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PhD Defence

The Chara plasma membrane system: an ancestral model for plasma membrane transport in plant cells

Wednesday 9 May 2018
Academy Building
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden


  • Prof. A. van Duijn

Short description

Chara species, one of the closet relatives of land plants, were used for the investigations aiming to support the building and testing of a Chara based model system for the study of evolution of membrane transport and plant hormone signaling as well as and basic biological principles.


PhD defences are free; you do not have to register.

PhD dissertations

PhD dissertations by Leiden PhD students are available digitally after the defence through the Leiden Repository, that offers free access to these PhD dissertations. Please note that in some cases a dissertation may be under embargo temporarily and access to its full-text version will only be granted later.

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Maarten Muns, Scientific Communications Adviser, Leiden University
+31 71 527 3282

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