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Dept. Biology, Healthcare & Environment
Section of Plant Physiology
Facultat de Farmàcia, Av. Joan XXIII 27-31
08028 Barcelona, Spain


Plant-Environment Interactions

Rubén Alcázar Laboratory, University of Barcelona

We're interested in genetics of natural variation, population genetics and molecular biology. We want to know how climate change is shaping plant's resistance and tolerance traits under a combined multidisciplinary approach. Our lab undertakes a research approach that looks for the genetic and molecular basis of naturally occurring quantitative variation in biotic and abiotic stress responses, and how these interact with the environment (genotype-by-environment interactions). This multidisciplinary approach will allow a better understanding of the natural evolution of stress pathways in plants and efficient know-how transfer to practical applications.

For a more detailed view of our research, please have a look at our Research Projects and Scientific Publications sections. For general public information have a look at +info. Our university academic activities are summarized in Teaching activities.

News and Announcements e-Board

Announcement 28 Aug 2013
Deadline for submission to special issue on polyamines in Frontiers approaching (30 September)
Rubén Alcázar and Antonio F. Tiburcio, Guest Editors
Academic year 2013-14 Announcement
Offer Final Project work faculty students (Pharmacy UB, Dr.Rubén Alcázar, Unit of Plant Physiology): 
Bacteria perception in plants: the FLS2 receptor.
24, July 2013 News 
Rubén Alcázar editor of Advances in Botany Editorial Board 

Contact information

Facultat de Farmàcia - Universitat de Barcelona (UB)
Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal - Edifici A, 2a Planta
Avda Joan XXIII 27-31, 08028 Barcelona

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