Ove Nilsson appointed as Wallenberg Scholar

[2012-12-11] Ove Nilsson, director of Umeå Plant Science Centre and professor of forest genetics and plant physiology, is one of 16 Wallenberg Scholars who were appointed by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

The Wallenberg Scholar programme is supporting extraordinary scientists in Sweden and ensures economic security for longterm reseach projects.

Professor Nilsson's research is focused on regulation of meristem identity and flowering time in Arabidopsis and poplar. He will be funded with 15 million SEK during a period of 5 years.

More information about Ove Nilsson's research

Photo: Mattias Pettersson

Editor: Karin Wikman

Link to news:
http://www.umu.se/english/news/.cid205308


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2012-12-11