meeting "Frontiers in Sexual Plant Reproduction", Oct 15-17, Albany,

DAB dab at albany.edu
Wed Feb 4 13:57:07 EST 2004


Dear colleagues,

Please join us at the meeting "Frontiers in Sexual Plant Reproduction
II", on Oct 15-17, 2004, in Albany, NY, USA. Preliminary program is
included below. Note that ADDITIONAL TALKS will be selected from the
submitted abstracts. Poster session will run throughout the meeting.

For information and registration, go to the web page
http://www.albany.edu/faculty/dab/FSPRII.html

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Session 1
Pollen development and pollen tube growth
Chair:  Betty  Lord, UC Riverside
Speakers include
	Jose Feijo, U of Lisbon,  Portugal
	Hong Ma, Penn State
	Alice Cheung, U Mass
	Peter Hepler, U Mass
	David Twell, U of Leicester, UK
	Glenn Hicks, UC Riverside
	Noni Franklin-Tong, U of Birmingham, UK
	Zhenbiao Yang, UC Riverside

Session 2
Female gametophyte development and function
Chair:  Rod Scott, U of Bath, UK
Speakers include
	Gary Drews, U  of Utah
	Kay Schneitz, Tech. U of Munich, Germany
	Chuck Gasser, UC Davis
	Lucia Colombo, U of Milan, Italy
	Christine Horlow, INRA  Versailles, France
	Thomas Dresselhaus, U-Hamburg, Germany

Session 3
Endosperm and imprinting
Chair:  Gary Drews, U  of Utah
Speakers include
	Ramin Yadegari, U of Arizona
	Anna Koltunow, CSIRO, Australia
	Rod Scott, U of Bath, UK
	Ueli  Grossniklaus, U of Zurich, Switzerland
	Frederic  Berger, INRA  Lyon, France
	Brian  Larkins, U of Arizona
	Olga Danilevskaya, Pioneer Hi-Bred

Session 4 - Pollen-pistil interactions and pollen tube guidance
Chair: Alice Cheung, U Mass
Speakers include
	June Nasrallah, Cornell
	Betty Lord, UC Riverside
	Tetsuya Higashiyama, U Tokyo, Japan
	Hidenori  Sassa, Yokohama U, Japan
	Titti  Mariani, U of Nijmegen, Netherlands
	Bruce McClure, U of Missouri

Session 5
Evolution
Chair: Ned Friedman, U of Colorado
Speakers include
	Ned Friedman, U Colorado
	Susan Kalisz , U of Pittsburgh
	John Willis, Duke  University
	Spencer Barrett, U  of Toronto
	Simon Hiscock, U of Bristol, UK
	Joe Williams, U of Tennessee
	Josh Kohn, UC San Diego
	Diane Marshall, U of New Mexico

Session 6
Novel technologies and emerging systems
Chair: Jose Feijo, U of Lisbon, Portugal
Speakers include
	Sheila McCormick, PGEC/UC Berkeley
	Scott Russell, U  of Oklahoma
	Steve Wolniak, U of Maryland
	Daniel Philippe Matton, U Montreal, Canada
	Jorge Becker, U of Lisbon, Portugal
	Leonor Loavida, U of Lisbon, Portugal
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Dmitry A. Belostotsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences            Phone/FAX (518) 442 4368
State University of New York at Albany       E-mail dab at albany.edu
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