Breakthroughs in Plant Sciences

PSC Symposium 5 December 2018

Alexandros Sotiropoulos, UZH

Venue: ETH Auditorium Maximum HG F30, Rämistr 101, Zurich

This conference will present major advances in plant science research.

Participants are encouraged to present their own work during the poster session.

Program

Session Speaker Presentation title
Opening
9:00
Prof. Beat Keller
University of Zurich and Plant Science Center
Highlighting the achievements of the PSC in the past 20 years
SESSION I: Plant signaling and development
9:30
Prof. Cyril Zipfel
University of Zurich
Plant Health and Symbiotic Interactions
Prof. Daphne Goring
University of Toronto
tba
Prof. Mark Estelle
U California, San Diego
tba
Coffee Break and Poster Session
11:00
SESSION II: Plant ecology and evolution
11:30
Prof. Detlef Weigel
MPI Tübingen
tba
Prof. Ansgar Kahmen
University of Basel
tba
Prof. Elena Conti
University of Zurich
tba
Lunch and Poster Session
13:00
SESSION III: Innovations for plant improvement
14:30
Prof. Mark Aarts
Wageningen University
tba
Prof. Luca Comai
U California Davis
tba
Prof. Caixa Gao
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS
tba
16:00

Keynote lecture

Susanne Brink
Editor of J Trends in Plant Sciences

Global perspective on the importance of plant science research
Poster awards and concluding remarks
16:30
Prof. Sam Zeeman
ETH Zurich, Head of PSC
Apéro at BQM Zurich
17:00 onwards