Plenary Lectures

Adjustment of plant posture by actin-myosin XI cytoskeleton-mediated organ straightening

Prof. Ikuko Hara-Nishimura

Faculty of Science and Engineering, Konan University, Kobe, Japan

The role of DNA damage repair and transcription stress in aging and the impact of nutrition

Prof. Jan H.J. Hoeijmakers

International Faculty University of Cologne, Professor of Molecular Genetics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Unraveling stress response networks in plants: from gene regulatory grids to proteome control circuits

Dr Salma Balazadeh

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany

Advances in Sustainable Ag Biotechnology to Control Insect Pests with Insecticidal Proteins and RNAi


Dr Stanisław Flasiński

Bayer Crop Science, Chesterfield, MO, USA

Challenges and opportunities of biomaterials for tissue engineering​

Prof. Joachim Kohn

New Jersey Centre for Biomaterials, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA