National Research Council of Italy

Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources

Summer school: "Climate change and crop productivity: the role of plant physiology, breeding and biotechnology" (Jun 12-15, 2018)

VII Annual Meeting of the Plant Genetic and Biotechnology Network
Summer school
In collaboration with the Italian Society for Plant Biology (SIBV)

Climate change and crop productivity:
the role of plant physiology, breeding and biotechnology

Isola Polvese del lago Trasimeno (PG) - June 12-15, 2018


Tuesday,12th June

13.00 - 14.30 Registration of participants
14.30 - 15.00 Opening remarks

Session I

15.00-16.00 World climate in the next century - Antonello Pasini, CNR - Institute for Atmospheric
Pollution, Italy
16.00-17.00 Topic: Abiotic stresses - Andreas Weber - University of Duesseldorf, Germany
17.00-18.00 Role of redox homeostasis in thermo-tolerance under a climate change scenario
M.C. De Pinto, University of Bari, Italy
18.00-18.30 General discussion
19.30 Dinner

Wednesday,13th June

Session II

9.00-10.00 Resequencing the barley exome to identify allelic variants in loci controlling
plant adaptation to environment. Luigi Cattivelli, CREA, Fiorenzuola
10.00-11.00 Topic: Epigenetics - Serena Varotto, University of Padova, Italy
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.30 Plant ecophysiological responses to simulated climate change -
Josè Ignatio Querejeta Mercader, CEBAS-CSIC, University of Murcia, Spain
12.30 -13.00 General discussion
13.00-15.00 lunch

Session III

15.00-16.00 Abiotic stress responses in legumes: Strategies to cope with environmental challenges -
Carlota Patto, Universitade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
16.00-17.00 Plant responses to flooding - Pierdomenico Perata, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
17.00-18.00 Topic: Abiotic stresses - Albino Maggio, University of Napoli Federico II
18.00-18.30 General discussion

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by: Gabriele Bucci - Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018 (08:56)