Program

Invited Speakers

The ICAR 2013 Program Comprises: Four Keynotes, Nine Plenaries, 36 Symposia Keynote and Invited speakers from The Americas, Europe Asia, Australia and New Zealand, 10 Workshops covering science, technology, informatics and education, plus ~50 speakers to be selected from abstracts.

Confirmed speakers at this time are:

Keynote

Ralph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany www.mpg.de/463120/molek_pflanzenphysiologie_wissM11

Joanne Chory, USAA NAS Fellow, HHMI Investigator, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, California, USA www.salk.edu/faculty/chory.html

Kazuo Shinozaki, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Japan www.psc.riken.jp/english/index.html

Detlef Weigel, Max Planck Inst. for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany www.weigelworld.org/

Plenary

Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California, Riverside, USA cepceb.ucr.edu/people/bailey-serres.html

Dominique Bergmann, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator, Stanford University, California, USA www.stanford.edu/group/bergmann/

Xiaofeng Cao, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_genetics_cas
/yw/zjrc/pgr/200907/t20090731_2287246.html

Joseph Ecker, Salk Institute, USA www.salk.edu/faculty/ecker.html

Ian Small, ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, Australia. www.plantenergy.uwa.edu.au

Mark Stitt, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany www.mpg.de/382414/molek_pflanzenphysiologie_wissM

Keiko Sugimoto, Riken Plant Science Centre, Yokohama, Japan labs.psc.riken.jp/cfru/TOP_E.html

Miltos Tsiantis, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom dps.plants.ox.ac.uk/plants/staff/miltostsiantis.aspx

Peter Waterhouse, AAS Fellow, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia sydney.edu.au/science/research/waterhouse.shtml

Symposia Keynote and Invited

Evolution and Natural Variation

Magnus Nordborg, Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna www.gmi.oeaw.ac.at/research-groups/magnus-nordborg

Olivier Loudet, INRA, France, www.inra.fr/vast/

Small RNA, RNA and Epigenetics

Blake Meyers, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, University of Delaware, USA ag.udel.edu/plsc/faculty/blakemeyers.html

Ryan Lister, University of Western Australia, Australia

Transgenerational Inheritance

Vincent Colot, Arabidopsis Epigenetics and Epigenomics, CNRS UMR8197 - INSERM U1024, Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS), France www.biologie.ens.fr/a2e/spip.php?rubrique14

Ian Greaves, CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia

Development I and II

Doris Wagner, University of Pennsylvania, USA www.bio.upenn.edu/faculty/wagner/

Marcus Heisler, EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany www.embl.de/research/units/dev_biology/heisler/members/?s_personId=CP- 60009398

John Bowman, Monash University, Australia

Ilha Lee, Seoul National University, Korea plaza.snu.ac.kr/~bklife/professor/e_plih.html

Hormones

Bonnie Bartel, Rice University, USA www.bioc.rice.edu/~bartel/

Christine Beveridge, University of Queensland, Australia

Cell and Organelle Biology

Jianping Hu, MSU-DOE PRL Research Laboratory, Michigan State Univ., USA www.prl.msu.edu/faculty/hu_jianping

Inhwan Hwang, Pohang University, Korea Signaling and Gene Regulation

Jim Whelan, ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, Australia.

Tony Millar, Australian National University

Cell to Cell Communication

Wolf Frommer, Carnegie Institution for Science, USA dpb.carnegiescience.edu/labs/frommer-lab

Tetsuya Higashiyama, Nagoya Univ., Japan, www.bio.nagoya-u.ac.jp/gcoe/english/member/higashiyama.html

Abiotic Stress

Matt Gilliham, University of Adelaide, Australia

Biotic Stress/Interactions

Keehoon Sohn, Massey University, New Zealand

Karam Singh, CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia

Energy Biology and Metabolism
Photosynthesis and Drought

Toshiharu Shikanai, Kyoto Univ., Japan www.bot.kyoto-u.ac.jp/e/index.html

Gonzalo Estavillo, Australian National University, Australia

Phenomics

Fabio Fiorani, Jülich Plant Phenotyping Center, Germany www.fz-juelich.de/ibg/ibg-2/EN/About_us/organisation/JPPC/JPPC_node.html

Bob Furbank, CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia

Proteins and Postranslational Regulation

Steven Spoel, Univ. of Edinburgh, Scotland spoel.bio.ed.ac.uk/index.html

Josh Mylne, University of Western Australia, Australia

Emerging Technologies and Systems Biology

Siobhan Brady, Department of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California, Davis, USA www-plb.ucdavis.edu/labs/brady/contact.html

Roger Deal, Emory University, USA www.biology.emory.edu/index.cfm?faculty=339

Simon Chan Memorial Symposium
Ravi Maruthachalam, Simon Chan Lab, Univ. California, Davis, USA openwetware.org/wiki/Chan:Ravi_Maruthachalam

Sureshkumar Balasubramanian, Monash University, Australia www.skblab.org

Translational Biology

Cathie Martin, Department of Metabolic Biology, John Innes centre (Editor-in-Chief of Plant Cell), United Kingdom www.jic.ac.uk/staff/cathie-martin/Contact.html

Geoff Fincher, University of Adelaide, Australia