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Fisciano Campus Universitario
12 - 15 September 2018

113° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana

V International Plant Science Conference (IPSC)

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113TH CONGRESS OF THE ITALIAN BOTANICAL SOCIETY
5th International Plant Science Conference (IPSC)
University of Salerno, Fisciano University Campus, 12 - 15 September 2018



WEDNESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER

8:30-12.00 Registration and poster installation
12:00-13:00 Welcome lunch
13:30-14:00 Opening Cerimony

SYMPOSIUM 1
New frontiers in plant development and adaptation to adverse environmental conditions

(chairpersons: M.M. Altamura and S. Castiglione)
Key words: plant development, stress responses, plant hormones, genome editing, biotechnology


14:00-14:30 Bettina Hause, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (30 + 5 min)
“The plant hormone jasmonic acid - functions in flower development of tomato”
14:30-15:30 Four presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-16:30 Jochen Kumlehn , Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK),
Gatersleben, Germany (30 + 5 min)
“Olive bioactive compounds: Chemistry and Biology”
16:30-18:00 Six presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

18:00-19:30 Poster session and Working Group meetings

THURSDAY 13 SEPTEMBER

SYMPOSIUM 2
Secondary metabolites in plant-organism interactions

(chairpersons: A. Piacente and A. Bisio)
Key words: secondary metabolites, plant-organism interactions, phytochemistry


09:00-9:30 John Pickett, Cardiff University, United Kingdom (30 + 5 min)
“Plant-insect signalling regulates secondary metabolites for defence”
9:30-11:00 Six presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Leandros Skaltsounis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (30 + 5 min)
“Title to be defined”
12:00-13:00 Four presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

SYMPOSIUM 3
Plant life in extreme environments: a challenge for ecological research

(chairpersons: C. Wellstein and S. Martellos)
Key words: plant-habitat interactions, species interactions; community assembly; environmental stress


14:00-14:30 José María Fernández-Palacios, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain (30 + 5 min)
"Oceanic island summits, an extreme insular environment"
14:30-16:00 Six presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:00 Martin Grube, Universität Graz, Austria (30 + 5 min)
“Lichen symbioses as hubs of microbial complexity”
17:00-18:00 Four presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

18:00-19:00 General Meeting of the Italian Botanical Society (members only)

19:00-19:45 Presentation of new botanical books

20:30-23:30 Congress social dinner


FRIDAY 14 SEPTEMBER

SYMPOSIUM 4
Evolution and diversity in extreme environments

(chairpersons: L. Peruzzi and G. Domina)
Key words: adaptation, environmental drivers, evolution, floristics, phylogeny, systematics


9:00-9:30 Elvira Hörandl, University of Göttingen, Germany (30 + 5 min)
“Plant evolution in alpine ecosystems: direct and indirect influence of cold stress”
9:30-11:00 Six presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Silvia Matesanz, King Juan Carlos University, Spain (30 + 5 min)
“Evolutionary ecology of gypsum specialists: insights into climate change responses”
12:00-13:00 Four presentations to be selected from abstracts (12 + 3 min each)

13:00-13:30 Congress Closure

13:30-14:30 Lunch

POST-CONGRESS
15:00-16:30 Workshop on the Coordinamento della Rete Italiana dei Musei Botanici (CORIMBO) project”

SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER
8:00-15:00 Post-conference excursion to the WWF protected area “Oasi di Morigerati” at the Cilento, Vallo di Diano e Alburni National Park.

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