1st Molecular Mycorrhiza Meeting

Thursday, 06.09.2012

 

10:00-13:00

Registration open

13:00-13:15

Welcome address

Session 1      Molecular cross-talk and plant signal transduction

13:15-13:45

Giles Oldroyd (John Innes Centre Norwich, UK)

“Dissecting the mycorrhizal specific outputs of the common symbiosis signaling pathway”

13:45-14:15

Clare Gough (LIPM/INRA-CNRS Toulouse, France)

“Early steps in mycorrhizal signaling”

14:15-14:35

Caroline Gutjahr (LMU Munich, Germany)

inhospitable, a novel rice mutant abolishes hyphopodia formation by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi”

14:35-15:05

Coffee / Tea break


Session 2  Nutrient exchange & metabolism

15:05-15:35

Uta Paszkowski (University of Lausanne, Switzerland) 

“The art and design of harmony: Novel AM factors from cereals”

15:35-16:05

Natalia Requena (KIT Karlsruhe, Germany)

“Root sweet home: Sugar partitioning in arbuscular mycorrhiza”

16:05-16:25

Franziska Krajinski (MPI Golm, Germany)

“A Medicago truncatula plasma membrane ATPase is essential for a mycorrhizal growth response”

16:25-16:45

Marcel Bucher (University of Cologne, Germany)

“Phosphate-dependent regulation of symbiosome development in arbuscular mycorrhiza”

16:45-open end

Poster session

 

 
Friday, 07.09.2012

 

Session 3     Genomics of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

09:00-09:30

Francis Martin (INRA Nancy, France)

“The long awaited genome of Rhizophagus irregularis yields insights into fungal genome evolution”

09:30-10:00

Ian Sanders (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)

"Genetic and phenotypic changes arising from a single AMF spore over multiple generations: Consequences for understanding the AMF genome"

10:00-10:20

Kinga Sedzielewska (LMU Munich, Germany)

“Genome size and rDNA sequence distribution in nuclei of Rhizophagus irregularis

10:20-10:50

Coffee / Tea break



Session 4    Regulation by hormones & small RNAs

10:50-11:20

Maria Harrison (Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, USA)

"Arbuscule development during AM symbiosis"

11:20-11:50

Jean-Philippe Combier (CNRS, Toulouse, France)

“The microRNA miR171h modulates arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of Medicago truncatula by targeting NSP2”

11:50-12:10

Emanuel Devers (MPI Golm, Germany)

"MIR171H posttranscriptionally regulates MtNSP2 and influences arbuscular mycorrhizal and root nodule symbiosis in Medicago truncatula

12:10-12:30

Bettina Hause (Leibnitz Institute for Plant Biochemistry Halle, Germany)

“Repeated leaf wounding alters the interaction with root-colonizing microorganisms in Medicago truncatula

12:30-12:50

Michael Walter (Leibnitz Institute for Plant Biochemistry Halle, Germany)

“Strigolactones and cyclohexenone derivatives: two apocarotenoid classes with different functions in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis”

12:50-14:30

Lunch break



Session 5    Mechanisms of fungal root colonization

14:30-15:00

Andrea Genre (University of Torino, Italy)

“Presymbiotic signaling and interface biogenesis in arbuscular mycorrhizas”

15:00-15:30

Naoya Takeda (National Institute for Basic Biology, Tsukuba, Japan)

“Common symbiosis systems reveals infection mechanism of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the leguminous plant Lotus japonicus

15:30-15:50

Martin Parniske (LMU Munich, Germany) 

“What is DIS?”

15:50-16:10

Stefanie Rech (KIT Karlsruhe, Germany)

“Kunitz-type protease inhibitors are involved in arbuscule development in mycorrhizal symbiosis”

16:10-16:40

Coffee / Tea break



Session 6    Emerging model systems & application

16:40-17:00

Alga Zuccaro (MPI Marburg, Germany)

Piriformospora indica small secreted proteins”

17:00-17:20

Sebastian Schornack The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK)

“Intracellular accommodation of microbes by plants: Novel systems to study commonalities and differences between symbionts and pathogens”

17:20-17:40

Silvia Perotto (University of Torino, Italy)

Oidiodendron maius as a model system for heterologous expression of mycorrhiza-related fungal genes”

17:40-18:00

Closing remarks

19:00-open end

conference dinner

Venue:
Ludwig-Maximilian-University München, Biozentrum, MartinsriedAuditorium, Großhaderner Strasse 2, D-82152 Planegg/Martinsried


Deadlines:

Registration will be finally closed on August 24, 2012.
Final deadline for abstract submission: July 15, 2012
Participants whose abstract was selected for oral presentation were notified on July 09, 2012

Please register and submit all abstracts via the central forms:
Registration
Abstract submission

Organizer:

Martin Parniske

Thomas Ott

Caroline Gutjahr

Ludwig-Maximilian-University München
Großhaderner Straße 2
D-82152 Martinsried