iPlanta 2018 Poznań, Poland

 

DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 14TH, 2018

8:00 –Registration

9:00 Welcome – Satellite meeting: RNAi Research in Poland

9:15 Satellite meeting: RNAi Research in Poland

 

Chairman: Andrzej Pacak

AUTHORS ORAL Presentation
Szymon Swieżewski MAKING SENSE OF ANTISENSE 15 min
Robert Malinowski CHEMICALLY INDUCIBLE GENE SILENCING FOR PRECISE UNDERSTANDING OF PLANT DEVELOPMENT 15 min
Mateusz Bajczyk A ROLE OF CROSSTALK BETWEEN THE NEXT COMPLEX AND SERRATE IN DEGRADATION OF MIRNA PRECURSOR FRAGMENTS 15 min
Susheel Sagar Bhat m6A MARK AND ITS WRITER m6A MRNA ADENOSINE METHYLASE (MTA)  AFFECT miRNA BIOGENESIS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA 15 min

10:30 – Coffee Break and Poster Session

 11:00  Satellite meeting: RNAi Research in Poland

 

Chairman: Andrzej Pacak

AUTHORS ORAL Presentation
Paweł Sega GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF SMALL RNAS LEVEL CHANGES IN BARLEY ROOTS AND SHOOTS DURING PHOSPHATE STARVATION 15 min
Aleksandra Smoczyńska IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL BARLEY miRNAS AND THEIR TARGETS RESPONSIVE TO DROUGTH 15 min
Aleksandra Grabowska ARE BARLEY microRNA PRECURSORS FROM mIR444 FAMILY ASSOCIATED WITH RIBOSOMES? 15 min
Iwona Morkunas THE EFFECT OF LEAD AND A. PISUM ON EXPRESSION LEVELS OF PHENYLALANINE AMMONIALYASE AND CHALCONE SYNTHASE GENES IN PEA SEEDLINGS 15 min

11:30 Registration 2nd iPLANTA Conference

12:30 Lunch 

 13:30 Opening 2nd iPLANTA Conference

 14:00 International Invited Lecture

 

Chairman: Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska

ANDRZEJ WIERZBICKI MECHANISMS OF RNA-DIRECTED DNA METHYLATION 45 min

  

14:45 Open session 1 – RNAi Technology

 

Chairman: Michel Ravelonandro

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
Y.ZHAO, J.SUN, L.SWEVERS VIRAL-LIKE PARTICLES BASED ON CYTOPLASMIC POLYHEDROSIS VIRUS FOR DELIVERY OF DSRNA IN INSECTS 15 min
U. MANSKE, A. DIETZ-PFEILSTETTER COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT METHODS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RNA SILENCING IN PLANTS 15 min
W.ORCZYK, Y.YANUSHEVSKA, J. GROSZYK, W.M. KARŁOWSKI, A.ZIELEZIŃSKI, A. NADOLSKA-ORCZYK THE RNAi APPROACH TO STUDY BRASSINOSTEROID REGULATOR ENCODING GENES IN BARLEY 15 min
A.STEPIEN, T.GULANICZ, M.BAJCZYK, D. SMOLINSKI, Z.SZWEYKOWSKA-KULINSKA, A.JARMOLOWSKI THE ROLE OF THE U1 SNRNP PROTEIN, PRP40, IN PLANT MIRNA BIOGENESIS 15 min


15:45
-16:45 Coffee break 

16:15 Open session 2 – RNAi Technology


 

Chairman: Guy Smagghe

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
A. KOCH, L. HOEFLE, E. SECIC, S. ZANINI, K.H. KOGEL SMALL RNA EFFECTORS IN HIGS AND SIGS APPROACHES 30 min
A. NADOLSKA-ORCZYK, S. GASPARIS, W. ORCZYK EFFECTIVNESS OF THE ARTIFICIAL MICRORNA- AND SIRNA-BASED SPECIFIC GENE SILENCING OF AGRONOMICALLY IMPORTANT GENES, AND SI-RNA-MEDIATED IMPROVEMENT OF PRODUCTIVITY IN CEREALS 15 min
M.RAVELONANDRO, P. BRIARD, R. SCORZA THE Mi AND Mi-SiRNA APPROACH TO CONTROL PLUM POX VIRUS GENOME IN PLUMS 15 min
M. PETEK, K. Gruden TESTING THE ACTIVITY OF DOUBLE-STRANDED RNAS AGAINST COLORADO POTATO BEETLE 15 min
JR PARREIRA, P FEVEREIRO, SS ARAÚJO MODULATING SEED DEVELOPMENT IN COMMON BEAN (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS): AN APPROACH TO ENHANCE SEED QUALITY? 15 min

17:45 General Discussion

18:00 Poster Session + Cheese, wine and pierogi party

 

 


 

DAY 2 – THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15TH, 2018

9:00 Open session 3 – RNAi Technology  

Chairman: Wacław Orczyk

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
Y. Fei, T. Nyiko, A. Molnar DECIPHERING THE MOLECULAR POSTCODES IN EPIGENETIC GENE SILENCING 30 min
A.SULKOWSKA, A.AUBER, D.SILHAVY, J.KUFEL, I.WAWER NEW PROTEIN FACTORS INVOLVED IN PLANT NMD 15 min
INES WYRSCH, THOMAS BOLLER, MANFRED HEINLEIN, ANNETTE NIEHL PLAYERS AND MECHANISMS IN ANTIVIRAL PATTERN‐TRIGGERED IMMUNITY IN PLANTS 15 min
F. NEGRINI, M. CHATTERJEE, T. ZHANG, M.F. MAD ATARI, K. O’GRADY, B. MEZZETTI, E.BARALDI  AND K.FOLTA ASSESSING SILENCING EFFECTIVENESS AND SPECIFICITY AMONG RAPID ALKALINIZATION FACTOR (RALF) FAMILY GENES FOR Fragaria vesca RNAi PLANTS 15 min
E. KAFKAS, M. ZARIFIKHOSROSHAHI, H. TOPCU, M.A.GUNDESLİ, N. ÇOBAN, M.GUNEY, H. PAIZILA, H.KARCI, S.KEFAYATI, S. KAFKAS EXPRESSION OF CANDIDATE GENES RESPONSIBLE FOR BUD ABSCISSION IN PISTACHIO 15 min

10:30-11:00 Coffee break 

11:00 Open session – 4 RNAi Applications issues

Chairman: Hely Häggman

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
H.D. JONES, J. MARTINEZ-FORTUN, D.W. PHILLIPS SPEAKING UP FOR SILENCED GENES: CAUGHT IN THE CROSS TALK BETWEEN RNAI AND EDITING 30 min
A. ALBURQUERQUE, C. PETRI, L. FAIZE, L. BURGOS SILENCING OF AGROBACTERIUM TUMEFACIENS ONCOGENES WITH A SHORT-LENGTH SINGLE CHIMERICAL TRANSGENE INDUCES RESISTANCE TO CROWN GALL DISEASE IN PLUM BUT NOT IN APRICOT 15 min
P.P. SOSOI, M.C. ICHIM USE OF RNAI TOOLS TO INCREASE BARLEY’S RESISTANCE TO BIOTIC STRESS 15 min
G. RAKLEOVA, L. PETROVA, A. ATANASSOV, I. PANTCHEV RNA INTERFERENCE AND GENE EDITING – COMPLEMENTING OR MERGING IN ACTION 15 min

12:30 Discussion

Conference group photo

13:00 Lunch

14:00 International Invited Lecture

Chairman: Huw Jones

Qiang Cai, Lulu Qiao, Ming Wang, Baoye He, Arne Weiberg, Hailing Jin (University California, Riverside) CROSS KINGDOM RNAI AND SPRAY-INDUCED GENE SILENCING FOR CROP PROTECTION 45 min

14:45 Open session 5 – RNAi Applications

Chairman: Huw Jones

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
P. WIECZOREK, M. TAUBE, Z. SZWEYKOWSKA-KULIŃSKA, A. JARMOŁOWSKI, M. KOZAK SMALL-ANGLE X-RAY SCATTERING STUDY OF THE OLIGOMERIC STATE AND DIMER STRUCTURE OF THE SERRATE194-579 PROTEIN IN SOLUTION – A KEY PLAYER IN THE PROCESS OF miRNA BIOGENESIS IN ARABIDOPSIS 15 min
Jana Schuck, Selma Gago-Zachert, Marie Knoblich, Torsten Gursinsky and Sven-Erik Behrens IDENTIFICATION OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE SMALL RNAs FOR ANTIVIRAL PLANT PROTECTION 15 min
Lidia Jiménez, Delphine M. Pott, Elsa Martínez-Ferri, Alisdair Fernie, Jose G. Vallarino, Sonia Osorio THE BALANCE BETWEEN FUMARATE AND MALATE PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN PLANT DEVELOPMENT AND POSTHARVEST QUALITY IN TOMATO FRUIT. 15 min

15:30 -16:00 Coffee break

 16:00 Open session 6 – Biosafety issues

Chairman: Antje Dietz-Pfeilstetter

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
W.SCHENKEL THE CURRENT REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT FOR RNAI PLANTS IN THE EU 30 min
A. Gathmann CHALLENGES FOR THE AUTHORISATION OF SPRAYABLE RNAI BASED PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS 15 min
A. DIETZ-PFEILSTETTER, S. ARPAIA BIOSAFETY ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT RNAi APPLICATIONS: CASE STUDY OF INSECT RESISTANT MON 87411 MAIZE 15 min
O. Christiaens, S. Arpaia, I. Urru, K. Kostov, T. Djambazova, M. Reddy Joga, G. Smagghe and J. Sweet LITERATURE REVIEW OF BASELINE INFORMATION ON RNAi THAT COULD SUPPORT THE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF RNAi-BASED GM PLANTS 15 min
HARRY A. KUIPER, GIJS A. KLETER AND ESTHER J. KOK DESIGNING FOOD SAFETY ASSESSMENT APPROACHES FOR RNAI –MODIFIED PLANTS AND DERIVED PRODUCTS 15 min

 

17:45 Open session 7 STMS

Chairman: Jorge Paiva

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
TUMBAS ŠAPONJAC V., PETEK M., PAIVA J.A.P. ONE YEAR OF SHORT TERM SCIENTIFIC MISSION IN THE FRAME OF THE   COST ACTION 15223: DEVELOPING SYNERGIES, COMPETENCES AND SKILLS OM RNAI 15 min


18:00
General Discussion  and Closure 

18:30 Social Dinner

 

DAY 3- FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16TH, 2018

8:30 Open session 7 – SOCIO ECONOMIC IMPACT AND COMMUNICATION

Chairman: Dario Frisio and Hilde-Gunn Opsahl Sorteber

AUTHORS ORAL PRESENTATION
MATINA TSALAVOUTA STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND IMPACT: WHY AND HOW 30 min
K. GREENOP, E. FERRI AN EVENT TO UNITE EUROPEAN POLICY MAKERS ON THE VALUE OF RNA SILENCING 15 min
JOOST DESSEIN ‘THE GM-DEBATE IS NOT A GM-DEBATE. REFLECTIONS ON THE GM-DEBATE IN EUROPE FROM A SOCIAL SCIENCES PERSPECTIVE. 15 min
D.G. FRISIO, V. VENTURA EXPLORING THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF RNAi/NBTs APPLICATIONS IN PLANT THROUGH FIELD TRIALS DATA 15 min
L.CASELLA, P.CASTAGNO, E.A.MUSA, A.ATANASSI, C.MINOIA DESPITE NUMEROUS EFFORTS DONE IN THE LAST DECADES TO CONTROL RICE BLAST, THIS FUNGUS REMAINS THE BIGGEST ISSUE FOR EUROPEAN RICE CULTIVATION. COULD RNAI TECHNOLOGY BE A HOPE? 15 min
A.PASCALE FROM PINOCCHIO TO MASTERSCHEF. FROM HUNGER TO ABUNDANCE. THE HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN A FEW FAMILY PHOTOS 15 min

10:15 Discussion

10:45 Coffee Break

 

11:15 CLOSED SESSION- iPlanta MC meeting 

iPlanta MC meeting (only iPlanta MC members) to discuss future program and Communication strategy (WG leaders to present plans) including workshops, training schools, conferences. Discussion of STSMs.

 

14:00 Closure