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The Coordination of Development

Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge (SLCU), Cambridge, UK

19-21 September, 2018

 

REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO MONDAY 16 JULY 2018 (GMT)

ABSTRACTS ALSO DUE ON 16 JULY 2018 (GMT)

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Programme

Venue: Auditorium, Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU), University of Cambridge, 47 Bateman Street, Cambridge, UK, CB2 1LR [more about SLCU]

 

Wednesday 19 September

17:30 - 19:00 Informal evening reception at SLCU

 

Thursday 20 September

Coordinating shoots and roots

08:45 - 09:00   Arrivals and registration

09:00 - 09:45  Thermomorphogenesis regulation by the PIF-BES1/BZR1 transcription module, Salome Prat, Department of Plant Molecular Genetics, Centro Nacional de Biotechnologia

09:45 - 10:15  Quantitative and qualitative tuning of cytokinin actions for plant growth optimisation, Hitoshi Sakakibara, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Studies, Nagoya University

10:15 - 10:30   Talk selected from abstracts

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break

11:00 - 11:30   Long-distance transport of gibberellins in plants, Patrick Achard, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes

11:30  -12:00   Gene regulatory networks controlling growth and quiescence inside axillary buds, Pilar Cubas, Department of Plant Molecular Genetics, Centro Nacional de Biotechnologia

12:00 - 12:15   Talk selected from abstracts

12:15 - 12:30   Talk selected from abstracts

12:30 - 14:00   Lunch

 

Coordinating through metabolism

14:00 - 14:30   Growing in the darkAlison Smith, Department of Metabolic Biology, John Innes Centre

14:30 - 15:00  Is trehalose-6-phosphate a key regulator of carbon utilization and partitioning? Mark Lagrimini, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California

15:00 - 15:15   Talk selected from abstracts

15:15 - 15:30   Talk selected from abstracts

15:30 - 16:00   Coffee break

 

Coordination conduits

16:00 - 16:30  Coordination between the vascular supply and stomatal demand for water in leaves, Tim Brodribb, School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania

16:30 - 17:00  Adaptive radiations and novel traits: co-ordination of
xylem structure and function through deep time,
Jarmila Pittermann, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department, UC Santa Cruz

17:00 - 17:30   6 Flash talks   

17:30 - 20:00   Dinner and poster session 1

 

Friday 21 September

Mobile signals

09:00 - 09:30   Coordinating long-range stress signaling in Arabidopsis, Simon Gilroy, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison

09:30 - 10:00   Green telecommunication, Richard Morris, Computational and Systems Biology, John Innes Centre

10:00 - 10:15   Talk selected from abstracts

10:15 - 10:30   Talk selected from abstracts

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break

 

Coordinating locally

11:00 - 11:30   Kim Gallagher, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

11:30  -12:00  How variable cells make reproducible organs, Adrienne Roeder, The Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Cornell University

12:00 - 12:30   6 Flash talks

12:30 - 15:30   Lunch and poster session 2

 

Coordinating roots and shoots

15:30 - 16:00  Regulatory network behind systemic nitrogen signalling in Arabidopsis, Sandrine Ruffel, Plant Integrative Biology Institute, INRA

16:00 - 16:30   Gravity and the shaping of plant form: growth
angle control in root and shoot branches,
Stefan Kepinski, Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds

16:30 - 17:00   Coffee break

17:00 - 17:45   Long-distance peptide signaling mediating systemic regulation of nitrogen acquisition, Yoshikatsu Matsubayashi, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

17:45 - 20:00   BBQ/social event