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IPG 2019, Abiotc and Biotic Stress Signaling, May 29 - June 30, 2019 University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

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The symposium will be held in the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri. Registration and all presentations will be in Monsanto Auditorium (ground floor). The poster sessions, networking reception, continental breakfasts, meals, and coffee breaks will be in McQuinn Atrium (first floor).

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
6:00 PM
Opening Reception
The Roof at the Broadway Hotel, 1111 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201
Wednesday May 29, 2019
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM-4:30 PM
Poster Set-Up
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Opening Keynote
8:45 AM The 4th Dimension of Transcriptional Networks: TIME
Gloria Coruzzi, New York University
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Session One
9:30 AM Extracellular Vesicles as Key Mediators of Plant-Microbe Interactions
Roger Innes, Indian University
10:00 AM Manipulation of Susceptibility Hubs in Arabidopsis by Pseudomonas syringa
Karl Schreiber, University of California, Berkeley
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Session One (continued)
10:45 AM Calcium Links Different Layers of Iron Deficiency Response Regulation
Petra Bauer, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Germany
11:15 AM Seeing the Invisible - Perception and Signalling of UV-B in Plants
Roman Ulm, University of Geneva, Switzerland
11:45 AM Plant Actively Nurtures Microbiota Diversity Through Quelling Microbial Infighting
Tao Chen, Michigan State University

12:00 PM The Role of Plant Innate Immunity in the Legume-Rhizobial Symbiosis
Yangrong Cao, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
12:30 PM Protein phosphatase Highly ABA-Induced1 (HAI1) Functions in Growth Regulation and Alternative Splicing During Drought Stress
Paul Verslues, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Session Two
2:15 PM Regulatory Mechanisms of Pathogen-Mediated Cellular Stress Signaling in Arabidopsis
Karolina M. Mukhtar, University of Alabama, Birmingham
2:45 PM The Role of Mitochondria in the Response of Plants to Abiotic Stress
Minsoo Kim, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
3:00 PM Liberation of Water and Nutrients from Living Leaf Cells by a Bacterial Pathogen of Maize
David Mackey, Ohio State University
3:30 PM Phosphorylation-Regulated Freezing Tolerance in Arabidopsis
Shuhua Yang, China Agricultural University, China
4:00 PM The Genome of the Desiccation Tolerant Moss Syntrichia caninervis and its Response to Abiotic Stress
Anderson Tadeu Silva, University of Missouri
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Speed Posters
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Reception/Poster Session
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Evening Keynote
6:30 PM The Pivotal Role of Plant Biology in a Rapidly Changing World
Dirk Inze, VIB-U Gent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Belgium
Thursday May 30, 2019
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Opening Keynote
8:30 AM FERONIA and the Regulation of Receptor Kinase-Mediated Signaling
Cyril Zipfel, University of Zurich, Switzerland
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Session Three
9:15 AM Heritable Resistance to Stewart's Wilt in Maize is Associated with an Enhanced Vascular Defense Response
Laurie Smith, University of California, San Diego

9:45 AM Intracellular Communication of Abiotic Stress: Retrograde Signaling Across Evolutionary Scales
Barry Pogson, Australian National University, Australia
10:15 AM Deciphering Roles of Dynamin-Related Protein Network Components in Plant Immunity and Development
Gayani Ekanayake, University of Missouri
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00AM - 12:30 PM
Session Three
11:00 AM Secondary Small RNAs Execute Host-Induced Gene Silencing in Arabidopsis
Wenbo Ma, University of California, Riverside
11:30 AM Sequence, Assembly and Annotation of Bayer Crop Science’s Maize Inbred Line LH244; a New Resource for Maize Genetics and Transformation
Tom Slewinski, Bayer Corporation

11:45 AM Signaling During Soybean Nodulation: Role of Receptor-Like Kinases and Heterotrimeric G-Proteins
Sona Pandey, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

12:15 PM Establishing the Roles and Interactions of E3L1 and MKP1 in Pattern-Triggered Immunity
Jared Ellingsen
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
(on your own)
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Session Four
2:30 PM Those Central Proteins: TCPs at the Cross-Roads of Hormone-Controlled Stress Responses
Walter Gassmann, University of Missouri
3:00 PM Glycated Peptides Can Trigger Stress Signalling and Cell Death Responses in Plants
Ulrike Bechtold, University of Essex, UK
3:30 PM Iron Availability Within the Phloem Determines the Magnitude of Iron Deficiency Responses in Arabidopsis
Nga Nguyen, University of Missouri
3:45 PM Regulation of Plant Nutrient Homeostasis by a Calcium Signaling Network
Sheng Luan, University of California, Berkeley
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Speed Posters
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Poster Session
(light refreshments)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Student/PostDoc/Speaker Dinner
Friday May 31, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Opening Keynote
8:30 AM Do Plants Feel Pain? Wound Signaling in Arabidopsis
Simon Gilroy, University of Wisconsin

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Five
9:15 AM A MAPK Cascade Integrates Plant Developmental and Stress Signaling Pathways to Control Casparian Strip Formation
Shuqun Zhang, University of Missouri
9:45 AM Rapid Phosphorylation of RIN4, a Link Between Symbiotic and Immune Signaling?
Katalin Toth, University of Missouri
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00
Session Five
10:30 AM Identification of Transcription Factors that Regulate Autophagy During Environmental Stress
Diane Bassham, Iowa State University
11:00 AM Beneficial Plant-Microbe Interactions: A Possible One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Improving Plant Tolerance to Both Biotic and Abiotic Stress
Marshall Keyster, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

11:30 AM Pollen Fertility and the Role of ROS and Redox Homeostasis in Heat Stress Tolerance
Gad Miller, Bar Ilan University, Israel
12:00 PM
Meeting Adjourn
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