The 8th Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society PhD Students Conference

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The 8th SPPS PhD Students Conference will be coming soon! This time the conference will be held on June 16-19th 2014, in Uppsala, Sweden. Prepare yourself to meet distinguished guest speakers and international PhD students working in plant sciences!


Sessions and Keynote speakers

This conference strongly supports the promotion of plant science among young, aspiring scientists by bringing researchers of different life and career phases from diverse subfields and countries together. In this event current research topics will be emphasized and future directions will be discussed. The conference offers a broad, high quality  scientific program with eight sessions devoted to different aspects of plant science. Each session will have an invited keynote speaker, known for the work in his/her field:

Dr. Jürgen Kleine-Vehn
Session: Phytohormones

Dr. Jörg Becker
Session: Development

Dr. Lionel Navarro
Session: Genome Defense and Epigenetics

Dr. Stéphane Maury
Session: Response to Abiotic Stress

Prof. Ted Turlings
Session: Ecology and Environmental Changes

Dr. Veronica Grieneisen
Session: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Prof. Eva-Mari Aro
Session: Applied Plant Biology

Dr. Steve Whisson
Session: Biotic Interactions

For the remaining talks we will give selected participants of the conference the chance to present their work.

About Us

The 8th SPPS PhD Students conference is organized by PhD students of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and supported by The Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society and The Linnéan Center for Plant Biology.

Sponsored registration fee

Thanks to the kind sponsoring of the conference by different organizations and companies are we able to offer a sponsored participation fee until the end of the registration period. This fee is at the same level as the previous “early-bird” rate.

Student Credits for Participation

The SPPS PhD Students conference is the core of a PhD course at the University of Copenhagen which equal to 3 ECTS. Register yourself there to gain credits for your study!

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