The Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences (EPS)


Veni Grant for Charles Underwood


Charles Underwood (Wageningen U&R, Plant Breeding) received a 250,000 Euro Veni-grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for his proposal titled “Understanding the barriers of genetic exchange in hybrid plants”. Charles will investigate  [...]

Veni Grant for Mark Sterken


Mark Sterken received a Veni-grant to investigate the interaction between plant-parastic nematodes and their host-plants. His proposal, “The host-parasite supergenome: an untapped source for disease resistances” was awarded 250,000 euro for the coming four years. [...]

Upcoming Courses

VBC Summer School
Friday, June 28 through Saturday, August 31 , 2019
For more information see program website.

10th PhD Summerschool – Environmental Signaling in Plants
Monday, August 26 through Wednesday, August 28 , 2019
For schedule and times see website
Koningsberger building, UU, Utrecht

Summer school – Functions of microbial communities in soils: Biotic interactions
Wednesday, August 28 through Friday, September 6 , 2019
For times see website
Helmholtz Zentrum, München

Upcoming Meetings

GLS – Seminar
Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:00 - 12:00
Science Park 904, Amsterdam

Seminar by Verónica di Stilio – “Reconstructing the ancestral role of flowering pathway genes”
Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:00 - 12:00
WUR – RADIX, Wageningen

Inaugural Lecture Prof. dr. Luisa M. Trindade – Bioresources for a Circular and Biobased Economy
Thursday, August 29, 2019
16:00 - 18:30
Auditorium (WUR), Wageningen