date September 11th-12th, 2014

Bristol-Heidelberg-Kyoto Symposium

Plant Sciences: Cell Signalling and Development

Venue: Life Sciences Seminar Room, Life Sciences Building, University of Bristol

 

Coordinators:

Antony Dodd, Bristol University

Marcus A. Koch,  Heidelberg University

Hiroshi Kudoh, Kyoto University

 

Presenters:

Keara Franklin, Bristol University

Jill Harrison, Bristol University

Alistair Hetherington, Bristol University

Donald Fraser, Bristol University

Karin Schumacher,  Heidelberg University

Minoru N. Tamura, Kyoto University

Akira Nagatani, Kyoto University

Tomoo Shimada, Kyoto University

Mari Kamitani, Kyoto University

 

08:30-09:00  Coffee Break

 

09:00 - 09:10

Dr Antony Dodd, Prof Hiroshi Kudoh

Opening comments

Chair: Prof Hiroshi Kudoh

09:10-09:40

Dr Keara Franklin

UV-B control of plant architecture
09:40-10:10

Prof. Akira Nagatani

Sptiotemporal regulation of the shade avoidance response
10:10-10:40

Dr. Jill Harrison

Evolution of plant body plans

10:40-11:10   Coffee Break

Chair: Dr Antony Dodd

11:10-11:40

Prof. Karin Schumacher

Live and in color - fluorescent nanosensors shed light on transport and trafficking in plants
11:40-12:10

Prof. Alistair Hetherington

Signal transduction in stomatal guard cells
12:10-12:40

Prof. Hiroshi Kudoh

Molecular phenology of gene expression and histone modifications

12:40-13:40   Lunch

 

Chair: Prof Karin Schumacher

13:40-14:10

Dr. Antony Dodd

Circadian regulation of chloroplasts
14:10-14:30

Mari Kamitani

Revealing virus diversity and host-virus interaction in wild plants using RNA-Seq
14:30-14:50

Donald Fraser

A trick of the light: Optimising the architecture of glasshouse grown herbs with targeted light treatments

14:50-15:10   Coffee Break

 

Chair: Dr Antony Dodd

15:10-15:40

Prof. Tomoo Shimada

Transport and accumulation of vacuolar storage proteins in plant seeds
15:40-16:10

Prof. Marcus Koch

The evolutionary history of a plant model family (Brassicaceae) / it is not all Arabidopsis and Brassica - building up resources and developing new model-systems.
16:10-16:40

Prof. Minoru Tamura

Systematic studies on Liliaceae s. l. and Botanical Gardens at Kyoto University
16:40-17:10

Short presentation from Prof. Simon Hiscock

Title to be confirmed

17:10-17:15   Closing comments

17:15-18:15   Reception in Life Sciences Skylounge for Plant Sciences session / Signing of Botanic Gardens Agreement

18:15-18:30  Transport to hotel in advance of dinner

19:30-           Dinner at M Shed (preceded by group photo)

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