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Annual EPS Theme 4 symposium "Genome Biology"2018-10-01T14:26:19+01:00

EPS Theme 4 symposium “Genome Biology”

Registration closed on 1 December.

Date: 13 December 2019, 09:30 – 17:00 (drinks afterwards)
Venue: Room C0213, Forum building 102, Wageningen Campus
Organizers: Maike Stam & Eric Schranz

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All EPS members with an interest in Genome Biology are hereby kindly invited to join the EPS Theme 4 Symposium on the 13th of December in Wageningen.
This symposium gives EPS theme 4 members the opportunity to present and discuss their own work, especially the young scientists (PhD candidates & postdocs).

Attendance, coffee/tea, lunch and drinks are free for those who registered. The maximum amount of participants has been reached and the registration is closed.


09:30    Arrival & coffee

10:05    Opening

10:05    Levi Yant – Evolutionary Genomics, University of Nottingham, England
“The whisper of the Wild Brassicaceae: what they teach us about the molecular basis of adaptation to polyploidy via population genomics”

10:50    Peng Wang – Molecular Biology, WUR
“A nuclear-targeted effector of Rhizophagus irregularis supresses host defense gene expression by interfering with H2B ubiquitination”

11:15    Corentin Clot – Plant Breeding, WUR
“The origin and widespread occurrence of Sli based self-compatibility in potato”

11:50    Thalia Luden – Plant Developmental Genetics, LU
“REJUVENATOR: the potential of regulating plant longevity”

12:10    Lunch in Grand Café on ground floor (Forum)

13.10    Chang Liu – Center for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tübingen, Germany
“Three-dimensional chromatin structure shapes plant transcription factor activities”

14:00    Michelle van der Gragt – Plant Physiology, UvA
“The small RNA landscape of tomato trichomes”

14:25    Merijn Kerstens – Molecular Biology, WUR
“Phylogenomic analysis of the APETALA2 transcription factor subfamily across angiosperms”

14:45    Coffee/tea

15:15    Bing Bai – Plant Physiology, WUR
“SeedTransNet-a network for the identification and validation of novel translational regulator in seeds”

15:40    Floris Breman – Biosystematics, WUR
“Cytonuclear incompatibility and speciation in Pelargonium section Ciconium”

16:05    Roven Rommel Fuentes – Bioinformatics, WUR
“Meiotic recombination profiling using pollen gametes”

16:30    Raúl Wijfjes – Bioinformatics, WUR
“Think globally, act locally: identifying the genetics of adaptation using Dutch A. thaliana”

16:55    Closing words

17:00    Drinks

Friday, December 13, 2019
09:30 - 18:00
WUR – Forum building
Droevendaalsesteeg 2, Wageningen