Plant Cell Biol-Keystone Meeting

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Wed Jun 1 12:11:59 EST 1994


                      A Keystone Symposium
      PLANT CELL BIOLOGY:  MECHANISMS, MOLECULAR MACHINERY,
                      SIGNALS, AND PATHWAYS
     Organizers:  Natasha V. Raikhel and Christopher J. Lamb
              January 7-13, 1995; Taos, New Mexico
Application/Abstract Deadline: September 7, 1994; Maximum Attendance: 300

Sat 1/7
     Registration
     Orientation
     Keynote Address
          Nam-Hai Chua, Rockefeller University
               "Phytochrome Phototransduction Pathways:
               Genetic and Biochemical Dissection"

Sun 1/8
     Breakfast
     CELL SURFACE/EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX
          RALPH QUATRANO * University of North Carolina
          JUNE NASRALLAH, Cornell University
               "Cell-cell Signaling in Pollination"
          TEH-HUI KAO, Pennsylvania State University
               "A Tale of Two Enzymes in Cell-Cell Recognition:
               S-Ribonuclease and Receptor Kinase"
     COFFEE BREAK
     CHRISTOPHER LAMB, Salk Institute
          "Cell Surface Oxidative Burst in Signaling and Defense"
     Poster Set Up
     Posters
     Social Hour
     CELL ADHESION, CYTOSKELETON, AND THE RECOGNITION PROCESS
          JUNE NASRALLAH * Cornell University
          RALPH QUATRANO, University of North Carolina
               "Cell Adhesion and the Cytoskeleton in Cell Polarity"
          COFFEE BREAK
          SHARON LONG, Stanford University
               "Rhizobium-Legume Signals and Recognition"
          KEITH ROBERTS, John Innes Institute
               "Plant Cell Surface and Cell Interactions"

Mon 1/9
     Breakfast
     PLASMODESMATA AND NUCLEAR PORES
          KEITH ROBERTS * John Innes Institute
          NATASHA RAIKHEL, Michigan State University
               "Plant Nuclear Targeting Machinery"
          SONDRA LAZAROWITZ, University of Illinois
               "Plant Virus Movement Proteins"
          COFFEE BREAK
          JAMES CARRINGTON, Texas A & M University
               "Posttranslational Events Involved in Nuclear Transport
               of Plant Viral Proteins"
     Poster Set Up
     Workshop:  TRANSPORT VESICLE:  INSIDE AND OUTSIDE
          DESH PAL VERMA * Ohio State University
               "Transport Vesicles:  Inside and Outside"
     Workshop: HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS AND MOLECULAR CHAPERONES
          ELIZABETH VIERLING, University of Arizona
               "Heat Shock Proteins in the Plant Cytoplasm
               and Chloroplasts"
     Posters
     Social Hour
     CELL DIVISION
          CHRISTOPHER LAMB * Salk Institute
          PETER DOERNER, Salk Institute
               "Cell Cycle Regulation during Meristem Initiation"
          COFFEE BREAK
          TON BISSELING, Wageningen Agricultural University
               "Re-activation of the Cell Cycle in Legume Root Cortical
               Cells by Rhizobium Lipo-Oligosaccharides"
          VENKATESAN SUNDARESAN, Cold Spring Harbor Labs
               "Control of Timing and Polarity of Cell Division"

Tue 1/10
     Breakfast
     MEMBRANE SIGNALING
          MAARTEN CHRISPEELS * University of California-San Diego
          JULIAN SCHROEDER, University of California-San Diego
               "Ion Channel Regulation During ABA-Mediated
               Stomatal Closing"
          SARAH ASSMANN, Pennsylvania State University
               "Secondary Message Regulation of Plant K+ Channels"
          COFFEE BREAK
          PETER HEPLER, University of Massachusetts
               "Calcium Gradients and Currents in Pollen
               Tube Growth"
          MICHAEL SUSSMAN, University of Wisconsin
               "Calmodulin Domain Protein Kinases With Putative
               Myristylation Sites"
     Poster Set Up
     Posters
     Social Hour
     THE TONOPLAST AND PLASMA MEMBRANE
          JULIAN SCHROEDER * University of California-San Diego
          WOLF FROMMER, Inst for Genbiol Forschung
               "Transporters for Nitrogenous Compounds and Carbohydrates
               at the Plasma Membrane"
          COFFEE BREAK
          MAARTEN CHRISPEELS, University of California-San Diego
               "Aquaporins: Water Channel Proteins in the
               Tonoplast and the Plasma Membrane"
          HEVEN SZE, University of Maryland
               "Structural & Functional Diversity of Endomembrane
               Vacuolar H+-Atlases"

Wed 1/11
     Breakfast
     THE ER
          NATASHA RAIKHEL, Michigan State University
          ALESSANDRO VITALE, Congiglio Nazionale Richerche
               "Quality Control in the Endoplasmic Reticulum"
          JRGEN DENECKE, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
               "The Family of ER Resident Proteins and Their
               Role in Protein Synthesis"
          COFFEE BREAK
          GAD GALILI, Weizmann Institute of Science
               "Assembly and Intracellular Transport of Wheat Storage
               Proteins: Signals and Suggested Mechanisms"
          CHRIS SOMERVILLE, Carnegie Institute of Washington
               "Secretion and Transfer of Lipids"
     PLASTIDS
          JOANNE CHORY, Salk Institute
               "Light and Intracellular Signalling Pathways
               Controlling Photoregulated Gene Expression"
          ANDREW STAEHELIN, University of Colorado
               "Control of Thylakoid Membrane Morphogenesis"
          COFFEE BREAK
          KENNETH KEEGSTRA, Michigan State University
               "Envelope Components of the Chloroplastic Protein
               Transport Apparatus"
          KENNETH CLINE, University of Florida
               "Multiple Precursor-Specific Pathways for
               Protein Transport into Thylakoids"
     Keynote Lecture
          RANDY SCHEKMAN, University of California-Berkeley
               "Genetic and Biochemical Dissection of the Secretory Pathway"
     Social Hour
     Banquet
     Possible Entertainment

Thur 1/12
     Breakfast
     CYTOPLASMIC REGULATORY MECHANISMS
          JOSEPH ECKER * University of Pennsylvania
          PAMELA GREEN, Michigan State University
               "RNA Degradation Machinery in Plants"
          MONA MEHDY, University of Texas
               "Regulation of a Protein which Binds to a
               Fungal Elicitor - Destabilized mRNA"
          COFFEE BREAK
          GLORIA CORUZZI, New York University
               "Molecular-Genetic Analysis of Subcellular Compartmentation
               of Amino Acid Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis"
     Poster Set Up
     Posters
     Social Hour
     SIGNALING TO THE NUCLEUS
          PAMELA GREEN * Michigan State University
          JOANNE CHORY, Salk Institute
               "Chloroplast Signaling to the Nucleus"
          JOSEPH ECKER, University of Pennsylvania
               "Ethylene Sensing Apparatus"
          COFFEE BREAK
          ATHANASIOS THEOLOGIS, USDA
               "Early Events During Auxin Action"
          RICHARD DIXON, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
               "Cytosol to Nucleus Signaling in the Elicitation Response"
Fri 1/13
     Departure


POSTERS:
1 Cell Surface/Extracellular Matrix; Cell Adhesion, Cytoskeleton, and the Recogn
2 Plasmodesmata and Nuclear Pores; Cell Division;
3 Membrane Signaling; The Tonoplast and Plasma Membrane;
4 Cytoplasmic Regulatory Mechanisms; Signaling to the Nucleus.

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