PhD student Kees Buhrman
'The Green Life Sciences track appealed to me, because it allowed me to learn about the intricate molecular mechanisms which underly the development and functioning of plants.'
PhD student Peter van Dam
'We have new greenhouses in which we can control the climate and the light conditions in many independent units. In the photo above, cucumber plants are infected with the pathogenic fungus Fusarium oxysporum. This fungus has a mobile chromosome with virulence genes, which makes it interesting research objects.'
The educational Master's programme in Biological Sciences strongly relies on the expertise of researchers from a range of research institutes, both within and outside the University of Amsterdam.
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