Translational Plant & Microbial Biology


Tuesday May 9, Instituto Cervantes, Domplein 3, Utrecht

Registration is closed. If you still want to come, please contact to see if it is possible.

On May 9, Guido van den Ackerveken will give his inaugural lecture as professor Translational Plant at Utrecht University. On the occasion of the inauguration, a symposium is organized in the theme of his new chair. There is no entrance fee for the symposium, however, you do need to register before April 30. Please register by filling out this form.


10:30  Arrival and coffee

Ralph Panstruga11:00  Ralph Panstruga (Aachen University)
Tea for the TILLING-man: mlo-based powdery mildew resistance in hexaploid bread wheat generated by a non-transgenic TILLING approach

11:45  Pierre de Wit (Wageningen University and Research)
Effector-mediated resistance against  tomato leaf mould caused by Cladosporium fulvum.

12:15  Mireille van Damme (Wageningen University and Research)
Small RNA based fungal resistance in plants

12:45  lunch

13:45  Boris Szurek (IRD, Montpellier)
Learning from the pathogen towards tailored-sustainable resistance: the case study of Xanthomonas TAL effectors

14:30  Karin Posthuma (Phytopathology, Enza zaden)
The power of good collaboration: understanding and using DMR technology in research and breeding

15:00  refreshments

16:15  Aula Academie gebouw, Domplein 29, Inaugural speech Guido van den Ackerveken