1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
New Tools to Boost Plant Immunity
Hee-Kyung Ahn (The Sainsbury Laboratory, United Kingdom)
3:45 pm - 3:50 pm
Introduction by Discussion Leader
3:50 pm - 4:05 pm
Dorota Kawa (University of California, Davis, United States) "Microbe-Induced Barriers to Striga Parasitism in Sorghum Roots"
4:05 pm - 4:10 pm
4:10 pm - 4:25 pm
Jiorgos Kourelis (The Sainsbury Laboratory, United Kingdom) "Bioengineering NLR Immune Receptors with Non-canonical Integrated Domains"
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Elucidating Abiotic Stress Survival Mechanisms
Trevor Nolan (Duke University, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Marie Keith (University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States) "Investigating the Molecular Mechanism that Modulates Root Oscillatory Growth in
7:50 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Prashanth Ramachandran (Stanford University, United States) "Discovering How Evolutionary Innovations in Growth Regulation Contribute to Plant Stress Tolerance"
8:20 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Sarah Stainbrook (Washington University in St Louis, United States) "Rubisco Activase as a Thermal Sensor and Fuse"
8:50 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Bernard Abakah (East Tennessee State University, United States) "Non–Destructive Imaging of Phytosulfokine Trafficking Using a Fiber–Optic Fluorescence Microscope"
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
New Model Systems and Key Regulators
Christopher Dundas (Stanford University, United States)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Thomas Davies (Dalhousie University, Canada) "Harvesting Causal Alleles: Pool-seq GWAS of Ripening, Softening and Phenolics in Apples"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Charles Roussin-Leveillee (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada) "Before the Flood: Strategies Used by Microbial Pathogens to Induce an Aqueous Apoplast and Ways to Prevent It"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Jie Zhu (University of California, Davis, United States) "Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Plant Response to Pathogen Infection at Single-cell Resolution"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Wiebke Halpape (University of Bielefeld, Germany) "
Marchantia polymorpha var. BoGa as a Liverwort Model"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Christian Montes Serey (Iowa State University, United States) "Integration of Multi-omics Data Reveals Interplay Between Brassinosteroid and TORC Signaling in Arabidopsis"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Career Opportunities in Molecular Plant Biology
Jennifer Brophy (Stanford University, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Career Opportunities in Molecular Plant Biology
Aman Husbands (University of Pennsylvania, United States)
Christopher Surridge (Nature Plants, United Kingdom)
Mariano Alvarez (Avalo, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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