2024 International Conference on Molecular Plant Sciences (ICMPS2024)

2024 International Conference on Molecular Plant Sciences (ICMPS2024)

August 8-12, 2024  Shanghai, China

August 8-12, 2024  Shanghai, China

Tentative Program

August 9, Friday (Beijing time)
8:30-8:40 Opening Remarks  
Sheng Luan University of California, Berkeley, USA 
Bin Han Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, CAS, China
Session I: Genomics and Evolution (Nils Stein and Bin Han)
8:40-9:10 Kenneth M. Olsen Washington University in St. Louis, USA 
Adaptation through feralization: evolutionary genomics of weedy rice
9:10-9:40 Bin Han Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, CAS, China 
9:40-10:10 Sureshkumar Balasubramania Monash University, Australia 
A basic framework governing splice site choice in eukaryotes
10:10-10:40 Break and Group Photo
10:40-11:10 Xiaofeng Cao Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China 
11:10-11:40 Nils Stein Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Germany 
Barley and other cereal pangenomics/genebank genomics
11:40-12:10 Jianbing Yan Huazhong Agricultural University, China 
12:10-13:30 Lunch
Session II: Abiotic Stress (Chairs: Sheng Luan and Isabel Bäurle)
13:30-14:00 Ralph Bock Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany 
How the environment causes genetic changes in plants
14:00-14:30 Isabel Bäurle Universität Potsdam, Germany 
How plants remember a stressful day – a role for chromatin-based mechanisms
14:30-15:00 Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar University of California, Davis, USA 
15:00-15:30 Sheng Luan University of California, Berkeley, USA 
15:30-16:00 Break
Session III: Biotic Interactions (Chairs: Libo Shan and Harro Bouwmeester)
16:00-16:30 Xinnian Dong Duke University, USA 
16:30-17:00 Harro Bouwmeester University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Elucidating the communication between plants and the microbiome. More resilient crops for a sustainable agriculture
17:00-17:30 Libo Shan University of Michigan, USA 
17:30-18:00 Ertao Wang Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, CAS, China 

August 10, Saturday (Beijing time)
Session IV: Hormones and Development (Yonghong Wang and Ildoo Hwang)
8:30-9:00 Ji Hoon Ahn Korea University, South Korea 
SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE degradation complex in temperature-responsive flowering
9:00-9:30 Lijia Qu Peking University, China 
9:30-10:00 Ildoo Hwang Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea 
Cytokinin-mediated acquisition of phloem differentiation
10:10-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Lucia Strader Duke University, USA 
Plant activation domain identification
11:00-11:30 Zhenbiao Yang Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology, CAS, China 
11:30-12:00 Yonghong Wang Shandong Agricultural University, China 
Coordination of cytokinin and nitrogen by a new cytokinin transporter enhances rice grain yields
12:00-13:30 Lunch
Session V: Rising Stars in Plant Sciences (Chairs: Xiufang Xin and Alexander Jones)
13:30-13:55 Yang Bai Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China 
Interactions between root microbiome and crops
13:55-14:20 Rosa Lozano-Duran University of Tubingen, Germany 
The cell snatchers: Unravelling plant manipulation by geminiviruses
14:20-14:45 Yangnan Gu University of California Berkeley, USA 
Towards Understanding the Function of Plant Nuclear Membrane
14:45-15:10 Alexander Jones University of Cambridge, UK 
Single cell hormone dynamics for plant information processing
15:10-15:35 Pierre-Marc Delaux Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France 
Plant-microbe interactions at multiple evolutionary scales (Online)
15:35-16:05 Break
16:05-16:30 Edwige Moyroud University of Cambridge, UK 
16:30-16:55 Luning Liu University of Liverpool, UK 
From understanding the photosynthetic mechanisms towards enhancing plant growth
16:55-17:20 Xiufang Xin Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, CAS, China 
Understanding plant-water relations during pathogen infection
17:20-17:45 Shangwei Zhong 
Sensing light and temperature: insights into phytochrome B

August 11, Sunday (Beijing time)
Session VI: Photosynthesis and Metabolism (Chairs: Xiaoya Chen and Reuben Peters)
8:30-9:00 Dario Leister Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany 
Update on cyclic electron flow in photosynthesis: Actors, mechanisms, interdependencies
9:00-9:30 Lixin Zhang Henan University, China 
Structural and functional dynamics of photosynthetic protein complexes under changing conditions
9:30-10:00 Reuben Peters Iowa State University, USA 
From Ångstroms to Agriculture with Diterpenoid Natural Products
10:10-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Ian T. Baldwin Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany 
The raison d’etre of specialized metabolism of TCM plants
11:00-11:30 Xiaoya Chen Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, CAS, China 
11:30-12:00 Jie Luo Hainan University, China 
Exploring the diversity of plant metabolism: From single genes to gene clusters
12:00-13:30 Lunch
Session VII: Crop Biology (Chairs: Jian Feng Ma and Xiangdong Fu)
13:30-14:00 Xiangdong Fu Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China 
Targeted modulation of growth-metabolic coordination for a sustainable Green Revolution
14:00-14:30 Abdel Bendahmane INRAE, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, France 
TBD (Online)
14:30-15:00 Luigi Cattivelli CREA Research Centre for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Italy (On behalf of The International Durum Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium) 
Chromosome level assembly of durum wheat genome: advanced genomic resources to leverage tetraploid whet diversity (Online)
15:00-15:30 Jian Feng Ma Okayama University, Japan 
Cadmium accumulation in rice and barley: From molecular mechanisms to breeding
15:30-16:00 Jiayang Li Yazhouwan National Laboratory, China 
16:00-16:10 Concluding Remarks
Bin Han

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