Category Archives: Conference/Meeting

Guest post – Hannes Kollist about the emperor´s new clothes

Text by Hannes Kollist <From the editor: Our good colleague Hannes Kollist, professor of Molecular Plant Biology and the PI of Plant Signal Research Group at University of Tartu, participated recently in EU high-level conference “Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – … Continue reading

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Redwood forests through pinhole

Text and pics by Lauri Laanisto Couple of months ago I attended 102nd annual ESA meeting in Portland, USA (link to conference page). After that we (my PhD student was attending as well) rented a car and drove couple of … Continue reading

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EUCYS exhibition 2017 Tallinn

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson The 29th European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) took place for the first time in Estonia. According to their webpage: “The European Union Contest for Young Scientists was set up at 1989 to … Continue reading

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International Botanical Congress 2017

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson I was honoured to be accepted to speak at a symposium in the XIX IBC in Shenzhen, China in the end of July this year. This year’s IBC was a grandiose event with around … Continue reading

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Some memories from Oikos Finland conference

Text and pics by Lauri Laanisto 100 Years of Finnish Ecology, Oikos Finland Conference for ecologists and evolutionary biologists, 31.01-01.02, University of Helsinki Main building, Helsinki, Finland (link to conference home page) Ecological research in Finland apparently started 100 years … Continue reading

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New publication – Photosynthesis: ancient, essential, complex, diverse… and in need of improvement in a changing world

Text by Lauri Laanisto Here is another Forum paper in New Phytologist, this time in subsection “Meetings”. Ülo with his colleagues cover here a confernce – The 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research – Photosynthesis in a Changing World, that … Continue reading

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Some pinhole pictures from ENVIRONs final conference in October

Text and pics by Lauri Laanisto Here are some pinhole pictures taken by Lauri Laanisto during the ENVIRON conference in 1-3. of October 2015 in Tartu. More “normal” pictures and impressions here.

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