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Mon. 30 Sep, 2019

UPSC Monday Seminar 2019

Mon. 30 Sep, 2019 9:00 - 10:00
UPSC Monday Seminarseries 2019

9:00 Irena Fundova
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Title: Genetic improvement of sawn timber products in Scots pine

Supervisor: Harry Xiaming Wu

9:30 Daniela Goretti
Department of Plant Physiology

Title: Identification of Arabidopsis mutants with aberrant growth at 16°C

Supervisor: Markus Schmid

Place: Lilla hörsalen
Time: 9:00-10:00

Contact: Anne Honsel

UPSC all meeting

Mon. 30 Sep, 2019 10:15 - 11:15

Tue. 1 Oct, 2019

UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar: Jane A. Langdale

Tue. 1 Oct, 2019 15:00 - 16:00
UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar

Jane A. Langdale

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

Title: Genetic regulation of leaf development in C4 grasses

Host: Maria Eriksson

Room: Carl Kempe salen KB.E3.03

Abstract of her talk:
All grasses exhibit a characteristic strap shaped leaf blade but this consistent external morphology masks an underlying anatomical difference that distinguishes species that carry out C4 versus C3 photosynthesis. A multi-national effort aimed at introducing components of C4 photosynthesis into the C3 plant rice requires an understanding of the genetic regulation of C4 leaf development, so that leaf anatomy can be manipulated in rice. I will provide an overview of our current understanding of C4 leaf development, discuss recent research aimed at identifying genetic regulators of leaf anatomy, and illustrate how this research fits into the wider ‘C4 Rice Project’.

More information about Jane A. Langdale's research

Wed. 2 Oct, 2019

Science knows no bounds – a global journey

Wed. 2 Oct, 2019 10:00 - 11:00
Natasha Raikhel
University of California, Riverside, US and Honorary doctor at the Faculty of Forest Sciences, SLU

Title: Science knows no bounds – a global journey

Honorary doctor Natasha Raikhel will speak about her own scientific career and how she now supports young scientists and women in particular

Place: P-O Bäckströms sal, SLU Umeå

More information about Natasha Raikhel:

Thu. 3 Oct, 2019

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Fri. 4 Oct, 2019

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Sat. 5 Oct, 2019

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Sun. 6 Oct, 2019

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