EPS Theme 1 Symposium 'Developmental Biology of Plants', 30 Januari 2018, ORION building, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen Campus, Wageningen, The Netherlands

EPS Theme 1 Symposium 'Developmental Biology of Plants'

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Organizers: Gerco Angenent and Remko Offringa
Date: January 30th, 2018
Venue: Lecture room C1040, ORION building (103), Wageningen Campus, Bronland 1, 6708 WH Wageningen, NL
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Registration (Deadline registration 21 January 2018): Attendance, coffee, tea and lunch is free, but registration is required, To register, please use the registration form (registration is closed)

 Programme: (final programme: see below or pdf file).


10.00 Invited speaker: Thomas Dresselhaus (University of Regensburg, Germany): “Fertilization mechanisms: a comparison of edicts and monocots“

10.35 Kitty Vijverberg (WU-Biosystematics): ”Laser Assisted Micro-dissection of Egg Apparatus from (A)Sexual Dandelions to resolve the Genetic Basis of Spontaneous Embryo Development (Parthenogenesis)”

11.00 Maritza van Dop (WU-Biochemistry): “Characterization of SOSEKI polar proteins"

11.25 COFFEE

11.55 Rufang Wang (WUR-Plant Developmental Systems/Molecular Biology): “CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis for understanding fruit ripening in tomato”

12.20 Defeng Shen (WU-Molecular Biology): “The Medicago noot1 mutant supports a common ancestor for the diverse nitrogen fixing root nodule symbioses in the N fixing clade”

12.45 LUNCH

13.30 Invited speaker: Teva Vernoux (ENS-Lyon, France): “Coordinating growth and patterning in space and time at the shoot apex”

14.05 Anna Deneer (WU-Systems and Synthetic Biology) “Pattern Formation and Cell Differentiation: Trichomes in Arabidopsis as a model system”

14.30 Kiki Spaninks: (LU-Plant Developmental Genetics) “Repression of primary root elongation by root-localized phytochromes”


15.25 Fengjiao Bu (WU-Molecular Biology): “Dissecting the symbiotic functioning of NFYA transcription factors in rhizobium nodule development”

15.50 Suraj Jamge (WUR-Plant Developmental Systems/Molecular Biology): “POUSHP a novel interactor of SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE and involved in flowering time control”

16.15 Nicole van ’t Wout Hofland (WU-Biochemistry): "The origin and evolution of vascular tissue regulators TMO5 and LHW”

16.40 Kasper van Gelderen (UU-Plant Photobiology): “HY5 regulates root response to shade”


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