Non-Food Application Symposium – University of Copenhagen

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Non-Food Application Symposium

The symposium was held September 8, 2006 the Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Flakkebjerg, Forsøgsvej 1, Slagelse.

The symposium was also provided as a PhD course "Trends in Plant Biotechnology" (2 ETCs). Please view literature list for the course.

Programme

10.00-10.30 Coffee 

10.30-11.10 Plant Cell walls: From structures to products, by Professor Markus Pauly, Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenphysiologie, Germany

11.10-11.50  Genes, greens and global vaccines, by Professor Julian Ma, United medical and Dental School, London, UK

11.50-12.30 Dissecting the molecular basis of Quality Protein Maize, by Professor Brian A. Larkins, University of Arizona, USA

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30 14.10 The accumulation and breakdown of seed storage reserves, by Professor Ian Graham, University of York University, York, UK 

14.10 14.50 Biosynthesis of PHB in plants, by Research Scientist Karen Bohmert, Metabolix, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts

14.50 - 15.15 Coffee

15.15 15.55 Towards an understanding of the starch pathway: evolution and function, by Professor Steven Ball, University of Lille, France



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