PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Please note that the program is subjected to change

November 7th

13:30 – 15:00 Registration 15:00 – 15:15 Welcome Address – Małgorzata Jędryczka, IPG PAS, Poznań, PL 15:15 – 15:45 Plenary Lecture – Integrative approaches to study Plasmodiophora brassicae disease in plants – Robert Malinowski, IPG PAS, Poznań, PL 15:45 – 16:15 Coffee break 16:15 – 17:45 Integrative Approaches to Study Complex Biological Systems (Chair: Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska) 16:15 – 16:45 Przemysław Wojtaszek, UAM, Poznań, PL:Integrative view on plant-robot bio-hybrid interactions 16:45 – 17:15 Dorota Kwiatkowska, US, Katowice, PL: Mechanical design of modified leaves: integrative approach to study of leaf function 17:15 – 17:45 to be announced 17:45 – 19:45 Reception and Poster Session

November 8th

9:00 – 10:15 Integrative Approaches to Study Complex Biological Systems (Chair: Paweł Kojs) 9:00 – 9:30 Gerrit Beemster, University of Antwerp, BE: How grass keeps growing: a predictive model of leaf growth regulation based on studies in Zea mays 9:30 – 10:00 to be announced 10:00 – 10:15 to be announced 10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break 10:45 – 12:15 New Dimension of Plant Pathogen Interactions (Chair: Robert Malinowski) 10:45 – 11:15 Janice Almeida Engler, INRA- Sophia Antipolis, FR: Plant cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors ofthe KRP family: a valuable tool to control phytopathogenic root-knot nematodes in crop species 11:15 – 11:45 Jacek Hennig, IBB PAN, Warsaw, PL: Extreme resistance of potato to PVY infection is mediated by a TIR-NB-LRR type of R protein 11:45 – 12:15 Magdalena Krzymowska, IBB PAN, Warsaw, PL: HOPBF1, a TYPE III effector from Pseudomonas syringae, a novel kinase and its old substrate 12:15 – 12:30 Group Photo 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch 13:30 – 15:00 Plant Pathogen Interactions (Chair: Małgorzata Jędryczka) 13:30 – 14:00 Jutta Ludwig-Müller, University Dresden, DE: Modulation of host defense responses by the clubroot pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae and possible control mechanisms 14:00 – 14:30 Marcin Filipecki, WULS, Warsaw, PL: The role of autophagyand PDC in nematode-induced syncytium formation 14:30 – 14:45 to be announced 14:45 – 15:00 to be announced 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break 15:30 – 16:40 Plant Production (Chair: Barbara Naganowska) 15:30 – 16:00 Diego Rubiales, CSIC, Córdoba, ES: Legume breeding for pest and disease resistance 16:00 – 16:20 Paweł Krajewski, IPG PAS, Poznań, PL: In search of biomarkers and the ideotype of barley tolerant to water scarcity 16:20 – 16:40 Monika Rakoczy-Trojanowska WULS, Warsaw, PL: Genetic and environmental determinants regulating benzoxazinoid biosynthesis in rye (Secale cereale L.) - facts and myths. 16:40 – 17:00 Coffee break 17:00 – 18:10 Plant Production (Chair: Jacek Oleksyn) 17:00 – 17:30 Alma Ballestrazzi, University of Pavia, IT: The DNA damage response in the context of seed germination: lesson from the model legume Medicago truncatula. 17:30 – 17:50 Isbel Allona, University of Madrid, ES: Circadian control of phenology in trees 17:50 – 18:10 Jorge Paiva, IPG PAS: Purplewalls - unraveling genome expression (de) regulation to modulate wood formation in Salix purpurea: an integrative approach 18:30 – Conference Dinner

November 9th

9:00 – 10:15 Plant Biotechnology (Chair: Tomasz Twardowski) 9:00 – 9:30 Ludger Beerhues, University of Braunschweig, DE: Hypericum biotechnology 9:30 – 10:00 Jan J. Rybczyński: Morphogenetic potential of ferns expressed in tissue culture conditions 10:00 – 10:15 to be announced 10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break 10:45 – 12:00 Plant Biotechnology (Chair: Tomasz Pniewski) 10:45 – 11:15 Robert Verpoorte, Leiden University, NL: The 4 dimensions of plant secondary metabolism 11:15 – 11:45 Franklin Gregory, IPG PAS, Poznań, PL: Plant recalcitrance against Agrobacterium - mediated transformation 11:45 – 12:00 to be announced 12:00 – 12:30 Conference Summary (best poster award) and farewell snack