EVENT: Global Change Day 2017

11 Apr 2017, Freies Gymnasium, Bern


EVENT: 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

26–30 Jun 2017, Geneva


Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Consequences of environmental change on plant communities and plant-soil interactions

Global Change and Soil Ecology

The research conducted in my group focuses on the consequences of environmental change for plant communities and the bio...

Oxygen isotope in phosphate, a new approach to study the soil/plant system

Plant Nutrition

Phosphorus (P) is a major nutrient and an important constituent in cell membranes, DNA and RNA, and energy transporters....

Perception of stress and the mechanisms of molecular chaperones

Heat-Shock Biology and the Mechanisms of Chaperone Actions

Our research is focused on molecular chaperones, proteins that assist the (un)folding of other proteins in the cell. Man...

Plant genetic networks – from databases to computational modeling

Functional Genomics

Using a systems biology approach, we are modeling biochemical pathways and regulatory processes that affect plant functi...

Plant metabolic pathways and phosphate homeostasis

Plant Molecular Biology-Metabolic Pathways

There are presently three main axes of research within our laboratory. 

1. Metabolic pathways in the peroxisom...

Plant pathology

Plant Pathology

Cesare Gessler has been active in plant pathology at ETH for 35 years. During 2003-2008 he also led a research centre in...

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