Not one, but again two seminars: Marc-André Selosse & Benoît Perez-Lamarque about mycorrhiza

Holiday season is thankfully over, and time to get back to science!

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange

Speaker1Prof. Selosse is based at the National Museum of Natural History (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle) in Paris, France.

Title of the talk: A case study of plant-fungal cointroduction: a pantropically introduced tree was followed by pseudovertically transmitted mycorrhizal fungi

Speaker2MSc Perez-Lamarque is his PhD student at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. They are visiting plant ecology work group of Department of Botany.

Title of the talk: Constraints on the emergence of cheating mycoheterotrophic plants in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis

Time: Thursday, 10. January 2019 at 15.15

Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (Vaga auditorium)

N.B. After the second seminar everyone is welcome to coffee/tea and snacks in the seminar room (coffee room, ground floor).

'Mom, Dad -  this is Jeremy.'

Introducing fungi (pic from here)

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