EVENT: biology17

2–3 Feb 2017, University of Bern


EVENT: 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

26–30 Jun 2017, Geneva


Current Research Topics in the SPSW



Archaeobotany is part of environmental archaeology. It concerns the study of plant macro- and microremains (mainly seeds...

Grass endophytes

Plant Ecological Genetics

Symbiotic associations between organisms are common in ecosystems, but mutual benefits may be conditional depending on t...

Molecular aspects of pathogenesis in plants

Molecular Plant-Pathogen Interactions

We are interested in the molecular determinants of fungal pathogenesis and their possible interactions with eleme

Plant-insect interactions: pollination and reproductive biology

Plant reproductive Biology


Remote sensing of the plant pigment system

Vegetation-light Interactions, Biodiversity Measurement from Space

The varying radiation regime has an impact on plant growth. We use physically based models of soil-vegetation-atmosphere...

RNA Biology

RNA Biology


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Approval for a Swiss Open Access strategy Switzerland is implementing Open Access: the plenary meeting of swissuniversities has approved the national Open Access...


SPSW members among the Highly Cited Researchers Clarivate Analytics published the 2016 Web of Science based list of highly cited researchers. These SPSW group leaders are among...

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