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Title

Field Trip Investigation 2020

Dates

18-19 July 2020

Organizer(s)

Pierre-André Loizeau, Dr., UNIGE

Speakers

Louis Nusbaumer, Dr., UNIGE

Description

For 2 days a small group of PhD students will go hiking around Rosswald and Binn (Saflischtal & Binntal, Valais, Switzerland) accompanied by a specialist in the alpine flora. They will spend the night at the Gasthaus Heiligkreuz.

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 the Gîte de Binn (1400 m), where we will identify plants and get some rest, by train, telecabine, bus and on foot.

Program

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Location

Saflischtal & Binntal, Valais, Switzerland

Information
Expenses

Reimbursements:


Common meals and accomodation will be arranged.
Reimbursements for CUSO MPS Students: 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

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Places

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Deadline for registration
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