PhD Winter school - Current challenges in agricultural ecosystems: the need for a multidisciplinary approach; Piacenza, Italy, 13-16 February 2017

School aims
The incoming edition of the Ph.D. winter school of the Italian Society of Agricultural Chemistry is to promote scientific knowledge in a friendly environment, bringing together Ph.D. students and young scientists.

The School will be featured in base lectures regarding agricultural ecosystems, sustainable production systems and environmental changes in agricultural ecosystems. A further session
will be devoted to new methods to study agricultural ecosystems, including -omic
Besides base lectures, the school will include practical sessions (metabolomics platform, rhizosphere experiments, high CO2 experiments).

Venue & costs
The school will be held at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Campus of Piacenza (

Information on costs and a detailed programme will be issued soon.