[Arabidopsis] upcoming UC Riverside symposium - please post

Patricia Springer via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by pspringer from ucr.edu)
Wed Oct 15 17:02:35 EST 2008


Greetings!  The UC Riverside Botany and Plant 
Sciences department is pleased to announce our 
25th Symposium in Plant Biology - "The Evolution 
of Plant Development" to be held January 29 - 31, 
2009 at the Riverside Convention Center.

Details about the Symposium can be found at 
http://cepceb.ucr.edu/Symp. A flyer detailing 
highlights of the program can be downloaded at 
http://cepceb.ucr.edu/Symp/flyer.pdf and a 
tentative program is below. We have reserved a 
number of openings in the schedule that we plan 
to fill by selecting  speakers from submitted 
abstracts.  Registration is now open and will be 
open until December 4, 2008.

Please contact Patty Springer 
(patricia.springer from ucr.edu) if you have questions 
about the symposium.

We look forward to seeing you in Riverside in January!


Thursday, January 29, 2009

Session I	Comparative Genomics and Speciation

1:15 - 1:45 pm	Claude dePamphilis, Penn State University
1:45 - 2:15 pm	Loren Rieseberg, University of British Columbia
2:15 - 2:45 pm	Richard Clark, University of Utah
2:45 - 3:00 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
3:00 - 3:15 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
3:15 - 3:45 pm	BREAK
3:45 - 4:15 pm	John Willis, Duke University
4:15 - 4:45 pm	Cris Kuhlemeier, University of Bern
4:45 - 5:15 pm	TBA
5:15 - 5:30 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
6:00 - 7:30 pm	RECEPTION
8:00 - 10:00 pm	Poster Session and Reception


Friday, January 30, 2009

9:00 - 10:00 am	Keynote Address, Antonia Monteiro, Yale University
10:00 - 10:20 am	BREAK

Session II	Leaves and Vascular Patterning

10:20 - 10:50 am	Neelima Sinha, UC Davis
10:50 - 11:20 am	John Bowman, Monash University
11:20 - 11:50 am	Jane Langdale, Oxford University
11:50 am - 12:05 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
12:05 - 1:30 pm	LUNCH

Session III	Evolution of Floral Form

1:30 - 2:00 pm	Vivian Irish, Yale University
2:00 - 2:30 pm	Elena Kramer, Harvard University
2:30 - 3:00 pm	Günter Theissen, Friedrich Schiller. University
3:00 - 3:15 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
3:15 - 3:45 pm	BREAK
3:45 - 4:15 pm	Sabine Zachgo, University of Osnabrück
4:15 - 4:45 pm	Tom Gerats, Radboud University Nijmegen
4:45 - 5:00 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
5:00 - 5:15 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
5:15 - 5:30 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
7:30 - 10:00 pm	Poster Session and Reception


Saturday, January 31, 2009

Session IV	Inflorescence Architecture

9:00 - 9:30 am	David Baum, University of Wisconsin, Madison
9:30 - 10:00 am	Elizabeth Kellogg, University of Missouri, St. Louis
10:00 - 10:30 am	TBA
10:30 - 10:45 am	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
10:45 - 11:15 am	BREAK
11:15 - 11:45 am	Clint Whipple, Cold Spring Harbor Lab
11:45 am- 12:15 pm	Simon Malcomber, 
California State University, Long Beach
12:15  - 12:30 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
12:30 - 1:30 pm	LUNCH

Session V	Ovules, Carpels, and Fruit Evolution

1:30 - 2:00 pm	Chuck Gasser, UC Davis
2:00 - 2:30 pm	William Friedman, University of Colorado
2:30 - 3:00 pm	Esther van der Knapp, Ohio State University, Wooster
3:00 - 3:15 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
3:15 - 3:30 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
3:30 - 3:50 pm	BREAK

Session VI	Early Land Plants

3:50 - 4:20 pm	Jody Banks, Purdue University
4:20 - 4:50 pm	Ralph Quatrano, Washington University
4:50 - 5:20 pm	Mitsuyasu Hasebe, Laboratory of 
Evolutionary Biology, Okazaki, Japan
5:20 - 5:35 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
5:35 - 5:50 pm	Speaker selected from those submitting abstracts
7:00 pm		SYMPOSIUM BANQUET

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