ViPS events in October 2021

Wednesday 13th, 13:00
Invited Plant Seminar
Kerstin Kaufman, Humboldt University, Berlin. Host: Paula Elomaa
From single cells to flowers: Gene-regulatory mechanisms controlling organ specification in Arabidopsis flowers
Host: Paula Elomaa
Location: Remotely via Zoom

Wednesday 13th, 14:15
Plant Club
14:15 Maja Ilievska, OEB, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Gene regulatory networks of cell wall biosynthesis in silver birch by combining evolutionary analyses and co-expression
14:35 Cui Wang, OEB, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Evolution and polyploidization of common weed (Phragmites australis)
14:55 Santeri Kankaanpää, OEB, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Tiny carriers of information; extracellular vesicles
Location: Remotely via Zoom

Monday 18th, 1030-1230
ViPS Science Fair
Doctoral candidates and post-docs from ViPS research groups will present their projects to students from the Master's Programmes in Integrative Plant Sciences, Agricultural Sciences & Forest Sciences.
Location: Remotely via Zoom

Tuesday 26th, 15:15
Thesis defence
Saara Hartikainen (Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences & DPPS)
Adjustment of optically measured leaf traits to patterns of solar spectral irradiance in plant taxa from high elevations and from forest understoreys
Opponent: Associate Professor Nicole Hughes, High Point University, North Carolina, USA
Custos: Prof. Kurt Fagerstedt
Location: Remotely via Zoom

Friday 29th, 14:00
Wine & Science Seminar
Katja Rinne-Garmston and Elina Sahlstedt, LUKE
Ultra-high resolution carbon isotope analysis (d13C) of tree rings for tree physiological and climate change studies
Location: Remotely via Zoom