Doctoral education at the Department of Plant Protection

Last changed: 01 April 2021

We have a large selection of postgraduate courses within the field of Chemical Ecology, Chemical Analyses, Integrated Pest Management and Resistance Biology.

Read more about our postgraduate courses at LTV faculty Graduate Schools pages, or at SLUs Education pages

Upcoming PhD courses at the Department 2021

Analytical methods in chemical ecology

Time

Fall/Winter 2021, exact dates to be announced

Number of higher education credits

6.0 Credits

Entry requirements

The course is intended for PhD students in chemical ecology, analytical chemistry, ecology or related fields. Postdocs and M.Sc. students are also welcome.

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course, the students should:

  • Have a good practical knowledge of methods for sampling of organic compounds
  • Understand gas chromatography and liquid chromatography analytical techniques
  • Have a good practical knowledge how to choose methods, columns and detectors for chromatographic separations
  • Understand different methods for identification of organic compounds
  • Have a good practical knowledge how to identify and quantify organic compounds with GC-MS

Contact for application and further information 

Björn Bohman

GC-MS analysis of volatiles

Time

Fall/Winter 2021, exact dates to be announced

Number of higher education credits

3.0 Credits

Entry requirements

The course is intended for PhD students in chemical ecology, analytical chemistry, ecology or related fields.

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course, the students should:

  • Understand combined gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GC-MS)
  • Know how to prepare and handle samples of volatile substances
  • Know the possibilities and limitations of quantitative analysis with GC-MS

Contact for application and further information 

Björn Bohman

 

 

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