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Summer School Taxon-Omics 2023, Munich

Summer School Taxon-Omics 2023: 30. July 2023 — 11. August 2023 in Munich, Germany Website: https://www.taxon-omics.com/summer-school-23-muc   Preliminary programme Week 1 (30 Jul - 4 Aug) 30.7.2023 Welcome gathering at 17:00h, Menzinger…
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Keine rosige Zukunft für den Schneesport in der Schweiz

Ferien im Schnee gehören für viele in der Schweiz zum Jahresende wie Weihnachtsbäume und Feuerwerk. Die Klimaerwärmung macht weisse Pisten jedoch zunehmend zur Seltenheit. Wie gut sich eines der grössten Skigebiete der Schweiz bis zum Jahr…
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Global Science Film Festival 2023

The 5th Global Science Film Festival will take place in Zurich, Lugano and Basel from March 31 to April 2, 2023.   The festival program includes film screenings, debates with filmmakers and scientists, and the awarding of the «Walking Ibex»…
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Polyploid evolutionary genomics: challenges and opportunities – Summer School

The Summer School entitled "Polyploid evolutionary genomics: challenges and opportunities” will take place at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) from 10 to 20 July 2023.   Registration is now open for this summer school covering main…
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Kay Lucek – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Dr. Kay Lucek. Visit his personal research portfolio Holocentric chromosomes and their impact on speciation. Kay Lucek is SNF Assistant professor in Biodiversity Genomics and…
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Grassland Ecosystems Become More Resilient with Age

Reduced biodiversity affects the stability of the entire ecosystem. A this long-term experiment scientists show that grassland plant communities with multiple species need about 10 years to adjust to each other and produce an even amount of…
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Evolution in Action - conference call

International Conference Evolution in Action. 11-15 June 2023. Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ticino, Switzerland. The Evolution in Action conference brings together researchers with a common interest in genomic technologies…
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PlantACT! Initiative

The PlantACT! initiative aims to tackle climate change and will function as a think tank of plant science experts. As current agriculture and land use contributes to up to 25 % of total GHG emissions, plant scientists are at center stage…
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InfoSpecies Summer School Artenkenntnisse

Bist du interessiert an Feldbiologie und Artenkenntnis? Möchtest du mehr über einheimische Arten und ihre Lebensräume erfahren oder später in diesem Bereich arbeiten? Die InfoSpecies Summer School bietet dir den geeigneten Einstieg dafür. …
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Regulierung der neuen Gentechnik-Verfahren: Bundesrat genehmigt Bericht

Das Gentechnikgesetz trat 2004 in Kraft. Seit Ende 2005 gilt in der Schweiz aufgrund einer Volksabstimmung ein Moratorium für den Anbau von gentechnisch veränderten Organismen. In den letzten Jahren wurden neue gentechnische Verfahren…