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Plant Reproduction 2020

Conference organizers


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David Honys


Pollen Biology, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Contact:
david@ueb.cas.cz
+420-2-25106450


Research focus: Pollen development and function, male-female crosstalk
Model systems: Arabidopsis, tobacco
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Thomas Dresselhaus


Cell Biology and Plant Biochemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany

Contact:
thomas.dresselhaus@ur.de
+49-941-9433016


Research focus: Germline development, fertilization mechanisms, early embryo development
Model systems: Maize, Arabidopsis, wheat, Amborella


International Advisory Board


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Lucia Colombo


Plant Developmental Biology, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Contact:
Lucia.colombo@unimi.it


Research focus: Ovule development, Plant reproduction.
Model systems: Arabidopsis
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Ueli Grossniklaus


Plant Developmental Genetics, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Contact:
grossnik@botinst.uzh.ch
+41-44-634 82 40


Research focus: Apomixis, Germline Development, Pollen Tube Growth, Fertilization, Epigenetic Regulation
Model systems: Arabidopsis, maize, Marchantia, papaya, Boechera


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Claudia Köhler


Plant Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Linnean Center for Plant Biology, Uppsala, Sweden

Contact:
claudia.kohler@slu.se
+46-18-67 3313


Research focus: epigenetics, genomic imprinting, hybridization barriers, endosperm development
Model systems: Arabidopsis, Capsella
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Ravi Palanivelu


University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Contact:
rpalaniv@email.arizona.edu
+1-520-626-2229

Research focus: pollen tube interactions with pistils in Arabidopsis reproduction as a model system to understand how plant cells communicate with each other.
Model systems: Arabidopsis


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Li-Jia Qu


School of Life Sciences, Peking University, China

Contact:
qulj@pku.edu.cn
+86-10-62753018


Research focus: Gametophyte development, male-female communication, early embryo development
Model systems: Arabidopsis
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Viktor Žárský


Cell Biology, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences and Department of Experimental Plant Biology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Contact:
viktor@natur.cuni.cz
+420-2-21951683


Research focus: plant secretory pathway regulators, cell polarity, pollen tubes, small GTPases and their effectors, exocyst complex, cytoskeleton
Model systems: Arabidopsis, tobacco, moss Physcomitrella patens


Local Organizing Committee


Jana Albrechtová, Charles University, Prague
Andrea Bleckmann, University of Regensburg
Jan Fíla
, Institute of Experimental Botany CAS, Prague
Andrea Hourová
, Institute of Experimental Botany CAS, Prague
Sabine Kolb
, University of Regensburg
Karina van der Linde
, University of Regensburg
Anna J. Wiese
, Institute of Experimental Botany CAS, Prague