Development and differentiation of chloroplasts and vacuoles in plants

July 7, 2006


This workshop is aimed at graduate students, postdocs and senior scientists with an interest in the establishment of organellar identity in plants. We will address mechanisms and controls of chloroplast and vacuole development as well as differentiation.

The programme will consist of talks, a poster session and topical workshops.


Participants are encouraged to also present their own work in the poster session.


A detailed programme will be sent to all registered participants end of June 2006.

general information

Dates: July 7, 2006
Schedule: 9:00 - 17:00
Location: University of Neuchâtel, Uni Mail, Aula Louis-Guillaume

Credit points: for Graduate school "Plants and their Environment" participants: 0.5 credit point with poster presentation, 1.0 with oral presentation, Scientific activities, GS).
Evaluation: Poster or oral presentation

Organizers: Prof. Félix Kessler and Prof. Jean-Marc Neuhaus 

Coordinator: Dr Christiane Bobillier, Université de Neuchâtel, NCCR Plant Survival, Rue Emile-Argand 11, Case postal 158, CH-2009 Neuchâtel

Secretary: Mrs Christiane Bettinelli, Université de Neuchâtel, Laboratoire de Physiologie Végétale, Rue Emile-Argand 11, Case postal 158, CH-2009 Neuchâtel

Lunches and coffee breaks:  free of charge for registered participants member of 3ème cycle romand en biologie or NCCR Plant Survival. For all other participants the cost is CHF 30.00 (to be payed at the registration desk).

Participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangement.

The following prices have been negotiated with the hotels. When you make your reservation, please mention your participation at the seminar to get the listed prices. The prices are in CHF including breakfast unless mentioned otherwise.