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CBGP (UPM-INIA) will hold on May 30th-June 1st the third Edition of the Workshop “Frontiers in Plant Biology”, CBGP-10th Anniversary

Thirteen leader researchers from international institutions of excellence will participate at the Workshop. They will present their scientific advances in different areas of plant biology, biotechnology, and computational biology.


Next May 30th-June1st the Third Edition of the Workshop Frontiers in Plant Biology will be held at CBGP (UPM-INIA). This Workshop is organised within the framework of the Severo Ochoa (SO) Program. This third edition of the Workshop, were are celebrating the CBGP 10th Anniversary.

Attending to the Workshop requires a previous registration (Registrations closed due to full seating capacity), but it will be free of cost. PhD students are very welcome to present a poster for open discussion with Workshop attendants. The organization will provide a poster presentation certificate for PhD students.


The Workshop speakers and their affiliation are the following:

1. James Alfano

       (University of Nebraska, USA)

2. Allan Collmer

       (Cornell University, USA)

3. George Coupland

       (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany)

4. Rodrigo Gutiérrez

       (Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile) 

5. Eva Kondorosi

       (Biological Research Centre, Hungary/Plant Science Institute-CNRS, France)

6. Eric Lyons

       (School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, USA)

7. Sabeeha Merchant

       (University of California Los Angeles, USA)

8. Chuck Pepe-Ranney

       (AgBiome, North Carlina, USA)

9. Salome Prat

       (Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia CSIC, Spain)

10. Anne Simon

       (University of Maryland, USA)

11. Bart Thomma

       (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)

12. Marja Tummermans

       (University of Tuebingen/ZMBP, Germany)

13. Miltos Tsiantis

       (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany)


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