Subject: 1996 GRC Schedule Update
To All Netters:
The recently posted schedule for the Gordon Conference in Plant Molecular
Biology has been updated due to the start of the meeting on Sunday evening.
The new schedule is attached below.
PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY GORDON CONFERENCE
PLANT BIOLOGICAL REGULATORY MECHANISMS
CHAIR: Athanasios Theologis, USDA/UCB-PGEC
VICE-CHAIR: Pamela Green, MSU-DOE Plant Research Lab
July 21-25, 1996
New Hampton School
New Hampton, NH 03256
Plant Molecular Biology - Gene Silencing: Pamela Green (Discussion Leader)
William Thompson (N. C. State), "Matrix Attachment Sequences and
Pamela Green (Michigan State), "Control of mRNA Stability in Plants".
Vicki Chandler (Univ. of Oregon), "Paramutation: an Allelic
Interaction that Alters Transcription".
Richard Flavell (John Innes Centre), "Chromatin Structure Variation,
RNA Processing and Co-Suppression in Transgenic Petunias".
Light Signaling: Peter Quail (Discussion Leader)
Tony Cashmore (Univ. of Pennsylvania ), "Blue-light Photoreceptors".
Garry Whitelam (Univ. of Leicester, England), "The Phytochrome
Family of Photoreceptors".
Eberhard Schaefer (Univ. of Freiburg, Germany), "Phytochrome Signal
Joanne Chory (Salk Institute), "Genetic Analysis of Photosignal
Plant Hormone Action: Athanasios Theologis (Discussion Leader)
Athanasios Theologis (USDA/UCB-PGEC), "Early Genes and Auxin Action".
Joe Ecker (Univ. of Pennsylvania), "The Ethylene Signal Transduction
Tony Bleecker (Univ. of Wisconsin), "Molecular Dissection of the
Ethylene Receptor, ETR1, from Arabidopsis".
Peter Hedden (Univ. Bristol) "Regulation of Gibberellin 20-Oxidase
Plant Disease Resistance: Barbara Baker (Discussion Leader)
Fred Ausubel (MGM), "Identification of Arabidopsis Defense-Related
Brian Staskawicz (U. C. Berkeley), "Signal Transduction Events
Specifying Plant Disease Resistance".
John Ryals (CIBA-Geigy), "Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Systemic
Barbara Baker (USDA/UCB-PGEC), "Characterization of the TMV Resistance
Plant Cell Biology- Intra- and Intercellular: Ralph Quatrano (Disc. Leader)
Natasha Raikhel (Michigan State University), "Mechanism of Nuclear
Trafficking in Plants".
Danny Schnell (Rutgers Univ.), "Functional Analysis of the Components
of the Chloroplast Protein Import Apparatus".
Sondra Lazarowitz (University of Illinois), "Intra- and Intercellular
Trafficking in Plants: What We Can Learn From Plant Virus
Ralph Quatrano (Univ. of North Carolina), "Requirements for the Polar
Transport of Golgi Vesicles in Fucus".
Biochemical Genetics: Gerry Fink (Discussion Leader)
Gloria Coruzzi (N.Y. University), "Mechanisms Regulating Nitrogen
Assimilatory Genes in Arabidopsis".
Robert Last (Boyce Thompson Institute), "Vitamin C: a Key Player in
Varied Plant Defense Responses".
Nigel Crawford (U. C. San Diego), "Regulatory Mechanisms in the
Nitrate Assimilation Pathway of Arabidopsis".
Gerry Fink (Whitehead Institute), "Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation
of Tryptophan Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis".
Sidney Kustu (U. C. Berkeley), "Prokaryotic Transcriptional Enhancers
and Metabolic Control of their Function".
Developmental Genetics: Daphne Preuss (Discussion Leader)
Detlef Weigel (Salk Institute), "Competence to Flower: Lessons from
Constitutive Expression of LEAFY".
Laurie Smith (Univ. of North Carolina), "Genetic Analysis of Cell
Patterning During Maize Leaf Development".
Chuck Gasser (U. C. Davis), "Genetic Analysis of Ovule Development in
Daphne Preuss (Univ. of Chicago), "Pollination in Arabidopsis -
Talking Through Walls".
Genomics: Joe Ecker (Discussion Leader)
Joe Ecker (Univ. of Pennsylvania), "Progess Toward a Complete Map of
the Arabidopsis Genome".
Mike Bevan (John Innes Center), "The Application of Genome Project
Information to Studies in Plant Development''.
Rob Martienssen (Cold Spring Harbor), "Gene Trap Transposons as Tools
for Genome Analysis".
Ron Davis (Stanford Univ.), "DNA Sequence Technology".