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Summer school

30th to July 12th 2014 - Angers - France

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Our summer schools offer an unique opportunity for students from all over the world to enjoy Science in a beautiful environment.
Each program entirely conducted in English includes conferences by international researchers, hands-on activities, visits of research facilities and biotech companies and an attractive social program.
 Come and meet in Angers international students who share your passion for Science!


this program will provide the students with some insights into new developments in plant science research. the purpose is to give students the opportunity to be exposed to multidisciplinary approaches in the field of sustainable management of plant health and quality.


Visits of international research institutes

  • GEVES lab (the french group for the study and inspection of varieties and seeds) – Lsv-anses (Plant Health Laboratory)
  • CIRM-CFBP (french Collection of Bacteria associated to Plants)
  • ANAN (nucleic acid analysis) Platform
  • ITEPMAI (institute for medicinal and aromatic plants)
  • Visits of a botanical garden, a rose garden, and an organic vineyard

The program relies on interactive classes and hands-on ativities. several workshops are organized, among them

  • "experiments in chemical ecology and pest management"
  • "In Silico design of plant pathogen identification tests" "field observations of Black spot disease on rose genotypes"
  • "Extraction-identification and biological activity testing of plant polyphenols" "Macroscopic and microscopic observations of medicinal plants"
  • "rose phenotyping and genotyping"
  • "analytical methods for assessing fruit quality"

Application deadline: 20th May 2014


Plenary conference by Prof Jean Weissenbach

  • session 1: Chemical ecology and Pest management
  • session 2: genomic and Bacterial diagnostic
  • session 3: fungal foliar disease on ornamentals
  • session 4: Weed control in intercropping systems
  • session 5: Metabolomics and medicinal plants
  • session 6: ornamentals interaction genotype X environment
  • session 7: fruit production, fruit development and self-thinning session 8: fruit production and quality


The program is open to undergraduate students in the fields of agriculture, plant science and biologi- cal science who may be interested in pursuing Ph.D. programs and envision a career in plant science/ agriculture.

More informations >>> Program Summer School

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