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THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HORTICULTURE BIOLOGY

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THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HORTICULTURE BIOLOGY

April 24th-25th, 2017Fuzhou, China

Organizers:

Horticultural Biology and Metabolomics Center (HBMC),

Haixia Institute of Science and Technology

& College of Horticulture

Fujian Agriculture and Forestry UniversityFAFU

Reception Banquet for Speakers

Date: April 23rd

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Rongqiao Riverview Hotel

Symposium Sessions

Location: Bo-Xue Auditorium

Date: April 24th

Time: 8:45am-5:30pm

  

8:45amWelcome Remarks

Zhenbiao Yang, Professor and Director, FAFU-UCR Joint Center (HBMC), UCR/FAFU

8:50amOpening Speech

TBD, Vice President, FAFU

Session 1: Genomic insights into horticultural biology

Moderator: Xu Chen, Professor, HBMC, FAFU

9:10amZhongchi Liu, Professor, University of Maryland

“Genomic analyses linking genes and gene networks to fruit traits in wild strawberry”

9:50amWenwu Guo, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University

“Molecular marker assisted cell engineering and citrus improvement”

10:30amCreative Disruptions

10:40amTEA BREAK

11:00amRay Ming, Professor and Director, CGB, UIUC/FAFU

“The pineapple genome and the evolution of CAM photosynthesis”

11:40amMing-Che Shih, Professor, National Taiwan University & Academia Sinica

“Genomic Analysis of the Orchid Phalaenopsis aphrodite”

  

12:30-2:00pmLunch

  

Session 2: Reproductive Biology of Horticultural Crops

Moderator: Yuefeng Guan, Professor, FAFU

2:30pmJingquan Yu, Professor, Zhejiang University

TBD

3:10pmXiaolan Zhang, Professor, China Agricultural University

“Molecular regulation of fruit development in cucumber”

3:50pmTEA BREAK

4:10pmHan Xiao, Professor, Institute of Plant Physiology& Ecology, SIBS,CAS

“Genetic and transcriptional regulation of tomato fruit development”

4:50pmQiang Xu, Professor,Huazhong Agricultural University

“Citrus genomes provide insights into asexual reproduction”

5:30pmDinner

  

7:30pmPoster Session

  

  

Date: April 25th

Time: 8:45am-6:00pm

Keynote Speech

Moderator:Zhenbiao Yang, Professor and Director, FAFU-UCR Joint Center (HBMC), UCR/FAFU

8:45amJiayang Li, Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

TBD

Session 3: Biology of Functional Fruits and Vegetables

Moderator:Chizuko Yamamuro, HBMC, FAFU

9:45amLi Li, Professor, Cornell University

“Regulatory mechanism underlying carotenoid accumulation in horticultural crops ”

10:25amCreative Disruptions Ⅱ

10:35amTEA BREAK

11:05amYujin Hao, Professor, Shandong Agricultural University

TBD

11:45amHanhui Kuang, Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University

“Genetic Analysis of Special Traits in Vegetable Crops ”

  

12:30-2:00pmLunch

  

Session 4: Growth Regulation of Horticultural Crops

Moderator: Mingjie Chen, Professor, HBMC, FAFU

2:30pmYiqun Weng, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin- Madison

“Exploring hypocotyl length variation in natural cucumber populations reveals novel players in plant low-dosage UVB signaling”

3:10pmShuang Wu, Professor, HBMC, FAFU

“Plasmodesmata-Mediated Cell-to-Cell Communication in root development”

3:50pmTEA BREAK

Short Talk

4:10pmChunying Kang, Professor,Huazhong Agricultural University

“Identification of essential regulatory genes of flower and fruit development in Fragaria vesca by bioinformatic and genetic approaches”

4:30pmLihui Zeng, Professor, College of Horticulture, FAFU

“Identification of Regulatory Genes Implicated in Continuous Flowering of Longan (Dimocarpus longan L.)”

4:55pmFei Chen, Ph. D., FAFU

The genome of Nymphaea Colorata

5:20pmCONCLUDING REMARKS

Qingxi Chen, Dean of Horticulture College, FAFU

  

6:00pmDinner



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