Program

VII SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE GENÉTICA MOLECULAR DE PLANTAS
April 29th - May 3nd, 2019
Daily Program Schedule

 

Monday, April 29th

14:00 - 18:00 - Registration

18:30 - 19:00 - Opening and Welcome Session

 

19:00 - 20:00 - Plenary Lecture 1

Genes gone wild: Experimental evolution meets synthetic biology
Ralph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany
Chair: Helaine Carrer, ESALQ/USP, Brasil

 

20:00 - 22:00 - Welcome Cocktail

 

Tuesday, April 30th

09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Lecture 2

Ion signaling, chemotropism and reproduction: oscillations mark the spot
José Alberto Bernardo de Magalhães Feijó, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Chair: Kátia Castanho Scortecci, UFRN, Natal, RN, Brazil

 

10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break

 

10:30 - 12:15 - Symposium 1

Evolution and Biodiversity
Chair:
Michel Georges Albert Vincentz, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Encyclopedia of DNA methylomes - from patterns to mechanisms and functions
Robert J. Schmitz, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

Plant-pollinator interactions driving diversification in Petunia (Solanancease)
Loreta Brandão de Freitas, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

On the origin of a green planet: how land plants came to be
Luiz Eduardo Del Bem, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Genomic data as a valuable tool to explore challenging phylogenetics relationships in cactus species (Cactaceae)
Danielle Bitencourt Araujo, UFSCar, São Carlos, SP, Brazil

 

12:15 - 14:00 - Lunch

 

14:00 - 15:45 - Symposium 2

Functional and Comparative Genomics
Chair:
Marie-Anne Van Sluys, IB/USP, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

The rhizomicrobiome of Sorghum: impact on plant growth and stress tolerance
Eiko Eurya Kuramae, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO/KNAW), Wageningen, Netherlands

Comparative and functional genomics of a basidiomycete biotrophic plant pathogen
Claudia Monteiro Vitorello, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

Ten sugarcane loci under pressure
Marie-Anne Van Sluys, IB/USP, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Functional neighbourhood in plant genomes: high conservation of essential genes in cluster form
Luis Willian Pacheco Arge, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

 

15:45 - 16:15 - Coffee break

 

16:15 - 17:15 - Plenary Lecture 3

RNA-binding proteins and posttranscriptional regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana
Dorothee Staiger, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Chair: Rogério Margis, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

 

17:15 - 19:00 - Symposium 3

Small RNAs
Chair:
Fabio Tebaldi Silveira Nogueira, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

Initiation of silencing via expression-dependent de novo RNA-directed DNA methylation
Richard Keith Slotkin, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, University of Missouri Columbia, USA

Approach to search for micropeptides derived from microRNAs
Rogério Margis, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

MicroRNA-associated networks modulate fruit development
Fabio Tebaldi Silveira Nogueira, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

LANCEOLATE directly regulates the fruit shape OVATE gene and modulates auxin and gibberellin responses throughout tomato carpel organogenesis
Airton de Carvalho Junior, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

 

19:00 - 20:30 - POSTER SESSION (EVEN NUMBER) (with refreshments)

 

Wednesday, May 1st

09:00 - 10:00 - Plenary Lecture 4

The past and the future of crop domestication
Lázaro Eustaquio Pereira Peres, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
Chair: Fabio Tebaldi Silveira Nogueira, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

 

10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break

 

10:30 - 12:15 - Symposium 4

Cell Cycle, Cell Division and DNA Repair
Chair: 
Maria Helena S. Goldman, FFCLRP/USP, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

Wound-induced stem cell proliferation and regeneration
Lieven De Veylder, VIB-University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium

Identification and characterization of novel regulators of the cell cycle in plants
Ramiro Rodriguez, Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina

A novel member of the ABAP1 cell cycle regulatory network in Arabidopsis thaliana
Laura de Almeida Ducatti, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

The role APC10 and CDC27a subunits over Arabidopsis thaliana root growth
Eduardo Alves Gamosa de Oliveira, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

 

12:15 - 14:00 - Lunch

 

14:00 - 15:45 - Symposium 5

Plant Hormones and Signaling
Chair:
Daniel Scherer de Moura, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

How does shaded shoots control root growth?
Vincent Ullas Pedmale, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA

The circadian clock-regulated transcription factor bZIP63 is involved in energy resources management of Arabidopsis
Michel Georges Albert Vincentz, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil

AtRALF1's interacting partners in the regulation of cell expansion, could a multi-protein complex be involved in RALF's response?
Daniel Scherer de Moura, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

ASR5 is involved in the root system architecture modulation mediated by brassinosteroid
Breno Xavier Gonçalves, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

 

15:45 - 16:15 - Coffee break

 

16:15 - 17:15 - Plenary Lecture 5

Signalling network in plant responses to shade
Jorge José Casal, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Chair: Poliane Alfenas Zerbini, UFV, Viçosa, MG, Brazil

 

17:15 - 19:00 - Symposium 6

Plant Development
Chair:
Marcio Alves Ferreira, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Conservation and divergence of the FRUITFULL genes in Arabidopsis and tomato
Gerrit Cornelis Angenent, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Netherlands

Towards a molecular framework for phase transition in passion fruit
Marcelo Carnier Dornelas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Being a flower before the fiber: Insights uncovered by mRNA transcriptomes from different cotton developmental stages
Marcio Alves Ferreira, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Arabidopsis thaliana plants overexpressing APC7-CT
Bruna Gino de Araújo, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

 

19:00 - 20:30 - POSTER SESSION (ODD NUMBER) (with refreshments)

 

Thursday, May 2st

09:00 - 10:00 - Plenary Lecture 6

Monsanto (tba)
Guilherme Cruz, Bayer Brazil - Crop Science/Monsanto do Brasil Ltda, São Paulo, SP
Chair: Marcio de Castro Silva Filho, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

 

10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break

 

10:30 - 12:15 - Symposium 7

Plant Immunity
Chair:
Elizabeth Pacheco Batista Fontes, UFV, Viçosa, MG, Brazil

Dissecting of phosphorylation events in plant innate immunity
Li Bo, Huazhong Agricultural University, Huazhong, China

Plant arginil-tRNA transferase is associate to virus resistance in plants
Maite Vaslin de Freitas Silva, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

An NSP-interacting immune hub against begomoviruses
Elizabeth Pacheco Batista Fontes, UFV, Viçosa, MG, Brazil

EFR receptor is able to recognize citrus bacterium pathogens and activate the plant immune system
Letícia Kuster Mitre, IAC, Campinas, SP, Brazil

 

12:15 - 14:00 - Lunch

 

14:00 - 15:45 - Symposium 8

Plant-Pathogen Interactions
Chair:
Celso Eduardo Benedetti, LNBio/CNPEM, Campinas, SP, Brazil

What can we learn from leaf spots? The genetic bases of maize disease resistance and response
Peter Balint-Kurti, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Microbe effector proteins: functional characterization and targetting for resistance induction and agronomic efficiency
Ronaldo José Durigan Dalio, ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil

Flagellin perception in Citrus Canker resistance
Celso Eduardo Benedetti, LNBio/CNPEM, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Functional analysis of CsMAF1, an RNA polymerase III repressor involved in cell growth control and pathogen response in plants
Maxuel de Oliveira Andrade, LNBio/CNPEM, Campinas, SP, Brazil

 

15:45 - 16:15 - Coffee break

 

16:15 - 17:15 - Plenary Lecture 7

Locus-specific regulation of RNA-directed DNA methylation in Arabidopsis thaliana
Julie Ann Law, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, La Jolla, CA, USA
Chair: Rogério Margis, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

 

17:15 - 19:00 - Symposium 9

Abiotic Stress
Chair:
Marcia Maria A. N. P. Margis, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Cysteine S-sulfenylation in Arabidopsis uncovers redox sensitive sites
Joris Messens, VIB-Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Genetics and genomics of bud dormancy in apple: molecular control and adaptive responses in the context of global climate change
Luis Fernando Revers, EMBRAPA Uva e Vinho, Bento Gonçalves, RS, Brazil

Antioxidant system implications for plant development and stress responses
Marcia Maria A. N. P. Margis, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

The functional role of the ERD15-like subfamily, an important clade of PAM2-like protein family in plants
Otto Teixeira Fraga Netto, UFV, Viçosa, MG, Brazil

 

19:00 - 20:30 - Oral presentations (Selected from submitted abstracts)

Dynamic alternative splicing response to cold
Cristiane Paula Gomes Calixto, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

A novel plant DEAD-box RNA helicase associated with splicing and transcription factors
Vitor Favaretto Pinoti, FFCLRP/USP, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

Diurnal rhythms in the post translational modifications of histones in sugarcane
João Paulo da Luz Silva, IQ/USP, São Paulo, SP

Regulated intracellular translocation of NIG (NSP-Interacting GTPase) by salicylic acid and CSN5a in response to begomovirus infection
Gabriel Angelo Saraiva Raimundo, UFV, Viçosa, MG, Brazil

Using CRISPR?Cas9 technology in Setaria viridis to characterize key genes involved in vascular develop of C4 plants
Caio César de Oliveira Rocha, UFRJ, Riode Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Regulation of plant hormone signaling via the modulation of protein lipidation
Chevalier Quentin, IBMP-Strasbourg University, France

 

Friday, May 3st

09:00 - 10:00 - Plenary Lecture 8

Stories on fruit form from the Shepherd's Purse
Lars Østergaard, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
Chair: Marcelo CArnier Dornelas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil

 

10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break

 

10:30 - 12:15 - Symposium 10

Plant Biotechnology and New Technologies
Chair:
Maria Fátima Grossi de Sá, EMBRAPA, Brasília, DF, Brazil

Mitogen-activated protein kinase 6 cascade negatively regulates secondary wall biosynthesis by modulating MYB46 protein stability in Arabidopsis thaliana
Kyung Hwan Han, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Plant stress regulation: role of WRKY transcription factors in rice resistance responses
Antonio Costa de Oliveira, UFPel, Pelotas, RS, Brazil

DAF16- and SKN1-like transcription factors are powerful targets to the development of new biotechnological tool aiming plant parasitic nematodes control
Marco Fernando Basso, EMBRAPA CENARGEN, Brasília, DF, Brazil

Characterization of Coffea arabica L. diterpene synthases related to cafestol and kahweol biosynthesis
Suzana Tiemi Ivamoto, IB UNESP/Rio Claro, SP, Brazil

 

12:15 - 12:45 - Closing Ceremony