France, Angers

Plant science Summer School

when 27 June 2016 - 8 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 650

This course is given in the form of lectures, trips to research institutes and workshops.

Workshops
The program relies on interactive classes and hands-on ativities. Several workshops are organized, among them

"qPFD: an innovative device for screening and evaluating plant elicitors”
“In Silico design of plant pathogen identification tests
“Macroscopic and microscopic observations of medicinal plants”
“Genetic determinism of QTL”
“Rose phenotyping and genotyping”
“Transcriptomic data analysis”
“Analytical methods for assessing fruit quality”
"Biological data analysis : plant phenotyping"
Participants will have access to the 11th meeting of the SFBV (French Society of Plant Biology).

Visits of international research institutes
GEVES lab (the French Group for the Study and Inspection of Varieties and Seeds)
LSV-ANSES (Plant Health Laboratory)
CIRM-CFBP (French Collection of Bacteria associated to Plants)
ITEIPMAI (Institute for medicinal and aromatic plants)
Vilmorin site company
Museum of Natural History (Paris)

Sessions
Plant defense stimulation, plant protection and plant memory
Genomic and Bacterial diagnostic
Weed control in intercropping systems
Physiology and Nutritional Quality of seeds
Post-harvest fruit quality management
Parasitic plants

Course leader

Pr. Philippe Simoneau

Dr. Laurence Hibrand Saint-Oyant

Target group

The program is open to undergraduate students in the fields of agriculture, plant science and biological science who may be interested in pursuing Ph.D. programs and envision a career in plant science/agriculture.

Credits info

6 ECTS
certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 650: Early bird deadline 13th March
Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.

The Summer Schools do not cover the costs of passports, visas, health insurance, travel to and from Angers, dinners.
EUR 750: Deadline 16th April
Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.

The Summer Schools do not cover the costs of passports, visas, health insurance, travel to and from Angers, dinners.

Scholarships

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