EVENT: Swiss Life Science (LS2) meeting 2016

15–16 Sept 2016, Amphimax/Amphipôle Lausanne


EVENT: Biology'16

11–12 Feb 2016, Anthropole Building, University of Lausanne


Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Chromatin and transcriptome dynamics during sexual plant reproduction

Molecular Genetics of Plant Development

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants involves several cell fate transitions: (i) vegetative-to-reproductive transitio...

Discovering how chloroplasts are made

Chloroplasts and Photosynthesis

The chloroplast is the site of photosynthesis in plants. Most of the chloroplast proteins must be imported from the cyto...



Ethnobotanical studies involve the investigation of biocultural diversity and thus the interactions between plants and p...

Experimental fungal community assembly

Molecular Ecology of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

We aim at understanding the ecological and evolutionary determinants of biodiversity in natural arbuscular mycorrhizal f...

Plant-insect interactions: pollination and reproductive biology

Plant reproductive Biology


Structure – function analysis of cutin and the cuticle in Arabidopsis


One of the important steps in the evolution of land plants is the formation of a primary barrier at the surface of aeria...

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