ViPS events in March 2022

Friday 11th, 14:00
Invited Plant Seminars
Antonio Encina García, Universidad de León, Spain
Further exploring the plasticity of the primary cell wall: the use of cellulose biosynthesis inhibitors
Host: Anna Kärkönen
Location: Remotely via Zoom

Wednesday 16th, 13:00
Invited Plant Seminars
Jean-Luc Gallois, INRA, Avignon, France
Resistance to viruses by loss-of-susceptibility: from natural variation to edited genes
Host: Kristiina Mäkinen
Location: Auditorium 2, Viikki C building, Latokartanonkaari 5 and remotely via Zoom

Wednesday 16th, 14:15
Plant Club
14:15 Maija Pollari, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
A comprehensive look at poty-potexvirus synergism through systematic phenotyping and metabolite analysis
14:35 Sara Forlani, OEB, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Investigating plant senescence: the role of NAC transcription factors in Solanum lycopersicum and Arabidopsis thaliana
Location: Auditorium 2, Viikki C building, Latokartanonkaari 5 and remotely via Zoom

Friday 18th, 12 noon
Thesis defence
Xin Wang (Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Biotechnology & DPPS)
Genome editing and its use to study secondary growth in Arabidopsis thaliana
Opponent: Moritz Nowack, Ghent University, Belgium
Custos: Ari-Pekka Mähönen
Location: Auditorium 2041, Biocentre 2, Viikinkaari 5 and remotely via Zoom