Master's thesis

Master's thesis

The department offers degree projects in the subject areas Ecotoxicology, Marine Ecology, Plant Ecology, Plant Physiology and Plant Systematics.
Please contact the relevant director of studies.

Barbro Axelius (plant systematics)
Sara Rydberg (plant physiology)
Kristoffer Hylander (plant ecology/ecology)
Michael Tedengren (marine ekology and ecotoxicology)

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Do you like spiders?

Master degree project - for both ecologists and molecular biologists

Lina Mtwana

MSc Thesis Projects within the Indo-Pacific Seagrass Network (IPSN)

IPSN is an international, collaborative research project on seagrass biodiversity, small-scale fisheries & food security.

Microtubule organization

Plant vascular conduit formation

Master's thesis project in Molecular Plant Phsyiology.

Lignin-reduced mutant

Lignin formation in plant vascular system

Master's thesis project in Molecular Plant Physiology.


MSc thesis project/Examensarbete

Establish a nitrogen-fixing Frankia strain as endophyte in non-actinorhizal plants

Frankia host

MSc thesis project/Examensarbete

Establish a sterile infection system for the actinorhizal plant Datisca glomerata: how does the microsymbiont sporulate?


The Department of Biological Education (BIG) administrates our courses. More information about courses and programmes is available on their homepage

Associate head of department, responsible for first cycle studies
Mats Björk

Directors of studies
Barbro Axelius (Plant Systematics and Floristics)
Sara Rydberg (Plant Physiology)
Kristoffer Hylander and Michael Tedengren (Ecology)

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