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Plant Pathology 2023 (#ppath2023)
6th September 2023 - 8th September 2023£85.00 – £450.00
Professor Rob Jackson invites you to register for Plant Pathology 2023, the main annual meeting of the BSPP – The British Society for Plant Pathology. The meeting will be held at Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre Wednesday 6th to Friday 8th September.
The meeting will feature open sessions based on submitted abstracts as well as sessions organised by Rob Jackson, the RKS Wood Prize, PH Gregory Prize and J Colhoun Poster Prize. The meeting is being jointly organised with Association of Applied Biologists (aab.org.uk) and will feature additional sessions on ‘Climate Change-induced patterns of plant pests and pathogens’ and ‘Technological solutions to combat climate change-induced biotic challenges’.
The Full Abstract Programme is available here
RKS Wood Prize winner
John Mansfield will be presenting as this years winner of the RKS Wood Prize
Confirmed speakers and provisional titles
- Charlotte Nellist (NIAB, UK) ‘Deploying durable resistance to turnip mosaic virus in Brassica’
- Dan Bebber (University of Exeter) ‘Climate Change effects on plant pests and pathogens’
- David Guttman (University of Toronto, Canada) ‘Uncovering virulence landscapes and host immunodiversity using effector pangenomes’
- Debbie Hemming (Met Office, UK) ‘Improving climate data and modelling to inform plant biosecurity
- Eleanor Gilroy (James Hutton Institute, UK) ‘Tuning the wavelength: pathogen effectors, light and immunity’
- Hailing Jin (University of California, US) ‘Cross-kingdom RNA trafficking between plants and fungal pathogens’
- Jon West and Kevin King (Rothamsted Research) ‘The pros and cons of different surveillance and monitoring approaches’
- Jos Raaijmakers (University of Leiden, Netherlands) ‘Breaking the witches’ spell’
- Mark Banfield (The John Innes Centre, UK) ‘Engineering plant NLR immune receptors to combat blast disease’
- Paul Rainey (Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany) ‘Manipulation of bacterial metabolism by mobile genetic elements and consequences for pathogenicity’
- Richard Hamelin (University of British Columbia, Canada) ‘Forests in the Anthropocene: combatting invasive pathogens and climate change’
- Rosa Lozano-Duran (University of Tubingen, Germany) ‘How to use six genes to conquer a plant: learning from geminiviruses’
- Wenbo Ma (The Sainsbury Lab, UK) ‘Modularity-driven diversification of pathogen effectors’
Abstract submission deadline has now passed.
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Registration and accommodation for Plant Pathology 2023
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