Author / Respondent: Msc Veera Tuovinen
External reviewer / Opponent: Professor Elisabeth Arnold, School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, USA
Time: 2017-03-24 09:00
Location: Sal L
Veera Tuovinen defends her thesis "Hidden complexity of lichen symbiosis – insights into functionality, reproduction and composition".
Lichens are tremendously diverse physical outcomes of symbiotic relationships involving fungi, algae and bacteria. This thesis aims to give insight into the functionality, composition and reproduction of lichens from the fungal perspective.