Sara Simonini – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

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The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Sara Simonini. Visit her personal research portfolio Canonical and non-canonical epigenetic regulation of embryogenesis.

Sara received a SNF PRIMA grant in plant molecular and developmental biology. She chairs a research group in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at the University of Zurich.


The Swiss Society of Plant Biology and its portal – the Swiss Plant Science Web – serve as an information and communications tool for academic plant sciences in Switzerland. The network enhances the visibility of plant biology and the achievements of plant science research for society. By joining forces, it advances research and education efforts in Switzerland. Group leaders at Swiss universities are portrayed with a personal research portfolio. Currently, the SPSW website showcases 130 member portfolios.