Month Flat Week Day

Mon. 6 Oct, 2014

Cutting edge seminar - Alain Goossens

Mon. 6 Oct, 2014 10:00 - 11:00

UPSC Cutting Edge Seminar

Title
:
Jasmonates and biosynthesis of defines metabolites, can we break the multiple feedback loops?

Speaker:
Alain Goossens
VIB, Department of Plant Systems Biology, University of Ghent, Belgiium

Host
: Catherine Bellini

Time and Place
: Monday October 6th - 10:00-11:00.
Place: Lilla hörsalen, KB3A9

Tue. 7 Oct, 2014

Masters Thesis Presentation - Marcus Andersson

Tue. 7 Oct, 2014 15:15 - 16:15
Masters Thesis Presentation
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU

Marcus Andersson

Title:
Subcellular Localization of a Neutral Invertase from hybrid Aspen (Populus tremula x tremuloides)

Supervisor: Totte Niittylä

Place: KBF30

Fri. 10 Oct, 2014

Thesis defence - Christian Kiefer: Characterisation of actin cytoskeletal functions and interactions during planar polarity formation in Arabidopsis

Fri. 10 Oct, 2014 10:00 - 12:00

Department of Plant Physiology

Thesis Defence

Christian Kiefer

Title:
Characterisation of actin cytoskeletal functions and interactions during planar polarity formation in Arabidopsis

Faculty Examiner:
Dr Tijs Ketelaar, Universitair docent, Laboratory of Cell Biologogy, Wageningnen University, the Netherlands.
Supervisor:
Markus Grebe

Place: Room BiA201, Biologihuset

Wed. 15 Oct, 2014

Seminar - Terkel Hansen: My bioanalytic research in Tromsø - present and future

Wed. 15 Oct, 2014 10:00 - 11:00

UPSC Seminars 2014 presents

Speaker:

Terkel Hansen
University of Tromsø
The Arctic University of Norway

My bioanalytic research in Tromsø
- present and future


Place: KB3A9, Lilla hörsalen, KBC

Hosts: Gunnar Wingsle / Thomas Moritz

Tue. 21 Oct, 2014

PhD student seminar - David Sundell

Tue. 21 Oct, 2014 15:00 - 16:00
Title: TBA
Where: KB3A9 15.00

Tue. 28 Oct, 2014

Seminar - Kamel Hammani: Mode of action of PPR proteins in plant organellar gene expression

Tue. 28 Oct, 2014 10:15 - 11:15
UPSC Seminar

Speaker:
Kamel Hammani
CNRS-UPR2357
Institute de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes
Strasbourg, France

Title:
Mode of action of PPR proteins in plant organellar gene expression

Place: KB3A9 Lilla hörsalen

Hosts: Åsa Strand and Olivier Keech

Wed. 29 Oct, 2014

Seminar - Frank and Elin Götmark: Why produce multiple woody stems? Hypotheses and models for the adaptive significance of the shrub growth form

Wed. 29 Oct, 2014 13:00 - 14:00
SLU Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies
Seminar

Seminar by Frank & Elin Götmark
University of Gothenburg


Title:
Why produce multiple woody stems? Hypotheses and models for the adaptive significance of the shrub growth form

Place: Lecture room Aspen, SLU

Host: Lars Edenius, SLU

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Abstract:
Trees are tall woody plants with a single self-supporting woody stem, branching well above ground level, while shrubs are shorter woody plants with multiple self-supporting woody stems, branching at ground level. Shrubs occur in as many plant families as trees, and may have evolved before trees. Shrubs occur in 9 of 11 global biomes according to one classification; in another classification of terrestrial global biomes, shrubs occur 13 of 14 biomes. Shrubs grow in forests, but are also common in many regions and habitats that lack trees. Thus, shrubs are more widespread than trees, and important for many ecosystem functions. Surprisingly, we have not found any detailed analysis of factors that may have selected for the shrub growth form. We will present nine hypothesis, two supported by models, to explain the adaptive significance of shrubs.

 

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Frank Götmark is a professor in Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology at Gothenburg University.

His research interests covers:

Ecology and conservation of forest ecosystems, temperate zones
Broadleaved forests and management for biodiversity and biofuel
Oak (Quercus spp.) ecology: regeneration and stand management
Nature reserve systems and conservation policy
Anti-predator adaptations and predation by birds of prey
The less known biodiversity: molluscs, insects, cryptogams (collaboration with other researchers)

For more information about Frank, see: http://bioenv.gu.se/english/staff/Gotmark_Frank/ee

Elin Götmark is a senior lecturer at the department of Mathematical Sciences at Gothenburg University, and her research focuses at complex analysis and partial differential equations.

Welcome!

Lars Edenius