Category Archives: Event

EcolChange seminar (21st October, Thursday): Kalle Olli about the alpha and beta diversity of phytoplankton communities in the Helsinki Archipelago

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Kalle Olli (Estonian University of Life Sciences/ University of Tartu) Title of the talk: Trends in alpha and beta diversity of phytoplankton communities in the Helsinki Archipelago, the Baltic Sea Time: Thursday, 21 … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (14th October, Thursday): Stefano Mammola about the conservation of subterranean ecosystems

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Stefano Mammola (Research Fellow at CNR, IRSA: Water Research Institute, Verbania) Title of the talk: Toward evidence-based conservation of subterranean ecosystems Time: Thursday, 14 October 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (mandatory … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (12th October, Tuesday): James Bever about microbiome influence on plant communities

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Professor James Bever (University of Kansas) Title of the talk: Does the microbiome drive plant community structure and function? Time: Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 15.15 Place: virtual seminar in Zoom Summary: As we try to adapt … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (7th October, Thursday): Sten Anslan about ecosystems in transition on the Third Pole

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Sten Anslan is a Research Fellow at the University of Tartu. Title of the talk: Ecosystems in transition on the Third Pole Time: Thursday, 7 October 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (30th September, Thursday): Leho Tedersoo about the global patterns in plant and fungal endemicity

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Leho Tedersoo is a Professor of Mycorrhizal Studies at the University of Tartu. He is one of the Highly Cited Researchers, being an author of multiple papers that rank in the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (27th May, Thursday): Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse about the holobiont concept and hologenome theory

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse is a professor of ecology and environmental genomics at the University of Rennes 1, France. Last year he served as the opponent for the  PhD thesis of Martti Vasar. … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (20th May, Thursday): Arko Olesk about quality science communication

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Arko Olesk is a lecturer of science communication at Tallinn University. In the seminar, he presents results of the H2020-funded project QUEST that seeked to define, measure and promote quality … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (13th May, Thursday): Niloufar Hagh Doust about the benefits and challenges of fungal endophytes for crop production under environmental stress

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Niloufar Hagh Doust is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Tartu, who’s research focuses on soil microbes. Title of the talk: Fungal endophytes benefits and challenges for crop production … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (12th May, Wednesday): Zdeňka Lososová about the determinants of functional and phylogenetic diversity of plant communities

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Zdeňka Lososová is an Associate Professor at the Masaryk University in Czechia. She served as an oponent for the PhD defence of Jhonny Capichoni Massante on May 11. Title of … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Jan Pisek about leaf angle distribution and if it can be considered a species-specific trait

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Jan Pisek is an Associate Professor in Remote Sensing at Tartu Observatory, University of Tartu. His research interests include field- and space-based multi-spectral and multi-angle optical remote sensing, biophysical … Continue reading

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