UCD Plant Biology Workshop 15 October 2014

 

‌‌‌Posted 27 July 2017

23 secondary school students from 10 schools in Dublin, Cavan, Meath, Kilkenny, Offaly, Wicklow and Fermanagh took part in a one day UCD Plant Biology Workshop on 15 October 2014 under the guidance of Dr Paul McCabe from the UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science.


Looking at a detailed view of the model species arabidopis under light microscope as part of the UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science Plant Biology Workshop.

"The research and teaching activity of plant biologists at UCD embraces everything from biotechnology, through whole organism biology to ecology, evolution and environment. This breadth of expertise was on display to visiting secondary school students at the recent Plant Biology Workshop" said Dr McCabe.

Looking at plant diseases caused by fungi with Dr Fiona Doohan.

"Students visited the new state-of-the-art plant growth room facilities along with the biotechnology laboratories at UCD Science Centre and saw first hand some of the world-class research that is currently being carried out by undergraduate and postgraduate students at UCD."

Students in the Plant Growth Room in the UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science.