Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
John Innes Centre
At PBE2018 Kirsten Bomblies will give a talk on: "Adaptive evolution of meiosis in Arabidopsis arenosa"
Susanne von Caemmerer
College of Medicine, Biology & Environment
Australian National University
At PBE2018 Susanne von Caemmerer will give a talk on: “Strategies for improving C4 photosynthesis“
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
At PBE2018 David M. Kramer will give a talk on: “Revealing photosynthetic regulatory paradigms using natural variations and massive field measurements”
State Key Laboratory of Plant Cell and chromosome Engineering
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
At PBE2018 Caixia Gao will give a talk on: “Genome editing with programmable nucleases in crop plants”
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
At PBE2018 Simona Radutoiu will give a talk on:"Lotus japonicus and rhizobia interactions; from simple to complex associations"
Genetic Improvements of Mediterranean and Tropical Plants
At PBE2018 Claire Lanaud will give a talk on:"Amazonia biodiversity, a source of fine cocoa flavour niches"
Rijk Zwaan Breeding B.V.
At PBE2018 Wim Soppe will give a talk on: “How do seeds prepare for their future?”
Massimo E. Maffei
Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology
University of Turin
At PBE2018 Massimo Maffei will give a talk on: “Production of high value natural plant products: from the laboratory bench to the drugstore shelf”
Department of Forest Resources
University of Minnesota
At PBE2018 Peter B. Reich will give a talk on: "Functional biodiversity and biogeochemistry: linking plant traits and processes in a globally changing environment"
At PBE2018 Wendy Harwood will give a talk on: "Genome Editing in Cereal and Brassica Crops – Progress and Prospects"
Department of Food and Environmental Sciences
University of Helsinki
At PBE2018 Fred Stoddard will give a talk on: “Faba bean: from gene to plate and back again”
Department of Bioscience
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
At PBE2018 Mart Tester will give a talk on: “Genetic characterization of salinity tolerance traits to increase salinity tolerance in crops”
Harro J. Bouwmeester
Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences
University of Amsterdam
At PBE2018 Harro Bouwmeester will give a talk on: “The role of plant host rhizosphere signalling in root microbiome recruitment”
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
University of Copenhagen
At PBE2018 Hans Thordal-Christensen will give a talk on: "A central role of multivesicular bodies in plant immunity"
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology
VIB life sciences research institute
At PBE2018 Alain Goossens will give a talk on: "The place to be for metabolic engineering : the ER"
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Cambridge
At PBE2018 Howard Griffiths will give a talk on: "Photosynthetic diversity: are we concentrating too much on carbon?"
Poul Erik Jensen
Department of Plant- and Environmental Sciences
University of Copenhagen
At PBE2018 Poul Erik Jensen will give a talk on: "Redirecting photosynthetic reducing power"
Jülich Plant Phenotyping Centre
Research Center Juelich
At PBE2018 Hendrik Poorter will give a talk on: "Global change and the questions for which we have no answer (yet)"
Mary Lou Guerinot
Department of Biological Sciences
At PBE2018 Mary Lou Guerinot will give a talk on: “Ionome to Genome: Tales of Gene Discovery”
Christian Sig Jensen
DLF Seed and Science
At PBE2018 Christian Sig Jensen will give a talk on: "Advanced phenotyping in a breeding setup"
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
At PBE2018 Rossana Henriques will give a talk on: "Oscillating long non-coding RNAs are novel regulators of circadian-mediated processes"
Centre for Plant Sciences
University of Leeds
At PBE2018 Wanda M. Waterworth will give a talk on: "Safeguarding genome integrity in germination and seed longevity"
Stig Uggerhøj Andersen
University of Aarhus
At PBE2018 Stig Uggerhøj andersen will give a talk on: "The genetic basis for Lotus japonicus cold adaptation and colonization of Japan"
Policy Session speakers
LUKE Natural Ressource Institute, Finland
At PBE2018 Alan Schulman will give a talk on: "Open Science – basis for science, innovation and our societies today and in future. How can plant scientists contribute?"
Member of Bioeconomy Panel of the European Commission
At PBE2018 Niels Gøtke will give a talk on: "Open Science – View on Open science and Open innovation. How can the Member States contribute? Giving examples from FACCE-JPI and SCAR"
Chairman of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Governing board
At PBE2018 Peter Olesen will give a talk on: "Openness and connectivity go hand in hand".
Member of Scientific Council of the European Research Council
At PBE2018 Nils Stenseth will give a talk on: "Open Science – how the ERC can contribute".
Senior expert in DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
At PBE2018 Annette Schneegans will give a talk on: "EU agricultural research: from open science to open innovation. Contributions from Horizon Europe (FP9) and the future Common Agricultural Policy".
Secretary General of COPA and COGECA, Belgium
At PBE2018 Pekka Pesonen will give a talk on: "Open Science and access to technologies and solutions – the importance of access to agricultural technologies and of building partnerships between scientists and farmers"
FESPB and EPSO Award speakers
Italian Society of Plant Biology, Italy
At PBE2018 Alberta Pinnola will give a talk on "A molecular switch for regulation of photosynthetic light use effeciency in mosses and green algae, named LHCSR"
José M. Torres-Ruiz
Sociedad Espanola de Fisiologia vegetal, Spain, and PIAF Research UNIT, Université Clermont Auvergne - INRA, France
At PBE2018 José M. Torres-Ruiz will give a talk on “Plant vulnerability to cavitation: recent advances and perspectives in one of the key mechanisms of vegetation shifts and forest decline”
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
At PBE2018 Andreas Carstensen will give a talk on "A new tool for sensitive detection of phosphorus deficiency in plants under field conditions"
The James Hutton Institute, United Kingdom
At PBE2018 Shumei Wang will give a talk on "The Delivery of Cytoplasmic Effector in P. infestans Mediated by Secreted Exosomes"