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2024-05-15 The institute will hold the 3rd Ohara Summer Science Internship between August 27-30, 2024 in Kurashiki. Applications are accepted until June 7, 2024. For details click  here

The Okayama University Institute of Plant Science and Resources OPEN CAMPUS will be held on May-11, 2024. Details will be announced soon on the institute website
2023-05-23 The Plant Science Core Alliance website was opened.  Check it here!           



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).

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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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Institute events
The year 2024 Open Campus event was visited by 372 people! Check here! 

Mail Magazine (in Japanese/ENGLISH)
Volume 166   (2024-05-10) Japanese
Volume 165   (2024-04-12) Japanese
Volume 164   (2024-03-08) Japanese
Volume 163   (2024-02-09) Japanese
Volume 162   (2024-01-12) English

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 2024 applicants: 
Priority Research & Young Researcher:
December, 2023 (Closed now)
General Research:
January, 2024 (Closed now)