29th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR 2018)

Date: 25-Jun-18 to 29-Jun-18
Location: Finland
The ICAR conference is centered on all aspects of modern plant biology using thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) as a model system. The conference regularly brings together over 800 scientists from all corners of the world for five days to discuss all aspects of molecular plant science from research on plant growth and development to improving plant tolerance to adverse environmental conditions. ICAR has so far has not been organized in northern Europe. Thus, bringing ICAR2018 to Turku in Finland will be a premiere for the Nordic Countries. Finland traditionally has strong molecular plant biology with teams in Helsinki concentrating on plant development and plant responses to the environment, Oulu focusing on population studies, while Turku is leading in research on photosynthesis. The ...

37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society

Date: 06-Sep-18 to 08-Sep-18
Location: Helsinki / Finland
It is a great honour to host and organise the 37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society, which for the first time will take place in Helsinki, Finland on 6-8th September 2018. The conference will be held in the white marble and granit faced Finlandia Hall, an iconic building and a masterpiece created by our world famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The congress venue is situated beautifully in a park near the sea in the centre of Helsinki, in the vicinity of several hotels. Helsinki, which was established in 1550, is today a modern and urban city offering both historical experiences, as well as novel architectural surroundings. Situated close by the sea the nature is always present both on water and land. The Helsinki region offers many possibilities for ...