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Arms race: Evolution of plant pathogens and their hosts

2nd September 2019 - 3rd September 2019

Register Now – BSPP 2019 Presidential Conference

Registration is now open for the 2019 BSPP Presidential meeting…

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Registration fees for BSPP members are £150 and £100 for students; for non-members the respective fees are £220 and £140. The fee includes all talks, breaks, lunches, poster reception and conference dinner.Please note that you will have to organise your own accommodation, with the exception of invited speakers.

Offers of talks (for the main meeting and the PH Gregory competition) and posters are welcome and should be made using this form. The deadline for submission is 9 July 2019.

This two day conference will present current knowledge of how pathogens overcome host defences and how plants respond to evolving disease challenges. Welcome to the Arms Race – an exciting opportunity to learn what’s happening at a crucial frontier of scientific research.

Invited speakers at this two day conference will include:
David Guttman (U Toronto, Canada) and Honour McCann (Massey University, NZ) on bacterial plant pathogens, Wenbo Ma (UC Riverside, USA) on fungi, Sebastian Schornack (U Cambridge) on oomycetes and John Carr (U Cambridge) on viruses.

The 2019 winner of the prestigious RKS Wood Prize will give a talk and prizes will be awarded for best student talk and poster. Details of how to submit presentations will be announced shortly on the BSPP website.

For further info please contact: the BSPP Programme Secretary meetings@bspp.org.uk


2nd September 2019
3rd September 2019
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UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC), University of the West of England, Bristol