Vaughan Hurry and Karin Ljung were inaugurated as new professors at SLU Umeå

On Friday the 13th of May Vaughan Hurry and Karin Ljung were officially inaugurated as new professor at SLU. As part of the inauguration ceremony they gave a popular science talk about their research.

Vaughan Hurry portrait
Vaughan Hurry has talked about how plants sense environmental signals and how their primary metabolism is adjusted to fluctuations in growth temperature. 
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Ljung Karin portraitKarin Ljung, one of the two new prefects of the UPSC, presented her research about how plant hormones influence root development and which role these hormones play to coordinate above and below ground growth of plants.
For more information: Karin Ljung