Kiel Plant Center

Symposium June 21th, 2018

Vortrag 2


Organization: Agriculture
Welcoming words: Prof. Dr. Christian Jung
Session chairs: Dr. Hans Harloff & Dr. Siegbert Melzer



Part 1: Institute of Phytopathology (Director Prof. Dr. Daguang Cai)

Speaker: Dr. Dirk Schenke “Improving crop disease resistance by implementation of the CRISPR-Cas9 system for targeted genome editing”


Part 2: Institute of Botany, Department of Botanical Genetics and Molecular Biology (Director Prof. Dr. Frank Kempken)

Speaker: Hossein Emami  "A mitochondrial PPR protein effects flowering time and drought tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana"


Part 3: Institute of Botany, Department of Plant Cell Physiology and Biotechnology (Director Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Schulz)

Speaker: Alexander Makowka  "Revision of the central carbon metabolism in cyanobacteria"


Part 4: GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Marine Natural Products Chemistry Research Unit (Director Prof. Dr. Deniz Tasdemir)

Speaker: Ernest Oppong-Danquah "The potential of marine-adapted fungi in control of plant pathogens"
Closing remarks of the symposium: Prof. Dr. Christian Jung
Post-symposium tour: Visit the field and greenhouses of the Plant Breeding Institute (Am Botanischen Garten 22), Dr. Nazgol Emrani
You can find the full program here.