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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

SPS 2015 Meeting

March 19-20, 2015

IPS2, Orsay

The 2015 Meeting of the Saclay Plant Sciences Laboratory of Excellence took place on March 19-20, in the amphitheater of the Institute of Plant Sciences Paris Saclay (IPS2). 

The afternoon of Thursday 19th was devoted to the presentation of the SPS project’s state of advancement in front of the members of its International Scientific Advisory Board. To allow SPS scientists to present their latest findings in front of the Scientific Advisory Board, this part of the SPS Meeting was reserved for SPS members only or upon invitation for the representatives of our institutions and the ANR.

On Friday 20th, we had the pleasure to hear talks (in English) from a special guest (Dirk Inze), members of the SPS Scientific Advisory Board (Cathie Martin, Bernd Weisshaar) and SPS members (Cécile Raynaud, Romain Le Bars, Raphaël Mercier, Herman Höfte). 


Thursday March 19, 2015 (for SPS members only or upon invitation)

2:00 pm

General advancement of the SPS project (organization, financial aspects, working groups…)

3:00 pm

Poster session: flagship projects, projects selected through SPS open calls

4:00 pm

Coffee Break

4:30 pm

General discussion

Friday March 20, 2015 (open to all)

9:00 am

Dirk Inze

9:45 am

Cécile Raynaud



10:30 am

Coffee Break



11:00 am

Cathie Martin

11:45 am

Herman Höfte



12:30 am

Lunch (offered by SPS)



2:00 pm

Bernd Weisshaar

2:45 pm

Catherine Perrot-Rechenmann



3:30 pm

Coffee Break



4:00 pm

Raphaël Mercier

4:45 pm

End of the meeting

Download the abstracts of the talks


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