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Title

Field Trip Investigation 2019

Dates

19-21 July 2019

Organizer(s)

Pierre-André Loizeau, Dr., UNIGE
Louis Nusbaumer, Dr., Conservatoire et Jardins Botaniques de Genève

Speakers

Louis Nusbaumer, Dr., Conservatoire et Jardins Botaniques de Genève

Description

For 2 days a small group of PhD students will go hiking around Alpine botanical garden of La Linnaea, in Le Catogne and Combe de l'A (Val d'Entremont and Val Ferret, Valais, Switzerland) accompanied by a specialist in the alpine flora.

 

Students will study plants in link with their PhD projects, or the research conducted in their labs, and will prepare a presentation for the group on a publication, in relation to their research and the plants observed in the field. Cases of plant-insect coevolution, plant adaptation to freezing in high mountains, observation of the rhizosphere, parasitism in plants, relationships between soil acidity and plant composition, and morphological variations of plants due to environmental pressures will be presented and discussed. Students can access La Linnaea (1689 m), where we will identify plants and get some rest, by train, bus and on foot.

Location

Alpine Botanical Garden of La Linnaea Hut, Bourg-St-Pierre, Valais, CH

Information

More details will follow

Expenses

Reimbursements


Common meals and accomodation will be arranged.
You will be reimbursed for your train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.

 

Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the MPS coordinator Zoia Debora at University of Lausanne, Department of Molecular Plant Biology, Biophore - quartier UNIL-Sorge, 1015 Lausanne.
For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO MPS coordinator Debora Zoia.

Registration

Registration will open on January 14th, 2019 at 10h00
First-come, first-served!

 

Deadline for registration: 28.02.2019

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