Thursday, June 22, 2017

MSc projects available 2017!

There are several MSc projects available during 2017. They are anounced on this page. If you are interested in posting your MSc project please contact PlantLink's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Integrated Pest Management of Swedish Apple orchards

Carotenoid content in Cassava

Cross-transcriptome analysis of Cassava and Potato for improved nutrient content and increased stress tolerance

Gammafly: Search of semiochemicals from plants and symbiotic microbes

Project proposals for 20-week MSc thesis projects or 10-week advanced level undergraduate projects at the Department of Plant Breeding, SLU Alnarp

1. The potential of –omics tools for safety assessment of various categories of breeding techniques

2. Plant biotechnology legislations in African countries

3. Evaluating public attitudes to genetic engineering in the EU – current situation and trends over time

Undergraduate students

SLU Alnarp and Lund University offer numerous courses in plant biology at different levels.

Courses at basic level:

Botany – Lund
Floristics - Lund
Genetics and Plant Breeding – Alnarp
Plant Biochemistry – Alnarp
Plant Physiology – Alnarp
Plant Protection – Alnarp

Note that some of the courses at basic level are given only in Swedish, see their web pages for details. 
More courses at basic level at the Department of Biology, LU, can be found here and at SLU Alnarp here

Courses at advanced level:

Here is an overview of advanced courses related to plant science at the two universities and time during the semesters when they are given.


Advanced Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources – Alnarp
Applied Crop Physiology –Alnarp
Applied Plant Biotechnology – Alnarp
Chemical Ecology – Lund
Genetic Analysis I – Lund
Genetic Analysis II - Lund
Insect Chemical Ecology –Alnarp
Management of Pests, Diseases and Weeds – Alnarp
Mountain Plant Ecology - Lund
Plant Biology – Lund
Plant Ecology - Lund
Plant Evolution and Diversity - Lund
Plant Systematics and Diversity - Lund
Principles of Crop Physiology –Alnarp

There are more interesting courses at advanced level in biology and chemistry at Lund University and at SLU Alnarp.

Lund University is also participating in a new two year Nordic Masters Program in Biodiversity and Systematics, NABIS.

The NOVA universities offer MSc and PhD courses in plant breeding and related fields. For a list of courses availabel in this field please follow this link.


Course: Semiochemicals in Pest Control and Conservation Biology

In November 2013 Deptartment of Biology at LU and Plant Protection Biology at SLU Alnarp offers a course on
Semiochemicals in Pest Control and Conservation Biology for MSc and PhD students and post-docs in biological, chemical, agricultural or forestry disciplines. For more information follow see under Postgraduate Students pages.

Project work or degree project

If you are interested in project work in molecular plant biology, for shorter applied projects or for a Master's degree projects, you are welcome to contact any of the research groups tied to Plant Link or the PlantLink This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Do you, or your research group, have a proposal for degree projects or other applied projects and want them to be published here? Please send a short description and contact details to Plant Link's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  
We also have collaboration with several companies in the region (see the list below for some of them). For internships or projects at any of these companies please contact the PlantLink This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for details.


Example of companies for internships

Lyckeby www.lyckeby.com
NordGen www.nordgen.org
Nordic Beet Research (NBR) www.nordicbeet.nu
ScanBi Diagnostic www.scanbidiagnostics.com
Lantmännen: www.lantmannen.com
Syngenta www.syngenta.se

Does your company want to be added to this list? Please contact Plant Link'sThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SLUco 150
RS CMYK 150
LundUniversity C2line CMYK 150