Programme 2022

Monday 11 April 2022

9:00 Welcome Coffee/Tea

9:30 opening and welcome

9:35 – 12:40 Plenary session 1

09:35 – 10:20 Pingtao Ding, Leiden University
“Reinventing plant disease resistance: From a two-tiered system to the immune networks”

10:20 – 10:50 Kirsten ten Tusscher , UU  ”Decision making in plant root nutrient foraging”

10:50 – 11:20 Rob Schuurink UvA, “Specialized metabolism and defence: the perturbable plant?”

11:20 – 11:50 Break 

11:50 – 12:20 Keynote Saskia Hoogenhout, John Innes Centre, UK “Zombie plants: Modulation of host development and defence by phytoplasma effectors.”

12:20 – 12:45 Feedback Peer review

12:45 – 14:15 Lunch

14:15 -15:35 Parallel Session 1

15:35 – 16:05 Break

16:05 – 17:25 Parallel Session 2

17:30 – 19:00 PI/PhD/Postdoc-hour

19:00 – 21:00 Dinner and drinks

Tuesday 12 April 2022

08:30  Welcome Coffee/Tea

09:00 -10:45 Plenary Session 2

09:00 –  09:30 Michael Nodine, Wageningen University & Research,
“Small RNA Functions During Arabidopsis Embryogenesis”

09:30 – 10:00 Roeland Berendsen (UU), “Downy-mildew-associated microbiomes and their effects on plant health”

10:00 – 10:45 Keynote Bert De Rybel, VIB Ghent, Belgium
“Studying vascular development at single cell resolution”

10:45 – 11:15 Break

11:15-12:30 Parallel Session 3

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 -15:20 Parallel Session 4

15:20 – 15:50 Break 

16:00 – 16:45 Plenary Session 3

16:00 – 16:45 Keynote Sophien Kamoun , The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK, “Reflections of a restless plant pathologist”

16:45 – 17:00 Flash Talk Award & Closing remarks