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2020-11-13 Registration is now open for the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists (JSPP) in Matsue. This meeting will be held online from 14th to 16th March, 2021.
Registration for presenters:
December 3, 2020
Registration for partcipation (without presentation):
February 8, 2021
For details and registration visit here

2020-11-02 The Institute of Plant Science and Resources (IPSR) opened the applications for the FY2021 collaboration projects supported by MEXT Joint Usage/Research Center. Possible themes cover development of stress tolerant plants, next generation crops, and others. Details about conditions for application are available in Japanese from this IPSR website.

2020-09-11 Applications for IPSR International web-Forum 2020 “Genetic resources and plant science” are possible.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 
Time: JST 13:00 - 17:00 
Limited to the first 100 applicants.
For details & posters visit here

2019-03-11 Important notice!
From April-1, 2019, we changed 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.

(Japanese version)
Register as Member
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.
Get free member account here
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Institute events
The 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 spring 2021. Check here again in March 2021 for more details!

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

Important Dates for 2021 applicants: 
Priority Research & Young Researcher:
December-11, 2020 (Closed)
General Research:
January-12, 2021 (Opened now)