Annual Graduate School meeting

21 April 2006

NCCR plant survival is a one day meeting gathering all the Ph.D. students.

This meeting is mandatory for each member of the Graduate School.


Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus, Institute of Plant Biology, Universität Zürich

Prof. Jerzy Paszkowski, Laboratory of Plants Genetics, Université de Genève

student presentations and posters

Students wanting to present their work in an oral presentation during  the annual meeting can submit the name of their presentation in the  registration form followed by "(presentation)". Send abstract before 2nd of March to Christiane Bobillier. Student speakers will be selected in order to have a representative for each TG.

Students who have started their PhD since April 2005 (beginning of the second phase of the NCCR) will have to present a poster. Submit the name of your poster in the registration form followed by "(poster)".

Poster submission deadline: 27 March 2006


8:15-9:00 - Poster hanging (G, bâtiment de chimie)
09:00 - Welcoming talk of Prof.Ted Turlings
09:10 - Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus, Institute of Plant Biology, Universität Zürich
10:10 - Natacha Bodenhausen (TG1)
10:35 - Coffee break
10:50 - Poster 1 session
11:35 - Romain Dubresson (TG4)
12:00 - Sibylle Infanger (TG6)
12:25 - Lunch (cafétéria de chimie)
13:15 - Poster 2 session
14:00 - Election of the representative student of the graduate school
14:15 - Ingrid Ricard (TG9)
14:40 - Daniela Buesser (TG5)
15:05 - Coffee break
15:25 - Pierre-Alexandre Vidi (TG6)
15:45 - Prof. Jerzy Paszkowski, Botanique et biologie végétale, Université de Genève
16:45 - Informal discussion and end of the meeting

election of the PhD representative

Members wanting to apply for the position of representative of the NCCR PhD students in the graduate school committee are asked to present themselves during this meeting.

Contact Dr Christiane Bobillier (education officer) for details before 3 April 2006.

general information

Date: 21 April 2006

Schedule: 9.00 - 17.00 (poster hanging and oral presentation PC-installation 8.15-9.00)

Location: University of Neuchâtel, Unimail, Chemistry building (G, "Institut de chimie"), petit auditoire

Information: Please contact Romain Dubresson Romain.Dubresson(at)unine.ch or Michael Ilegems Michael.Ilegems(at)unine.ch

Travel expenses: NCCR Ph.D. participants are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) at the end of the terms with this form (document)  to Dr Christiane Bobillier. No reimbursement for bus, taxi or car travel expenses will be paid.


This meeting is mandatory to all Ph.D. students participants of Graduate School Plants and their Environment 

Registration through the web only: closed

Deadline: 2 April 2006