EVENT: International Fascination of Plants Day 2017

18 May 2017, global


EVENT: 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

26–30 Jun 2017, Geneva


Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Plant defenses against insects

Molecular Studies of Plant-Insect Interactions

Plants attacked by insects develop an array of inducible defenses aimed at slowing the growth or development of the aggr...

Plant-animal interactions and ecosystem function

Ecology of Plant Reproduction

The ecology of plant reproductive processes underlies the composition and dynamics of ecosystems and is essential for th...

Silencing and innate immunity in plant defense against viruses

Molecular Plant Virology

The frontline of plant defense against non-viral pathogens such as bacteria, fungi and oomycetes is provided by PAMP-tri...

Structural plant biology

Structural Biology & Cell Biology & Genetics

Plants are nature’s other successful experiment with multicellular life. We are interested in signaling and metabolic ...

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...

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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29.05.2017 to 02.06.2017

Understanding Risks and Resilience in Plant Systems, PSC summer school 2017

11.06.2017 13:00 to 18:00


12.06.2017 to 30.06.2017

Summer School: Integrated Land Use Systems (ILUS)

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