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 2019


 Speaker / Lecture Title                        


18.02.2019 Dr. Vincent Colot
Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS)
Spectrum and phenotypic consequences of mutations generated by transposable elements: Lessons from Arabidopsis
Prof. Dr. Pauline Jullien
04.03.2019 Prof. Dr. Marcel van der Heijden 
Agroscope and University of Zurich
Agroecology: Multifunctionality, Environmental Performance and Microbiomes of Swiss Cropping Systems
Prof. Dr. M. Erb
11.03.2019 Prof. Dr. Jurriaan Ton
University Of Sheffield, UK
Short- and long-term aspects of plant immunological memory
Prof. Dr. M. Erb
18.03.2019 Dr. Katarzyna Marcisz
University of Poznan
Long-term climate and anthropogenic influence on Sphagnum-dominated peatlands in central European lowlands
Prof. Dr. W. Tinner
25.03.2019 Prof. Dr. Filip Kolar
Charles University in Prague, CZ
Adaptation of wild Arabidopsis over two ploidies and 2,500 altitudinal meters
Prof. Dr. C. Parisod
01.04.2019 Prof. Dr. Adrien Mestrot 
University of Bern
Trace elements in plants and soils, transformations and health implications
Prof. Dr. E. Allan / Prof. Dr. M. Erb
08.04.2019 Prof. Dr. Elena Conti
University of Zurich
Heterostyly: from morphology to genomics
Prof. Dr. C. Parisod


Prof. Dr. Luis Lopez-Molina
University of Geneva
Title - to be announced

Prof. Dr. P. Jullien
06.05.2019 Dr. Zuzana Münzbergová
Charles University, Prague and Czech Academy of Science, Pruhonice
Title - to be announced
Prof. Dr. E. Allan
13.05.2019 Prof. Dr. Ronald Koes
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Title - to be announced
Prof. Dr. C. Kuhlemeier
20.05.2019 Dr. Georg Petschenka
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
Title - to be announced
Prof. Dr. D. Rentsch
27.05.2019 Dr. Matthew Zuellig
University of Bern
Title - to be announced
Prof. Dr. C. Kuhlemeier