11 July 2017

Young Researchers in Crop Sciences 2017

Organised by:

 SCI's Agrisciences Group

Rothamsted Research

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Synopsis
The previous six very successful events in this annual series have included a wide range of disciplines such as agronomy, crop and plant physiology, environmental sciences, molecular biology, plant nutrition, soil science, crop protection, analytical chemistry, biofuels and biomaterials.
Attendees

This event is for early career scientists researching in biological, chemical, environmental and other relevant sciences who would like to present their work, and all those interested in learning about progress and meeting new talent in agrisciences.

  • Experience presenting to a multidisciplinary audience
  • Raise your profile, build networks, find ideas and inspiration
  • Hone your career skills

Programme

Day 1 - 11th July 2017

Event Schedule
9:15
Registration and posters
10:10
Crops and robbers (and beneficial fungi); Characterisation of the volatile signalling from the beneficial soil fungus trichoderma hamatum Gareth Thomas, Rothamsted Research, University of Warwick
10:30
Establishing the link between plant stress signaling and activatable endogenous pararetroviruses Ajith Rathnayake Mudiyanselage, NRI, University of Greenwich
10:50
Mapping and characterizing epigenetic loci that control heritable disease resistance in Arabidopsis Furci L. Jain, University of Sheffield
11:10
Refreshments and posters
11:40
Temperature but not the circadian clock determines nocturnal carbohydrate availability for growth in cereals Lukas Mueller, University of Cambridge
12:00
Non-host resistance (NHR) to the wheat powdery mildew pathogen, Blumeria graminis tritici (Bgt) Mathilde Daniau, Wageningen University
12:20
Flash presentations
12:50
Lunch and posters
14:00
Mini-Workshop: Networking for Careers and Ideas
14.20
Cryptic species within cryptic species: previously unrecognised species diversity within the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, species complex Sona Vyskocilova, University of Greenwich
14:40
Elucidating the biosynthesis of the aphid sex pheromone Suzanne Partridge; Rothamsted Research
15:00
Structural basis for the 3-hydroxypropionate cycle of Chloroflexus aurantiacus Burak Kabasakal, Imperial College
15:20
Refreshments and posters
15:50
New opportunities to investigate insecticide and acaricide ion channel targets through their differential interactions with novel chemical agonists Sofia Iqbal, Rothamsted Research
16:10
Resistance to metrafenone of Erysiphe necator and insights into its mode of action Andrea Kunova, University of Milan
16:30
Effect of different nitrogen levels on protein polymerization and solvent retention capacity of wheat flour Abrah Hussain, Rothamsted Research
16:50
Investigation into the structural features of biochar as a cause for change in available water capacity of a sandy soil Hannah Scott, University of Greenwich
17:10
Wine reception and prizes
18:00
Meeting close

Venue and Contact

Rothamsted Reasearch

West Common
Harpenden 
Herts
AL5 2JQ

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Fees
Early Bird Fees before Friday 12 May:

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

Standard Fees after Friday 12 May:

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

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Speaker

Dr Stephen Young, Vice-President of Business Development, Sygnature Discovery

Related Events

Poster submissions welcome before Tuesday 11 July 2017

Prizes will be awarded, focusing on quality of science and clarity of communication.

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