Scientific Program

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Pepper Tomato

Sunday, September 30

13:00-16:30REGISTRATION
16:30-18:00OPEN CEREMONY WELCOME by CEO EWS and VIPs
Plenary Talk
18:00WELCOME RECEPTION

Monday, October 1

08:15-10:00SESSION I: GENOME EDITING AND MUTATION BREEDING
Organizer: Luca Comai
08:15-08:45Seiichi Toki: Innovations in genome editing in solanaceae
08:45-09:00John Finer: Homology independent targeted integration in soybean
09:00-09:15Mily Ron: Targeted mutagenesis of the Centromeric Histone 3 gene in tomato
09:15-9:30To be chosen from poster presentations
09:30-9:45To be chosen from poster presentations
09:45-10:00Luca Comai: Extreme genome instability in potato plants regenerated from protoplasts
10:00-10:15 | COFFEE BREAK
10:15-12:15SESSION II: BREEDING TECHNOLOGIES
Organizer: Byoung-Cheorl Kang
10:15-10:35Richard Finkers: Breeding insights from phased genome assembly of tetraploid potato cultivars
10:35-10:55Soon Ju Park: Tomato yield improvement by manipulation of stem maturation
10:55-11:15Zhibiao Ye: Molecular Marker Development and High Throughput Genotyping in Tomato
11:15-11:35Eiji Yamamoto: Genome-wide association study, genomic selection and other technologies for tomato breeding in Japan
11:35-11:55Hanne Volpin: High Throughput Genome Editing for Gene Validation
11:55-12:15Byoung-Cheorl Kang: Systematic approach to identify genes controlling capsaicinoid content in Capsicum spp
12:15-14:00 | LUNCH
14:00-16:00PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
Pepper (Organizer: Doil Choi)
14:00-14:30Doil Choi: Sequencing the genomes of pepper: What did we learn?
14:30-15:00Ilan Paran: Functional conservation of transcription factors controlling immature fruit color in pepper and tomato
15:00-15:20Jundae Lee: Development and Use of SNP Markers Associated with Disease Resistance, Male Sterility, and Capsaicinoids Content for Marker-Assisted Breeding of Pepper Using Nanofluidic Dynamic Arrays
15:20-15:40Feng Li: PepperHub, an Informatics Hub for the chili pepper research community
15:40-16:00Orarat Mongkolporn: Chili anthracnose: Colletotrichum species identified in Asia
Eggplants and other Solanaceae (Organizer: Sergio Lanteri)
Lorenzo Barchi: Transcriptome analysis of eggplant in response to Frankliniella occidentalis attacks
Andrea Moglia: CRISPR/Cas9–mediated knock-out of polyphenol oxidase genes in eggplant for the improvement of the berry quality
16:00-16:15 | COFFEE BREAK
16:15-18:15PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
Tomato (Organizer: David Francis)

Tuesday, October 2

08:15-10:00SESSION III: SOLANACEAE BIOTECHNOLOGY
Organizer: Diego Orzaez
08:15-08:45Dominique Van Der Straeten: Towards a solution for hidden hunger: folate biofortification of crop plants
08:45-09:15Alain Goossens: Protein interactomic tools for tomato research
09:15-09:30Diego Orzaes: Synthetic Biology tools for Solanaceae
09:30-10:00Hadrien Peyret: Past, present and future transient expression systems for the expression of recombinant proteins in solanaceous plants
10:00-10:15 | COFFEE BREAK
10:15-12:15SESSION IV: BIODIVERSITY
Organizer: Antonio Granell
10:15-10:39Antonio Granell: The Biodiversity in the European Tomato Pool: a source for Fruit Quality and Plant Adaptation Traits
10:39-11:03Giovanni Giuliano: High throughput genotyping in the G2P-SOL project reveals the population structure of Solanaceae genetic resources
11:03-11:27Pietro Gramazio: Use of eggplant wild genepools biodiversity for introgression breeding
11:27-11:51Guangtao Zhu: The fruit metabolic diversity and rewiring patterns of tomato groups provide insights to modern breeding
11:51-12:15Silin Zhong: Is tomato the right model for fruit ripening? A lesson from the fruit ENCODE project
12:15-14:00 | LUNCH
14:00-16:00PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
Bioinformatics (Organizer: Lukas Mueller)
Tobacco (Organizer: Nikolai Ivanov)
Potato (Organizer: Christian Bachem)
The Battle of the Sinks: Mechanisms of carbon partitioning in potato between flowers/fruit and tubers
16:00-16:15 | COFFEE BREAK
POSTER SESSION
GALA DINNER

Wednesday, October 3

OFF-SITE TOURS

Thursday, October 4

08:15-10:00SESSION V: SOLANACEAE GENOMICS
Organizer: Sander Peters, Co-organizer: Hans de Jong
08:15-08:45Sander Peters: Technology driven innovation for breeding Revealing genome structure and variation in crop – relative combinations
08:45-09:15Eric Schranz: You say potato, I say tomato: insights into the evolution of flowering time and tuber formation from genome analysis of the out-group species Solanum etuberosum
09:15-09:30Allen Van Deynze: High quality genomes bring breeding solutions
09:30-10:00Suzy Strickler: The genome of Solanum lycopersicoides
10:00-10:15 | COFFEE BREAK
10:15-12:15SESSION VI: ABIOTIC and BIOTIC STRESS
Organizer: Yuling Bai
10:15-10:45Yuling Bai: Tomato responses to biotic & abiotic stresses
10:45-11:10Nemo Peeters: From pathogen comparative genomics to the identification of key Solanaceae determinants for durable resistance; the case of Ralstonia solanacearum, the bacterial wilt agent
11:10-11:35Chuanyou Li: The tomato Spr7 gene encodes a novel protein that differentially regulates jasmonate and salicylate-mediated plant immunity
11:35-12:00Mathilde Causse: Genetic and genomic bases of tomato plasticity in response to several abiotic stresses
12:00-12:15To be chosen from Abstract Submission
12:15-14:00 | LUNCH
14:00-16:00PARALLEL WORKSHOPS III ASRT
Organizer: Kanokwan Chodchoey
16:00-17:00CLOSING of SOL 2018
POSTER SESSION