Welcome to the website of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology. This website is the Swiss Portal for Plant Sciences. It offers information on plant science research, events and education at universities in Switzerland.

Lab work. Image: Astrid Eckert, TUM, Munich

Stefanie Ranf – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Stefanie Ranf. Visit her personal research portfolio Sensing and adaptation of bacteria in plants Stefanie Ranf is full professor in Plant Science at the University of…
forest canopy

Clara Zemp – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Clara Delphine Zemp. Visit her personal research portfolio Protecting biodiversity in a changing world. Clara Zemp is assistant professor of Conservation Biology and she…
Sommerweizen, Beat Keller UZH

Widerständiger Weizen

Dank der grünen Gentechnik kann die Ernährung gesichert werden, ist Pflanzenbiologe Beat Keller überzeugt. Etwa mit Weizen, der aufgrund gentechnischer Veränderungen gegen Mehltau resistent ist. Beat Keller, Professort an der Universität…
View on the Piz Bernina range. Sabine Rumpf Uni Basel

Sabine Rumpf – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Sabine Rumpf. Visit her personal research portfolio Alpine and arctic plant ecology. Sabine Rumpf is professor of Ecology and chairs a research group in the Department of…
Western Australia

Drought-exposure history improves recovery of grassland communities from subsequent drought

When a plant community is exposed to drought, the different species undergo evolutionary changes. An international study with UZH participation now shows that this leads to improved resilience to future drought stress over time. Mixtures…
Engadin

Biodiversität – schön und dringend gebraucht

Eine hohe biologische Vielfalt ist nicht nur schön, sie ist auch wichtig. ETH-Wissenschaftler erforschen die Grundlagen dazu, wie sich die Vielfalt von Arten und Genen entwickelt und wozu wir Menschen diese Vielfalt dringend brauchen. …