RESEARCH AND SUPERVISION

Lines of Research

In this section, you will find all the lines of research on this PhD program and its thesis supervisors. You will also find the staff who can act as academic tutors. Your thesis must have a single tutor, who may or may not be the same person as the thesis supervisor. You can find detailed information on the functions and responsibilities of supervisors and tutors by clicking on the menu options Thesis supervision and Thesis tutoring.

01

Physiology of plants in adverse conditions

Thesis supervisors
  • Poschenrieder Wiens Carlota
  • Allué Creus, Josep
  • Gunsé Forcadell, Benet
  • Llugany Ollé, Mercè
  • Tolrà Pérez, Roser 

02

Systematic botany and phylogenetics of plants and fungi

Thesis supervisors
  • Saez Gonyalons, Llorenç
  • Santamaría del Campo, Sergi
  • Galvany Casals, Mercè
  • Guardia Valle, Laia

03

Plant Molecular Genetics

Line of research at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) that comprises a large number of research topics. A detailed description can be found on the centre's website: Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG)

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Thesis supervisors

Genomics and plant molecular biology

  • Puigdoménech Rosell,Pere
  • Riechmann, José Luís
  • Ludevid Múgica, Dolores

Metabolism and metabolic engineering of plants

  • David Caparros
  • Manuel Rodríguez Concepción
  • Carlos Vicient Sánchez

Biotic and abiotic stress responses of plants

  • Sansegundo de los Mozos, Blanca
  • Coca López, María
  • Lois Rojas,María
  • López Moya,Juan José
  • Martínez García, Jaime

Signal transduction and plant development

  • Casacubierta Suñer, Josep M.
  • Monte Collado, Elena
  • Mas Martínez, Paloma
  • Pelaz Herrero,Soraya
  • Suárez López,Paula

Line of research: Cell cycle control and signalling in plants

  • Espunya Prats, M. Carme

04

Crop genomics

CRAG. This line comprises several research topics. A detailed description can be found on the centre's website: Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG)

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Thesis supervisors

Prunus genomics

  • Arús Gorina, Pere
  • Aranzana Civit, M. José
  • Howad, Werner

Strawberry genomics

  • Monfort Vives, Amparo

Melon genomics

  • García Mas, Jordi
  • Martín Hernández, Montse
  • Pujol Abajo, Marta

In vitro culture

  • Dolçet Sanjuan, Ramón

05

Fungal biology and plant disease control

Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA), at Cabrils. This line of research comprises the following topics. See also the centre's website Cabrils

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Thesis supervisors

Biology and control of fungal diseases

  • Luque Font, Jordi

Biology of edible mycorrhizae and fungi

  • Pera Álvarez, Joan
  • Parladé Izquierdo, Xavier