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Mon. 26 Sep, 2022

UPSC Monday Seminar 2022

Mon. 26 Sep, 2022 9:00 - 10:00
UPSC Monday Seminarseries 2022

9:00 Isabella Hallberg Sramek

Title: Uwrapping the language of science

Supervisor: Annika Nordin

9:30 Asal Atakhani

Title: Mechanics of cell-cell adhesion in plants

Supervisor: Stéphane Verger

Place: Lilla hörsalen KB.E3.01
Time: 9:00-10:00

Contact: Maria Israelsson Nordström, Anne Honsel

UPSC Seminar: Hakim Mireau

Mon. 26 Sep, 2022 14:00 - 15:00
UPSC Seminar

Hakim Mireau
Université Paris-Saclay, INRAE, AgroParisTech, Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin (IJPB), Versailles, France

Title: The OGU-INRA cytoplasmic male sterility system in rapeseed : from genes to molecular modes of action

Host: Olivier Keech

Rapeseed is a plant of high agronomic value throughout the world. Its breeding over the last 50 years has involved various steps of genetic improvement and the ability to efficiently produce heterotic F1 hybrids has been essential in the process. A decisive progress has involved the transfer of the genetic determinants of a nucleo-cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) from radish into rapeseed. This involved the transfer of a CMS gene named orf138 and that of an antidote genetic factor called the fertility restorer (or Rfo), resulting in an efficient system named OGU-INRA to produce male-restored (fertile) hybrid rapeseed lines. In this talk, I will relate the history of this work as well as our recent molecular data which revealed that Rfo acts as a highly specific translational inhibitor of the orf138 mitochondrial mRNA.

Tue. 27 Sep, 2022

UPSC Seminar: Mateusz Majda

Tue. 27 Sep, 2022 10:15 - 11:15
UPSC Seminar

Mateusz Majda
Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Title: The mechanical control of plant growth

Host: Sara Raggi


Thu. 29 Sep, 2022

Competence Centre Workshop – industry, UPSC, networks

Thu. 29 Sep, 2022 13:00 - 17:00
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

Fri. 30 Sep, 2022

There are no events on this day.

Sat. 1 Oct, 2022

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Sun. 2 Oct, 2022

There are no events on this day.