KBC-Days 2009

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The KBC Days 2009 will take place on 16-17 November 2009

All members of the KBC-Departments are welcome to two days of communication, celebration and inspiration. We cordially invite our research partners and friends who like to learn more about our centre.

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Fascination of Plants Day 2017

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DIMPA - COST Training School

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DIMPA - Detection and Identification of Microorgansims in Plants and Arthropods

COST Training School 8-10 October 2018, Umeå

COST FA1405 "Using three-way interactions between plants, microbes and arthropods to enhance crop protection and production

Open lectures in Stora Fokusrummet KB.F3.01


Monday October 8th

9:00-10:00 Welcome. Biological materials. Fungal endophytes
  Benedicte Albrectsen, Umeå University
10:00-11:00 Isolation of mycorrhizal fungi and inocculation of plants 
  Judith Felten, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
11:00-12:00 Stainings for fungi, plants and tannins
  Judith Felten, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
13:00-14:00 Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) for Identification of Microorganisms
  Natuschka Lee, Umeå University
14:00-15:00 Genes and Genomes of microorganisms
  Natuschka Lee, Umeå University
15:00-16:00 Meta-genomics and -transcriptomics
  Nathaniel Street, Umeå University


Wednesday October 10th

09:00-09:45 Microdialysis for microscale root-microbe interactions
  Sandra Jämtgård, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
10:15-11:00 Sequencing techniques to study fungi in forest soils
  Björn Lindahl, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
11:00-11:45 Some insights into soil fauna (soil organism-plant interactions)
  Astrid Taylor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
13:00-13:45 Detection of microorganismer in roots - signatur analyses of fatty acids
  Sabine Ravnskov, Aarhus University
14:30-15:15 Amplicon sequencing of 16S rRNA for analysis of the plant microbiome
  Juraj Medo, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

The new confocals at UPSC and the theory behind (part 1)

Wed. 10 Oct, 2018 10:00 - 12:00
This session will include presentations on
  • Airyscan – the new part for both confocals
  • Optimization of image acquisition
  • ZEN blue image analysis – the software for Zeiss LSM 800
  • Interactive measurements
  • Panorama/ tiles and position – the new software to do overview imaging and then use it for detailed imaging

Lectures are given by Eric Muren and Hans Thorn from Carl Zeiss AB