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Lecture prof. Guy Smagghe on January 12 at 10.30 in the Oval Room

Dear All,

I cordially invite you to the lecture of prof. Guy Smagghe from the Department of Crop Protection at Ghent University on " RNAi as a new tool in modern agriculture." The lecture will take place on January 12 at 10.30 in the Oval Room at our Faculty. This is another lecture organized as part of the AMU Invited Lectures Series In Current Approaches in Eco-Physiology.

Prof. Guy Smagghe is a leader of research group, which is one of the world's leading centers for fundamental and applied aspects of insect science. In his multidisciplinary research, he combines physiology and modern biotechnological techniques, such as RNAi, to better understand the mechanisms of life, development and survival of insects, as well as the interplay between plants and insects. Prof. Smaghhe is the co-author of over 800 articles published in international journals, 17 book chapters and 2 textbooks. His papers have been cited over 35,000 times. (H=80).

Małgorzata Słocińska

Department of Animal Physiology and Developmental Biology