The Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences (EPS)


Two VENIs for EPS researchers


Quint Rusman, currently postdoc at the University of Zurich/Switzerland, and Michael Schon, postdoc at Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, received the NWO Veni-grant. This grant (maximum budget 280.000€) supports researchers that recently graduate as a PhD [...]

Ruy Kortbeek receives Rubicon


Ruy Kortbeek , former PhD candidate at the Plant Physiology department of the UvA, receives the Rubicon. He defended his thesis in October 2022 and started recently his postdoc at the Biochemistry department of Purdue, [...]

CropXR launched, NWO contributing 15 million euros


New institute to develop ‘smart breeding’ method for more resilient, sustainable and climate-adaptive agriculture The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) will contribute 15 million euros to a CropXR research programme into ‘smart breeding’ of [...]

Upcoming Courses & Meetings

BIC seminar: SPARXS: Single-molecule Parallel Analysis for Rapid eXploration of Sequence space (Prof. Chirlmin Joo)
Thursday, October 5, 2023
BIC seminar Prof. Chirlmin Joo (Forum room C0221)
WUR – Forum building, Wageningen


Dynamic genome organization in an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Jelle van Creij

Mechanomics: New approaches to identify mechanobiological factors in plant development
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Yosapol Harnvanichvech