The Department of Plant Physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre. Our main activities are academic research in experimental plant biology where the major aim is to understand all aspects of plants in relation to the environment in which they live.
Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.
On Saturday, 18th of May, the 5th Fascination of Plants Day was celebrated in Umeå with a public event.
Professor Markus Schmid receives 18 MSEK Wallenberg Foundations for research without any restriction.