Life Sciences Department
Its work seeks to gain a better understanding of how genomes (plants, microorganisms and pests) function and how living organisms interact for the benefit of agricultural production.
Characterising the dynamics and functioning of plant, pathogen and pest genomes relevant to climate change adaptation
Examining and promoting the genetic diversity of living organisms (plants, pathogens and pests), in accordance with new societal expectations
Understanding the interactions between living organisms within the agro-ecosystem, so as to make agricultural activities more sustainable
Biotechnological and molecular tools integrated and made available for agricultural production and societal expectations
Biodiversity and plant and forest improvement
Promoting biodiversity and creating new plant varieties in line with the expectations of producers and citizens in this part of the world