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2020-03-25 Cancellation of many events including the 36th IPSR Symposium and 12th Plant Stress Symposium took place in the last month. The serious situation with the world-wide spread of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 disease has enormous negative impact on all human activities, including research. We sincerely hope that the virus situation will be contained in the near future! 

 Free registration for the 36th IPSR Symposium and 12th Plant Stress Symposium has opened. Venue: Kurashiki Geibunkan/ Ai-Theater. Date: 2-3th March, 2020. For details check the symposium homepage (Japanese).  

 New applications for Collaboration research with IPSR in 2020 opened on November-1-2019. For details check  institute homepage (Japanese). 

Important notice!
From April-1, 2019, please use our new address for access to PSSNet:
The Okayama University Institute of Plant Science and Resources belongs to Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science. It offers many opportunities for Master and Doctor students to develop their degrees in various areas of plant stress science and bioresources.
For more information about graduate school programs visit the Institute homepage related to student life at IPSR (English Japanese).

How to Join
PSSNet is an open network for everyone interested in plant stress biology. This network is organized by the Okayama University Institute of Plant Science and Resources located in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. PSSNet welcomes new members to register at any time.

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Any resercher, teacher, student or public person can join PSSNet for free. All members can use the PSSNet Mailing List and receive free monthly PSSNet Mail Magazine in their personal e-mail account.
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This year (2019) Open Campus event was visited by 471 people! Check here! 

Considering the safety of our visitors, next Open Campus has been postponed until autumn 2020. Check here again in August 2020 for more details!

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Collaboration at IPSR
The recruitment for Joint Usage/Research Center collaboration projects is open every year. For details please check the institute homepage (Japanese). For non-Japanese speakers, contact us via Consultation Window.

Important Dates for 2020 applicants: 
Priority Research & Young Researcher:
December-13, 2019 (Closed now)
General Research:
January-10, 2020 (Closed now)