Events

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Fact finding visits to other EU institutions to increase networking (MICROBECOL group)

Dr  Vera Raičevic , Professor (MICROBECOL group, ) visited  NRC-Nestle Research  Center, Lausanne, Switzerland, from 16 to 23 November. The aim of the visit was to disseminate results and expertise of MICROBECOL  team, as well as to reinforce the existing and establish new contacts in order to increase potential for future collaboration . WP1 activity, Fact Finding Visit.

Trainining in RAMAN microscopy

Danka Radic (MECROBECOL group), PhD student , completed the training in Raman microscopy. The training took place at the Institute for Physical Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (Germany), from 1th September to 28th November 2014, under the supervision of Dr. Petra Rösch. Aim of the training was to obtain basic knowledge and skills necessary for using Raman microscopy for the characterization of microorganisms, monitoring the effect of heavy metals on the growth of yeasts and classification of different species of yeasts from soils.

Trainining in RAMAN microscopy

JovanaVunduk (FOODBIOTECH group), PhD student and research assistant , completed the training in Raman microscopy. The training took place at the Institute for Physical Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (Germany), from 1th September to 28th November 2014, under the supervision of Dr. Petra Rösch.

Hosting EU experts

Seven AREA teams (PLANTPHYS, FRUITBREED, AQUACARP, PHYTOBAC, MICRODIAG, FOODBIOCEM and FOODTECH) invited experts of EU hosting institutions during the period from 1 to 7 June 2014, when The AREA international conference: “EU project collaborations - challenge for research improvement in agriculture“ was held at the Faculty of Agriculture.

Fact finding visits to other EU institutions to increase networking, FOODBIOCHEM group

From 5th until 14th October 2014 Professor Biljana Vucelić – Radović (FOODBIOCHEM group) visited Laboratory for Proteomics & Molecular Cell Dynamics, University College London, Great Britain. The aim of the visit was to present AREA Project activities with the aim to increase networking and opportunities for future collaboration. WP1 activity, Fact Finding Visit.

Fact finding visits to other EU institutions to increase networking, PHYTOBAC group

Dr Aleksa Obradović, Professor, visited CNR - Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection Via Amendola 165/A - 70126 BARI (ITALY) from 20th to 23th October 2014, and participated at the NTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE EUROPEAN OUTBREAK OF XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA IN OLIVE, in Gallipoli - Locorotondo, Italy. The aim of the visit was to disseminate results and expertise of PHYTOBAC team, as well as to reinforce the existing and establish new contacts in order to increase potential for future collaboration, especially within the call of H2020.

Training in DNA-based technologies

Dr Milan Ivanović, assistant professor, and Dr Nemanja Kuzmanović, research associate (PHYTOBAC team) have finished training in molecular-based techniques for routine analysis of bacterial brown rot and ring rot on potato. The training took place at Dutch General Inspection Service (NAK), from 15th August to 24th October under the supervision of Dr Jaap Janse, Dr Miriam Kooman, Dr Robert Vreeburg and Mr Robert Bollema.

Fact finding visits to other EU institutions to increase networking, FRUITBREED group

Dr Dragan Nikolić, Full Professor (FRUITBREED team) visited Rural, Agriculture and Food Institute of the Community of Madrid (IMIDRA), Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain, from 20 to 27 September 2014. The aim of visit was to inform researchers from IMIDRA Institute about AREA activity, aiming to increase AREA networking and finding partners for future collaboration. WP1 activity, Fact Finding Visit.

Training in DNA-based technologies

PhD student Ivana Petrovic (PLANTPHYS group) completed the training in DNA-based technologies. Training was organized at Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA), Avignon, France, from 10th May to 28th July 2014, under the supervision of Dr. Nadia Bertin i Dr Mathilde Causse. Aim of this training was to learn new skills and methods that can be applied in plant stress physiology and introducing to new approaches in plant stress physiology research, with special attention to genetic base of plant response to drought stress.

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