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September 2018 – MedPlant PhD Madeleine Ernst receives price of excellence

September 2018 – MedPlant PhD Madeleine Ernst receives price of excellence

Madeleine Ernst receives a prize of excellence at the annual Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, PhD graduation ceremony for her MedPlant PhD thesis entitled “An evolutionary perspective on drug discovery in the plant genus Euphorbia L. (Euphorbiaceae)”.

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SEPTEMBER 2017 – MedPlant final Supervisory Board meeting, Iceland

SEPTEMBER 2017 – MedPlant final Supervisory Board meeting, Iceland

The board evaluated MedPlant, which has been a great success in supporting a new generation of young scientists in phylogenetic exploration of medicinal plant diversity. As the PhDs are rounding up and defending their thesis, the Supervisory Board developed an action plant for communicating the legacy of MedPlant, including joint papers, talks at non-academic partners,…

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FEB 2017 – MedPlant Conference in Bern coming up!

FEB 2017 – MedPlant Conference in Bern coming up!

An agenda for medicinal plants research for the future On the 6-7 Feb. 2017 MedPlant will host a conference in Bern. This will be the final network-wide event of MedPlant and a chance to experience the many exciting results, extend the Legacy of MedPlant and network with colleagues in the field.  Invited key-note speakers are: Prof. Michael…

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SEPT 2016 – Booklet for children just out

Irene Teixidor Toneu is a PhD student at the University of Reading (UK), fellow of the European MedPlant project “Phylogenetic exploration of medicinal plant diversity”. She trained as a biologist and ecologist at the University of Barcelona, and is currently exploring medicinal plant selection and knowledge transmission in Morocco. Her interests are twofold: she finds exploring…

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AUGUST 2015: MedPlant Midterm review – check √

AUGUST 2015: MedPlant Midterm review – check √

MedPlant had its Midterm meeting in Reading, UK, 3-11 August 2015 and the EU representative was very satisfied with the network and progress of the projects. In the following days there were also great discussions and networking during project reviews days, dissemination course and finally a tailor-made 3 day course for the fellows on bio-informatics….

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