Category Archives: Other news

A case of plagiarism

Text by Ülo Niinemets <A letter to the editors of BMC Plant Biology> It has caught our attention that the paper of: Shi, J., Ma, C., Qi, D., Lv, H., Yang, T., Peng, Q., … & Lin, Z. (2015). Transcriptional … Continue reading

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Plant physiologists defeating stress in 7 km run

Text by Kaia Kask, pics by Steffen Noe and Kaia Kask On the 8th of April 2017 Ülo Niinemets’ lab members went to run 7 km in Parkmetsa running competition in Tartu, Estonia. Our crew members were: Ülo Niinemets, Steffen … Continue reading

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Visiting scientist – Jeroni Galmes

Text and pic by Lauri Laanisto Last week Jeroni Galmes visited our lab. He somehow opted to come from the Balearic to slushy Tartu and stay here for the entire week. I guess this might indicate the quality of the research … Continue reading

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New projects funded!

Text by Lauri Laanisto, Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson and Tiina Tosens New Year begun with some new funding! This post will give a short overview of what some of our lab members will be doing in upcoming years. So, Tiina Tosens and … Continue reading

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Methods – how to measure injured leaf area in ImageJ

Text and picture by Valentina Zolotarjova Recently I have encountered a challenge to measure injured (withered) leaf area (LA) for one experiment. I ordinarily use GIMP for LA measurements, but in this case there was not much use from it. … Continue reading

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Leila defended her PhD thesis: congratulations!

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann Leila Pazouki defended her PhD thesis titled “Emission, gene regulation and function of terpenoids in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and yarrow (Achillea millefolium).” in agriculture on the 17th of January. Her supervisor was Ülo Niinemets. … Continue reading

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New picture of our workgroup

The title should explain enough. It´s taken in 22nd of December 2016 by our PhD student Alisa Krasnova (on the right edge, holding the remote). For a bigger, zoomable version, click here.

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