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Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

  • 15 credits

The course covers different interactions between plants and microbes, including recognition processes and signal exchange.

Applied and ecological aspects of symbioses and pathogen defence are discussed. The use of organismal databases to identify genes involved in interactions will be taught.

  • Course structure

    The course integrates lectures, student seminars, group discussions, method presentations, laboratory work and data analysis.

    Teaching format

    The education consists of lectures, literature reviews, group discussions and laboratory project work. Participation in group discussions, project work and group education associated with this is compulsory.


    Individual duggor for each week of lectures, literature discussions, oral presentations of research project results and written presentations of research project results will all be graded. Participation in all parts of the course with the exception of lectures is mandatory (but participation in lectures is highly recommended).


    Katharina Pawlowski


    Tel: +46 8 16 3772

  • Schedule

    This is a preliminary schedule and is subject to continuous change. For this reason, we do not recommend print-outs. At the start of the course, your institution will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Reviews as background material for the lectures will be uploaded to the learning platform.

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