26/10/2018, 14:00
Forschungszentrum Jülich

On the last Friday of the month, all CEPLAS members meet at one of the four sites. Talks will be given by scientists from the cluster or invited speakers. External guests who are interested in the talks are welcome!


On October 26, CEPLAS Friday takes place at Forschungszentrum Jülich.


14:00   Welcome and short intro in FZJ and IBG-2: Plant Sciences

14:15   Root-Research @ FZJ (Michelle Watt)

  • Overview (Michelle Watt)
  • Understanding root architecture-microbe interactions with phenotyping (Borjana Arsova/ Daniel Pflugfelder) Root - soil interaction models (Christian Kuppe)

14:45   Bioinfomatics and Cell Walls @FZJ (Björn Usadel)

  • Overview (Björn Usadel)
  • Alternative Biomass (Holger Klose)

15:05   Coffee break

15:20   Phenotyping @IBG-2 (Uli Schurr)

  • Overview Phenotyping and PhenoRob (Uli Schurr)
  • Quantifying photosynthesis (Shizue Matsubara )
  • Long-distance carbon transport (Ralf Metzner)

Guided tours though the phenotyping facilities

  • MRI/ PET (Ralf Metzner)
  • Rhizotrons (Fabio Fiorani)
  • Photosynthesis (Shizue Matsubara)
  • PhenoSeeder (Uli Schurr)

16:30   Food and drinks

Location: Seminar room, IBG-2, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Registration is required to get access to Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Registration via website is closed. Late registrations are still possible. Please contact the CEPLAS office if you wish to attend. Already registered participants will get an entry ticket via e-mail.

Heinrich Heine University
University of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Forschungszentrum Jülich