14 July 2016

SCI Young Researchers in Crop Sciences 2016

Organised by:

SCI Agrisciences Group

Syngenta, Jealott’s Hill International Research Centre, UK

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Synopsis

This event is for early career scientists researching in biological, chemical, environmental and other relevant sciences interested in learning about progress and meeting new talent in agrisciences.

  • Raise your profile, build networks, find ideas and inspiration
  • Hone your career skills
  • Spot new talent in crop science research

Topics will cover a wide variety of disciplines including: crop protection, abiotic stress, plant physiology, plant pathology, molecular biology and soil science.


Programme

Day 1 - 14 July 2016

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09:00
Registration and refreshments
09:30
Chair's welcome
09:35
Keynote talk Dr Hans Cools, Syngenta
10:00
SP2, a novel regulator of protein import into chloroplasts William Broad, University of Oxford
10:20
Dose response relationship of droplet applications for the leaf specific weed control in vegetable crops Nikolaos Koukiasas, University of Reading
10:40
Refreshment break and poster session
11:00
Characterisation of barley resistance to Rhynchosporium Lucie Griffe, James Hutton Institute
11:20
Investigating asexual reproduction in Zymoseptoria tritici, a pathogen of wheat Anna Tiley, University of Bristol
11:40
Functional characterization of aphid candidate effectors and their potential host targets Camille Lenoir, James Hutton Institute
12:00
Flash presentations: 3 presenters given 5 minutes and 5 slides to explain their posters
12:20
Lunch and poster session Tour of Jealott’s Hill International Research Centre (optional) – 40 mins, 13:00-13:40
13:50
Phyllostictine A: proceedings in total synthesis/biological/structure activity Martin Riemer, University of Warwick
14:10
Spore trapping and detection of important agricultural pathogens – enhancing support for more timely disease mitigation strategies Ian Brittain, FERA Science Ltd
14:30
Humidity as a determinant of heat stress tolerance in wheat Rahme Seyhun, University of Reading
14:50
Flash presentations: 3 presenters given 5 minutes and 5 slides to explain their posters
15:10
Refreshment break and poster session
15:30
The evolution and diversification of novel biosynthetic function/s in plant pathogen effectors: a basis for specific pathogen – informed drug design Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, University of Dundee
15:50
The impact on soil physicochemical properties following addition of micro and macroalgal species Emanga Alobwede, University of Sheffield
16:10
Farmers’ incentive for encouraging natural pest control in Europe Maria Zhang, University of Reading
16:30
Closing remarks
16:40
Wine reception and prize giving
17:40
Meeting close

Venue and Contact

Syngenta

Jealott’s Hill International Research Centre, 
Bracknell, 
Berkshire, 
RG42 6EY

 

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees

Early Bird fees before Friday 24 June 2016

£30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Members
£45 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Members

 

Standard fees after Friday 24 June 2016

£35 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SCI Members 
£55 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Non-Members 

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Organising Committee

Alan Baylis, SCI/Nuvistix Innovation
James Fountaine, SCI/Syngenta
Suzanne Partridge, SCI/Rothamsted Research