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The 1ST International Symposium on Horticulture Biology

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  8:45 a.m.–6 p.m.

  Additional Dates (2)

Location: Bo-Xue Auditorium
Category: Symposium

Description:

8:45am  Welcome Remarks


        Zhenbiao Yang, Professor and Director, FAFU-UCR Joint Center (HBMC), UCR/FAFU


8:50am  Opening Speech


        Siren Lan, President, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University


Session 1: Genomic insights into horticultural biology


Moderator: Xu Chen, Professor, HBMC, FAFU


9:10am  Zhongchi Liu, Professor, University of Maryland


        “Genomic analyses linking genes and gene networks to fruit traits in wild strawberry”


9:50am  Wenwu Guo, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University


        “Molecular marker assisted cell engineering and citrus improvement”  


10:30am  Creative Disruptions


10:40am  TEA BREAK


11:00am  Ray Ming, Professor and Director, CGB, UIUC/FAFU


         “The pineapple genome and the evolution of CAM photosynthesis”


11:40am  Ming-Che Shih, Professor, National Taiwan University & Academia Sinica


          “Genomic Analysis of the Orchid Phalaenopsis aphrodite”


12:30-2:00pm   Lunch


Session 2: Reproductive Biology of Horticultural Crops


Moderator: Yuefeng Guan, Professor, FAFU


2:30pm  Jingquan Yu, Professor, Zhejiang University


        “Brassinosterid regulate multple aspects of plant growth development, stress response and fruit quality in tomato”


3:10pm  Xiaolan Zhang, Professor, China Agricultural University


        “Molecular regulation of fruit development in cucumber”


3:50pm  TEA BREAK


4:10pm  Han Xiao, Professor, Institute of Plant Physiology& Ecology, SIBS,CAS


        “Genetic and transcriptional regulation of tomato fruit development”


4:50pm  Qiang Xu, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University


        “Citrus genomes provide insights into asexual reproduction”


5:30pm  Dinner


7:30pm  Poster Session


 


Date: April 25th


Time: 8:45am-6:00pm


Keynote Speech


Moderator: Zhenbiao Yang, Professor and Director, FAFU-UCR Joint Center (HBMC), UCR/FAFU


8:45am  Jiayang Li, Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences   


        TBD


Session 3: Biology of Functional Fruits and Vegetables


Moderator: Chizuko Yamamuro, HBMC, FAFU


9:45am  Li Li, Professor, Cornell University


        “Regulatory mechanism underlying carotenoid accumulation in horticultural crops ”


10:25am  Creative Disruptions Ⅱ


10:35am  TEA BREAK


11:05am  Yujin Hao, Professor, Shandong Agricultural University


         TBD


11:45am  Hanhui Kuang, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University


         “Genetic Analysis of Special Traits in Vegetable Crops ”


12:30-2:00pm  Lunch


Session 4: Growth Regulation of Horticultural Crops


Moderator: Mingjie Chen, Professor, HBMC, FAFU


2:30pm  Yiqun Weng, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin- Madison


        “Exploring hypocotyl length variation in natural cucumber populations reveals novel players in plant low-dosage UVB signaling”


3:10pm  Shuang Wu, Professor, HBMC, FAFU


        “Plasmodesmata-Mediated Cell-to-Cell Communication in root development”


3:50pm  TEA BREAK


Short Talk


4:10pm  Chunying Kang, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University


        “Identification of essential regulatory genes of flower and fruit development in Fragaria vesca by bioinformatic and genetic approaches”


4:35pm  Lihui Zeng, Professor, College of Horticulture, FAFU


        “Identification of Regulatory Genes Implicated in Continuous Flowering of Longan (Dimocarpus longan L.)”


5:00pm  Fei Chen, Ph. D., FAFU


        The genome of Nymphaea Colorata


5:30pm CONCLUDING REMARKS


        Qingxi Chen, Dean of Horticulture College, FAFU


6:00pm   Dinner



Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: FAFU-UCR Joint Center for Horitcultural Plant Biology and Metabolomics

Contact Information:
Junling Zhou

zhoujl123@163.com