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Leibniz Plant Biochemistry Symposium 2019

From May 23 to 24, 2019, the IPB will be hosting its annual Leibniz Plant Biochemistry Symposium in Halle (Saale), Germany.

We are looking forward to presentations by the following invited speakers:

  • Cathie Martin, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK (Keynote)
  • Giovanni Battista Appendino, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, IT
  • Vladimir A. Khripach, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, BY
  • Robert L. Last, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
  • Bernd Müller-Röber, Universität Potsdam/MPIMP Potsdam, DE
  • Fabian Pfrengle, MPIKG Potsdam, DE
  • Miroslav Strnad, Palacký University, Olomouc, CZ

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May 23, 2019

17:00 - 17:05 

Welcome Address

17:05 - 18:00

Prof. Cathie Martin (John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK)
Evolution of the biosynthetic pathway for bioactive flavones in the Chinese Medicinal Plant, Huang Qin


May 24, 2019

9:00 - 09:50

Prof. Dr. Bernd Müller-Röber (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology Potsdam-Golm/Universität Potsdam, DE)
A toolkit for pathway engineering in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

09:50 - 10:40


Dr. Fabian Pfrengle (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam, DE)
Synthetic Plant Glycans as Tools for Cell Wall Biology

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:50

Prof. Ing. Miroslav Strnad (Palacký University, Olomouc, CZ)
New Cytokinin Derivatives for Biotechnology and Agriculture

11:50 - 12:40

Prof. Vladimir A. Khripach (National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, BY)
Recent advances in steroid research

12:40 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:50

Prof. Robert L. Last (Michigan State University, East Lansing, US)
The tip of the trichome: evolution of plant metabolism in the nightshade family of plants

14:50 - 15:40


Prof. Giovanni Battista Appendino (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, IT)
Cannabis and cannabinoids: from hype to hope


Closing Remarks

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