EPS Theme 3 Symposium 'Metabolism and Adaptation', d.d. 13 March 2018, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands 

EPS Theme 3 Symposium 'Metabolism and Adaptation'

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Organizers: Leonie Bentsink, Christa Testerink and Ivo Rieu

Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018
Venue: Lecture room C2030, ORION building (103), Bronland 1, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Registration (closed)Attendance, coffee, tea and lunch is free, but registration is required. To register, use the online registration form (registration is closed)

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Chair: Leónie Bentsink

10.00 Invited speaker: Karin Schumacher (Centre for Organismal Studies, Universität Heidelberg): Vacuolar proton-pumps - two is company, three is a crowd

10.45 Hans van Veen (Ecophysiology, Utrecht University): Flooding & oxygen stress

11.10 COFFEE

11.35 Pamela Strazzer (Swammerdam Institute of Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam): Flower color genes that make fruit sour

12.00 Stuart Jansma (Molecular Plant Physiology, Radboud University, Nijmegen): Reproduction in the heat: a role for plant hormones?

12.25 LUNCH

Chair: Ivo Rieu

13.15 Invited speaker: Teresa Fitzpatrick (Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva): Vitamin B as cogs of plant metabolism

14.00 Scott Hayes (Ecophysiology, Utrecht University): Shade avoidance suppression by salinity stress

14.25 Bing Bai (Plant Physiology, Wageningen University): Translational regulation of Arabidopsis seed germination and dormancy


15.15 Ayodeji Deolu-Ajayi (Plant Physiology, Wageningen University): Deciphering Halotropism: interacting signalling pathways in salt-stressed roots

15.40 Titis Wardhani (Molecular Biology, Wageningen University): Cytokinin histidine receptor kinases control secondary growth and rhizobium infection in the tropical Cannabaceae tree Parasponia

16.05 Lina Maria Bayona (Natural Products Laboratory, Leiden University): Biotic and abiotic effects on marine sponge metabolome unveiled by diverse metabolomics tools




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