The 8th Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society PhD Students Conference
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
Dr. Jörg Becker
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.
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.
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!