The researchers each receives 2 MSEK per year for six years (2007-2013). The grants intends to stimulate research at SLU and to strengthen the excellent researchers competitiveness.
Stort EU-anslag till växtforskare
”Genome characteristics of facultatively symbiotic Frankia sp. strains reflect host range and host plant biogeography.” by Normand P, Lapierre P, …, Sellstedt A, Tavares F, …, Medigue C, Benson DR, in Genome Res 2007 Jan 17(1):7-15
has been selected for Faculty of 1000 Biology and evaluated by Keith Chater:
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The Marcus Wallenberg Prize
"Upptäckt om träds blomning ger 2007 års Marcus Wallenbergpris"
"Marcus Wallenberg-priset till Ove Nilsson"
One of the largest challenges in the world is to decrease carbon dioxide outlet, which comes from fossil fuels. One way to do so is to use ethanol instead of petrol. With the new fungal mix the ethanol production can be increased due to the fact that the fungi can use a larger variety of carbohydrates than the common yeast does for the production of ethanol.
"Umeåforskare får miljöpris "
"200 miljoner kronor till skogsforskning vid UPSC "
Press release "The First Tree Genome is Published
Pressmeddelande Träd har fler gener än människor