis presentation

Alexandra Goetsch

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Title: Interactions between glucose and tryptophan modulates development and possibly symbiotic potential of ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor

Supervisor: Judith Lundberg-Felten

The presentation will be held online via Zoom

Ergonomics lecture with Harriet Berglund from Feelgood

Wednesday, February 03, 2021 9:00 - 11:15
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Harriet Berglund from Feelgood will give a lecture divided in two parts:

9:00-10:00: Ergonomics in the office and when working from home

15 min break


10:15-11:15: Ergonomics during laboratory work

The lecture will be held online via Zoom and is open for everyone at UPSC. More information will come later.

Contact: Anna Gustavsson

Fascination of Plants Day 2022 in Umeå

Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:00 - 15:00
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Which kind of plants have people eaten thousand years ago and how did they prepare their food? How does the pollen look like that causes allergies and how have the plants we eat developed over time? Find out what is the plant’s favourite food, discover their bacterial and fungal neighbours and be amazed at how different plants can look like. On the 21st of May, we invite you to a day filled with different activities around plants and plant research. Pass by and get fascinated!

At the Fascination of Plants Day, plant scientists will present their favourite plants, you can take a look into the underground life watching plant roots and their fungal friends, test how elastic plants are and do many more experiments.

Bonsaisällskapet will show bonsai trees from our forest trees and the Friends of Arboretum Norr will present the diversity of trees and bushes growing at the arboretum in Baggböle and that derive from different parts of the world. You can find all activities following the below programme link. Our mascot Flora will welcome you!

Umeå Plant Science Centre together with Curiosum, Umeå University and SLU are arranging the Fascination of Plants Day in Umeå. It is an international event and will be celebrated all over the world. More than 500 scientific institutions, universities, botanical gardens in more than 50 countries will open their doors to visitors.

Come and become part of this world-wide event and be amazed at the fascinating world of plants!

Link to more information and the full programme

Are you interested to read more about the Fascination of Plants Day in general? Have a look on these pages:
https://plantday18may.org
(official international page)
https://www.fascinerandevaxtersdag.se (Swedish national page)

Master thesis presentation: Lucija Lisica

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 10:00 - 11:00
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Master thesis presentation

Lucija Lisica

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Title: Studying the interplay between mechanosensing and cell adhesion in the common liverwort Marchantia polymorpha L.

Supervisor: Stéphane Verger, Co-supervisor: Elsa Demes

Master thesis presentation: Laura Garcia

Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:00 - 11:00
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Master thesis presentation

Laura Garcia

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Title: Analyses of greenhouse-grown transgenic aspen improved for biorefinery

Supervisor: Ewa Mellerowicz, Co-supervisor: Marta Derba-Maceluch

Master thesis presentation: Isabell Rosenkranz

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 10:00 - 11:00
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Master thesis presentation

Isabell Rosenkranz

Department of Chemistry

Title: Biomass production and accumulation of lipids by selected Nordic microalgae in local wastewaters

Supervisor: Christiane Funk, Co-supervisor: Martin Plöhn

SPPS 2022

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
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More information about this year's SPPS conference can be found here:
https://spps.se/spps2021/

SPPS 2022

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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More information about this year's SPPS conference can be found here:
https://spps.se/spps2021/

SPPS 2022

Thursday, September 01, 2022
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More information about this year's SPPS conference can be found here:
https://spps.se/spps2021/

SPPS 2022

Friday, September 02, 2022
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More information about this year's SPPS conference can be found here:
https://spps.se/spps2021/

Competence Centre Workshop – industry, UPSC, networks

Thursday, September 29, 2022 13:00 - 17:00
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The aim of this workshop is to identify possible directions for a new Centre application.

For UPSC PIs and invited speakers only.

  • Industrial partners about the future challenges for the forest industry
  • UPSC group leaders about the future applications stemming from our research
  • Presentations by other research centres in Sweden

The program has been sent out to invited attendees one week prior to Sep 29th.

Contact Ove Nilsson

Visit of the Dean and Deputy Dean of the Forestry Faculty (SLU)

Friday, December 02, 2022 13:00 - 15:00
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Programme:

13:00: Dean and Deputy Dean of the Forestry Faculty (SLU) are meeting the scientific advisory board of the genfys department

14:00: The deans are meeting with the department staff with Fika in the UPSC lunchroom

Inauguration of the new Plant Growth Facility on floor 2

Friday, December 02, 2022 15:00 - 21:00
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Programme:

15:00: Introduction to the new Plant Growth Facility in the UPSC lunchroom
Stefan Jansson

15:10: Ribbon cutting on floor 2 followed by tour to the facility

17:00: Pizza & Pub in the UPSC lunchroom

UPSC Christmas Lunch 2022

Wednesday, December 07, 2022 12:00 - 14:00
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UPSC Christmas lunch at SLU Kårhus

The Christmas lunch will start at 12.00 o'clock and will include e.g. rice pudding, ham, glögg and more.

Date: Wednesday, 7th December 2022
Place: Skogis Kårhus (SLU’s student union house), Umeå



Retirement fika for Leszek Kleczkowski

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 14:00 - 15:00
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By the end of the year, Leszek Kleczkowski will retire from his position as Professor. The Department of Plant Physiology is cordially inviting everyone at UPSC for a cake in the lunch room to thank Leszek for his more than 28 years of duty at the department.