PBD symposium "Nutrient Use Efficiency" – University of Copenhagen

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PBD symposium "Nutrient Use Efficiency"

The symposium was held November 8, 2010 at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Life Sciences, Lecture Hall 1-01 (A1-01.01), Festauditoriet, Bülowsvej 17, Frederiksberg

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

Programme

09.30 - 9.55 Coffee 

09.55 - 10.00 Welcome by Jan K. Schjørring, Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen

10.00 - 10.45 What is nutrient use efficiency and can it be manipulated?
by Malcolm Hawkesford, Professor, Plant Science, Rothamsted Research, UK

10.45 - 11.30  Iron transport in plants: from soil to seed
by Cathy Curie, Research Director, Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Physiology, INRA, France

11.30 - 11.45 Discussion

11.45 - 12.30 Lunch

12.30 - 13.15 Nitrogen sensing and the adaptive responses to nitrogen limitation,
by Alain Gojon, Research Director, Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Physiology, INRA,
France

13.15 - 14.00 Nutrient-responsive microRNAs, by Wolf-Rüdiger Scheible, Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany

14.00 - 14.30 Coffee

14.30 - 15.15 Predicting crop phosphorus requirements and developing new diagnostic tools, by John Hammond, Senior Research Fellow, Division of Plant and Crop Science, University of Nottingham, UK

15.15 - 15.35  The role of leaf senescence for nutrient use efficiency,
by Per Gregersen, Senior Scientist, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Århus University

15.35 - 16.05  Novel tools for analysing micronutrient use efficiency in plants,
by Jan K. Schjørring, Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen

16.05 - 16.20 Final Discussion 



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