Seminars and Events

Invited speakers present their work

Topics in Plant Biology presented by invited speakers


Institute of Plant Sciences
Altenbergrain 21, main auditorium


Mondays during the semester at 16:15-17:30 h

Spring Semester 2018


 Speaker / Lecture Title                        



19.03.2018 Dr. Marie Barberon, University of Lausanne
Nutrient transport in roots 
Prof. Dr. M. Erb

09.04.2018 Dr. Chi Tam Nguyen, University of Lausanne
Cellular insight of Glutamate Receptor-Like proteins controlling long distance signalling in a wounded plant
Prof. Dr. D. Rentsch
16.04.2018 Dr. Martin Fischer, ETH Zürich
Plant genomics of adaptation to highly heterogeneous Alpine environments
Prof. Dr. C. Parisod
23.04.2018 Dr. Graciela Gil Romera, Instituto Pirenaico de Ecologia, CSIC, Zaragoza
Long-term environmental drivers of the Afromontane vegetation belt in Ethiopia
Prof. Dr. W. Tinner

PD Dr. Daniele Colombaroli, Royal Holloway University London, UK
Palaeoecology as a guide for ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation

Prof. Dr. W. Tinner
07.05.2018 Dr. Ilia J. Leitch, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
Plant genome size diversity and evolution


Prof. Dr. Andrew R. Leitch, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Genome Size and Polyploidy: their interaction with nutrients and herbivores

Prof. Dr. C. Parisod
14.05.2018 Prof. Dr. Tom Crowther, ETH Zürich 
Exploring the ecological drivers of carbon cycling at a global scale
 Prof. Dr. E. Allan
28.05.2018 Dr. Ignacio Rubio-Somoza, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG), Barcelona
Plant micro RNAs at the development-defence interface
Prof. Dr. P. Jullien