EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
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Databases in the eLab containing genetic, genomic and ecological information about genes, genome sequences, and natural experimental plantations.

Intensive Study Sites - large scale ecosystem plots to be used for genotyping and phenotyping studies. Travel grants available!


GenTree Final Conference - register now!

The final conference showcasing the project results will take place at the University of Avignon, France from 27-31 January 2020.


Top ranking SLU Faculty of Forest Sciences offers 4 new Master programmes!

  • Management and Conservation of Fish and Wildlife Populations
  • Forest Ecology for Sustainable Managmement
  • Plant biology for Sustainable Production
  • Euroforester

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Two PhD opportunities!

One on Birch and the other on Harebell. Apply by 10 January!

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October newsletter

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Find out about new plans for EVOLTREE activities from 2019 to 2022, the presence of EVOLTREE at the IUFRO World Congress 2019, the GenTree Final Conference and more events, plus recent publications by network partner labs in our October 2019 newsletter

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Post-doc in Suberin biosynthesis and its role in adaption to waterlogging and drought in woody perennials
INRA, Bordeaux, France.
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The EVOLTREE Network

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EVOLTREE is a European Research Group of 27 partners in 18 European countries which maintains and provides the scientific community with research facilities, resources and training, aiming to:

  • improve understanding of forest ecosystem structures, dynamics and processes by linking genomics, genetics, ecology and evolutionary studies
  • promote the application of genetics and genomics in breeding and conservation activities, and in forestry operations
  • continuously develop initiatives and projects for long-term research.

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Funding Initiatives

Funding is available for EVOLTREE members: training expense reimbursement, conference grants and project grants


eLab Services

The eLab provides a search interface which can browse over all databases currently available within the EVOLTREE project.



Scientific events of interest to the EVOLTREE community are listed here. Conference grants are available to cover expenses



EVOLTREE organises different training courses on different topics. Financial support is available for participants from EVOLTREE partner organisations.