Seminars

 

Plant Science Seminars (PSS)   Geneva Plant Seminars (GPS)   Life Science Seminar Series (LSSS)
Internal BIVEG seminars   Host: Prof. Theresa Fitzpatrick   Interdepartmental seminars

Mondays at 13:00
Sciences III - Room 1S081

 

Wednesdays at 11:15 (sporadically)
Sciences III - Room 1S059

 

Tuesdays at 16:15 (sporadically)
Sciences II - Room A100

 

Seminars from other biology departments are listed on bioSeminars.

 


 

Past GPS

2017

Characterization of NPF and SWEET proteins as plant hormone transporters

Mitsunori Seo (RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science)
2017-10-18

Seasonal coordination of reproductive programs by photoperiodic signals in rice

Fabio Fornara (Université de Milan)
2017-09-27

Molecular mechanisms enabling plants to get access to more sunlight

Christian Fankhauser (Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne)
2017-05-24

Because the seasons they are a-changin’ - FT-like genes control the length of the growing season and winter dormancy in trees

Ove Nilsson (Umea Plant Science Centre, Sweden)
2017-05-03

Microbial life at the oxic-anoxic interface of a meromictic alpine lake

Dr. Mauro Tonolla (SUPSI)
2017-04-26

Chloroplast tomography and photosynthesis in the ocean

Giovanni Finazzi (Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire Végétale (LPCV) CEA Grenoble)
2017-03-29

Phosphoinositide Signalling in Plant Stress & Development.

Teun Munnik (University of Amsterdam)
2017-03-22

Signalling pathways regulating the circadian clock

Alex Webb (Cambridge University, UK)
2017-03-14

The Secrets of Essential Chloroplast Genes: New Link between Chloroplast Protein Import and RNA Metabolism?

Prof. Jean-David Rochaix (UNIGE, BIVEG)
2017-03-07

Calredoxin – a novel calcium-dependent sensor-responder connected to regulation of photosynthesis

Michael Hippler (Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster, Germany)
2017-02-15

Signalling in Embryo surface formation: A sticky problem

Gwyneth Ingram (Université de Lyon)
2017-02-01

2016

What do we know about the role of natural variation in the control of seed longevity?

Dr. Léonie Bentsink (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)
2016-11-09

Design Principles and Self-Assembling Properties of a Plant Extracellular Interactome

Dr. Youssef Belkhadir (GMI - Gregor Mendel Institute, Austria)
2016-11-02

Phosphate acquisition in Arabidopsis thaliana

Dr. Laurent Nussaume (CEA - Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives)
2016-10-05

The endodermis as a checkpoint for nutrients

Dr. Marie Baberon (University of Lausanne)
2016-09-19

"Origin and growth dynamics of the Arabidopsis root cambium"

Ari Pekka Mähönen (University of Helsinki)
2016-09-16

“The plant circadian clock: mechanisms and purposes”

Seth Davis (University of York)
2016-05-25

"Organellar Ca2+ Signalling - the chloroplast enters the stage

Markus Teige (University of Vienna)
2016-05-04

The benefits of a colorful diet; some of the science behind 5-a-day

Prof. Cathie Martin (John Innes Institute, Norwich, UK)
2016-05-03

Mechanistic insights into CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing

Martin Jinek (Institute for Biochemistry, University of Zurich)
2016-04-13

Structure and functions of the bacterial phyllosphere microbiota

Julia Vorholt (ETHZ)
2016-04-06

Biogenesis of photosystem I complex

Prof. Yuichiro Takahashi (Okayama University, Japan)
2016-03-11

Control of seed behaviour by maternal flowering time pathways

Steven Penfield (John Innes Center)
2016-02-10

Perception and modulation of danger by plant receptor kinases

Cyril Zipfel (The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK)
2016-02-01

2015

„Evolution of flower and leaf growth control in Capsella and barley”

Michael Lenhard (Institut für Biochemie und Biologie Universität Potsdam)
2015-11-18

Making a cilium by intraflagellar transport

Esben Lorenzten (Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Munich)
2015-11-04

Exploiting plant distress signals for crop protection

Ted Turlings (Université de Neuchâtel (UNINE))
2015-10-14

Receptor-mediated signalling from the plant cell wall

Sebastian Wolf (Center for Organismal Studies, University of > Heidelberg, Germany)
2015-09-08

Histone variants index the genome and structure its architecture

Fred Berger (Gregor Mendel Institute (GMI, Vienna) )
2015-06-17

Unexpected roles of plastid lipid droplets (plastoglobules) in Vitamin K and E metabolism

Prof. Félix Kessler (Université de Neuchâtel)
2015-05-20

Synthetic genotypes in plants: Boundaries between metabolic engineering and synthetic biology

Prof. Paul Christou (ICREA, University of Lleida, Spain)
2015-05-13

"Chloroplast proteases and their role in dealing with environmental stresses"

Dr. Zach ADAM (Faculty of Agriculture - The Hebrew University, Israel)
2015-03-26

Arabidopsis and insect eggs: who is winning?

Philippe Reymond (UNIL)
2015-03-04

The blue light photoreceptor PHOTOTROPIN controls LHCSR3 expression and excess light energy dissipation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Dr. Giovanni Finazzi (CEA, Grenoble)
2015-02-12

Plant organ growth control: Brassinosteroid activity gets context

Dr Sigal Savaldi-Goldstein (Technion, Israel Institute of Technology)
2015-02-06

Dissecting the Phytochrome-PIF Photosensory Signaling Network

Peter Quail (Université de Berkeley)
2015-01-31

2014

to be announced

Andreas Weber (University of Dusseldorf)
2014-12-17

Membrane electrostatics controls plasma membrane identity and cell signaling in plants

Yvon Jaillais (ENS Lyon)
2014-12-03

To be announced

Benoît Kornmann (ETH Zürich)
2014-11-19

Generating robust reiterative patterns of morphogenesis in plants

Teva Vernoux (ENS Lyon, France)
2014-09-17

MAPK signaling to chromatin in innate immunity

Prof. Heribert Hirt (Center for Desert Agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia)
2014-08-06

Shedding light on molecular mechansims of phytochrome signalling

Andreas Hiltbrunner (University of Freiburg, Germany)
2014-06-25

Novel Regulatory Mechanisms of Arabidopsis Pattern-Triggered Immunity

Laurent Zimmerli (National Taiwan University)
2014-06-18

Phosphorylation and sumoylation of phytochromes negatively regulates light signalling in Arabidopsis

Ferenc Nagy (BRC, Szeged, Hungary)
2014-06-11

What do lycophytes tell us? From leaves to photosynthesis

Dr. Lorenzo Ferroni (University of Ferrara)
2014-05-07

An integrated structural biology approach to flower development

François Parçy (CEA, Grenoble)
2014-04-16

The role of starch metabolism in drought stress tolerance

Diana Santelia (Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zürich)
2014-01-22

2013

Optical Control of Gene Expression and Signalling in Animal Cells

Prof. Wilfried Weber (Freiburg (Germany))
2013-12-04

DELLA proteins as coordinators for plant growth in time and space

Miguel Blázquez (Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP))
2013-11-20

Towards understanding of acclimation in algal photosynthesis with emphasis on cyclic photosynthetic electron flow

Prof. Michael Hippler (Universität Münster)
2013-11-13

Regulators of Chloroplast RNA metabolism

Schmitz Linneweber (Institute of Biology - Genetics / Humboldt University of Berlin)
2013-06-19

Properties of the Hetero-Oligomeric Cytochrome b6f-Lipidic Charge Transfer Complex of Oxygenic Photosynthesis

Prof. William Cramer (Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA)
2013-06-17

Plant signaling and multi-tasking in crowded environments

Ronald Pierik (Plant Ecophysiology Institute of Environmental Biology Utrecht University, NL)
2013-02-27

A genomic scale artificial micro RNA library as a tool to investigate the redundant gene space in Arabidopsis thaliana

Dr. Felix Hauser (Lab of J. I. Schroeder, University of California, San Diego )
2013-01-25

2012

Plant synthetic biology: tool to redesign secondary cell wall deposition

Dominique Loqué (Joint BioEnergy Institute - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Berkeley, CA, USA)
2012-09-19

Exploring & exploiting vitamin metabolism in algae

Prof. Alison Smith (University of Cambridge UK)
2012-09-11

Tête-à-tête: Regulation of auxin transport by protein-protein interaction

Markus Geisler (University of Fribourg)
2012-06-22

Protein complex isolation from plants: "the early days are gone..."

Geert De Jaeger (VIB, Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Belgium)
2012-06-20

RNA Polymerase IV and V subtypes mediating RNA silencing in Arabidopsis and maize

Craig S. Pikaard (Indiana University, USA)
2012-04-20

Metabolomic strategies for the search of original stress induced biomarkers in plants and fungi

Prof. Jean Luc Wolfender (UNIGE - Pharmaceutical Sciences)
2012-02-22

Role and mode of action of vitamin E in plant growth and development

Laurent Mène Saffrané (Université de Fribourg)
2012-02-15

Regulation of alternative mRNA splicing by Polypyrimidine tract-binding proteins in Arabidopsis

Dr. Andreas Wächter (University of Tübingen, Germany)
2012-01-25

2011

Fine-tuning of light-driven gene expression changes through histone H2B ubiquitination

Dr. Frédy Barnèche (Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)
2011-11-30

Insect resistance for the long haul: lessons from a native plant

Ian Baldwin (Department Of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute For Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany)
2011-10-28

Linking comparative genomics and whole-genome sequencing in an assault on the bread wheat genome

Michael Bevan (John Innes Centre, Uk)
2011-10-19

New techniques and applications in algal biotechnology

Dr Saul Purton (University College London)
2011-10-04

Receptor kinase-mediated innate immunity in plants

Cyril Zipfel (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK)
2011-09-09

Amylases and Amylase-Like Proteins - New Functions for Old Enzymes in Metabolic Regulation and Cellular Signaling

Prof. Sam Zeeman (Institute of Agricultural Sciences, ETHZ)
2011-06-28

Drought signalling in plants

Erwin Grill (Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan Technische Universität München)
2011-06-24

Small RNA-directed DNA elimination in Tetrahymena

Dr. Kazufumi Mochizuki (IMBA (Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences))
2011-05-27

Genome-wide analysis uncovers elaborate regulation of long noncoding RNAs in Arabidopsis

Nam Hai Chua (Rockefeller University, New York)
2011-05-04

Applications of amphipols to membrane protein studies

Jean Luc Popot (IBPC, Paris)
2011-04-20

Singlet oxygen production and detoxification in Arabidopsis during photo-oxidative stress

Michel Havaux (CEA/Cadarache, France)
2011-04-06

2010

RNAi-mediated co-transcriptional gene silencing (CTGS) in fission yeast, a primitive plant

Marc Buehler (FMI, Basel)
2010-12-17

The Use of Biochemical Profiling for Biomarker Discovery

Dr. John Ryal (Metabolon Inc. , Durham, NC, USA)
2010-12-13

RETINOBLASTOMA-RELATED protein: new duties for a key regulator of the cell cycle in Arabidopsis thaliana

Lorenzo Borghi (ETHZ)
2010-12-03

In and out of the cell cycle

Lieven De Veylder (Cell Cycle Research; VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Belgium)
2010-11-26

A new pathway to initiate flower formation: Transcriptional regulation of floral meristem identity genes

Ayako Yamaguchi (Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
2010-11-22

Flicking the switch on Polycomb regulated genes

Prof. Jean Finnegan (CSIRO, Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia)
2010-10-18

Sequencing the Collective Oryza Genome - Status and Prospects

Rod Wing (Arizona Genomics Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA)
2010-07-09

Stability of gene regulation and of cell division cycle in plants

Shin Takeda (Nagoya University, Japan)
2010-06-18

Modelling approaches to the photosynthetic apparatus in Arabidopsis

Prof. Oliver Ebenhoeh (Institute for Xomlpex Systems and Mathematical Biology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland)
2010-06-04

Inheritance patterns of DNA methylation in Arabidopsis: mechanisms and impact

Vincent Colot (Ecole Normale Supérieure, CNRS Paris)
2010-05-28

"Assembly and remodeling of photosystem I complex"

Prof. Yuichiro Takahashi (Okayama University)
2010-05-11

How does light regulate chloroplast enzyme activities ? Structural and functional insights into the ferredoxin/thioredoxin system.

Peter Schürmann (Université de Neûchatel)
2010-05-07

Getting warmer? Trying to understand temperature sensing in Arabidopsis

Phil Wigge (John Innes Centre, Norwich)
2010-04-30

DNA, mRNA, and protein sequencing studies of the ecophysiology of phototrophic sulfur bacteria

Niels Ulrik Frigaard (Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen)
2010-04-23

The initial sensing of mild temperature variations in plants is controlled by specific calcium-channels in the plasma membrane

Pierre Goloubinoff (Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, UNIL)
2010-04-16

Brassinosteroid signaling and plant development

Zhiyong Wang (Department of Plant Biology Carnegie Institution, Stanford University, CA)
2010-03-26

Patterning the maize leaf

Sarah Hake (Plant Gene Expression Center, Berkeley University, California, USA )
2010-03-23

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