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Welcome to an art exhibition opening! Tree of Life – Life of the Tree

maj 24, 2018

What happens when you combine the knowledge of an entomologist, the perspective of an illustrator, and the creativity of a textile artist? On May 27, we are delighted to invite you to our art exhibition – “Tree of Life – Life of the Tree”, celebrating the trees as inspiration and hosts to a fascinating biodiversity.

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Capri Training Session

maj 24, 2018

In collaboration with the CAPRI network, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala, invites you to participate in this year’s CAPRI Training Session! By taking this course, you will be able to use CAPRI model tools for your own research purposes.

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biodiversitet

maj 24, 2018

There is increasing recognition that biodiversity loss in ecosystems can compromise the ability of ecosystems to function, for example through impairing productivity, biomass and cycling of nutrients. What remains largely unknown however is if the effects of biodiversity loss on ecosystems differs among different sorts of ecosystems, and why.

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Promising biocontrol fungus has several solutions to the same problem

maj 21, 2018

Great expectations are placed on the fungus Clonostachys roseas potential as a future biocontrol agent against a number of different diseases. A new study from SLU reveals that C. rosea utilizes almost entirely different sets of genes to deal with different disease fungi, even though they are dealt with in almost the exact same functional way. This may be used to fine-tune different agents towards different diseases.

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Biobanking in Africa

maj 17, 2018

Biobanks are an important tool for improving cancer care in low and middle income countries. These archives of genetic data from patients can improve both prevention and care.

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