The Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences (EPS)


ERC Grant for Dolf Weijers


Dolf Weijers (Biochemistry, WUR) has won an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million euros for his research programme ‘DIRNDL - Directions in Development’: Multicellular organisms have a front, a back, a top and a bottom, [...]

Vici grant for Leónie Bentsink


Leónie Bentsink (Plant Physiology, WUR) was awarded an NWO Vici Grant of 1,5 MEuro for her project 'Seeds4Ever: Protection of stored mRNAs to Ensure seed survival. How do seed stored mRNA's survive?' With this funding [...]

Upcoming Courses

11th International Metabolomics Workshop: The Basics and Applications to Plant Sciences
Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 19 , 2019
Full program see website
Gravensteen building, Leiden

Microscopy and Spectroscopy in Food and Plant Sciences
Tuesday, May 7 through Thursday, May 9 , 2019
1st day 09:00-17:30 with dinner from 18:00; 2nd day 09:00-17:30;3rd day 09:00-18:00
Wageningen Campus,

Workshop Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping – Call for papers
Sunday, June 16 through Monday, June 17 , 2019
For program and time see website
Long beach, CA, USA,

Upcoming Meetings

WEES seminar and workshop – Herwig Bachmann
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Workshop: 13:30 Seminar: 16:00
WUR – Orion, Wageningen

Reimagining the future of high-throughput, cell screening using the Beacon platform
Thursday, April 25 through Wednesday, September 25 , 2019
Time: 13:00
WUR – RADIX, Wageningen

International Symposium on Cereal Leaf Blights 2019
Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 24 , 2019
For time and schedule see website.
University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland,