EVENT: biology 18

15-16 February 2018, Neuchâtel, Switzerland


EVENT: Plant Biology Europe 2018

18–21 June 2018, Copenhagen Denmark


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...

Ecosystem and vegetation responses to climatic change, disturbance and land use

Paleoecology and Vegetation Dynamics

We use a long-term perspective to address questions about the ecological and societal consequences of climatic change. O...

Evolutionary genomics and ecology of macro- and microevolutionary transitions

Evolutionary Genomics

Our group is fascinated by the diversity and evolution of living organisms, populations and ecological systems. Our prim...

Regulation of plant receptor kinases in pattern triggered immunity

Plant Immunity

Plant immunity relies on the recognition of surrounding microbes and the induction of robust defense responses to preven...

The molecular basis of plant growth & development

Molecular Genetics & Natural Genetic Variation

A central feature of plant development is the post-embryonic formation of the majority of plant organs in a reiterative ...

UV-B perception and signalling in plants

Plant Molecular Biology

Sunlight is of utmost importance to plants, not only as energy source but also as an environmental signal regulating gro...

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