Monday the 17th February 2020

Location: Sapienza University of Rome
Building: CU022 – Side: Botanica – Floor: Ground – Room: C

Organizers: Riccardo Baroncelli – Universidad de Salamanca, Serenella Sukno – Universidad de Salamanca

09:00 - 09:15Arrival of participants and Welcome
09:15 - 09:40Michael Thon - University of Salamanca
Horizontal gene transfer contributes to virulence in Colletotrichum
09:40 - 10:05Pamela Gan - Riken
Genome rearrangements drive evolution of virulence-related genes in the genomes of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex
10:05 - 10:45Vladimiro Guarnaccia - University of Torino
Colletotrichum species diversity on aromatic and ornamental plant hosts in Italy
10:45 - 11:15Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:40Noam Alkan - The Volcani Center
Glycosylated flavonoids - fruit hidden arsenal against fungal pathogens
11:40 - 12:05Lars Voll - Philipps-University Marburg
Reactive Oxygen Species dosage in Arabidopsis chloroplasts improves resistance towards Colletotrichum higginsianum in a WRKY33-dependent fashion
12:05 - 12:45Bastien Bissaro - Aix-Marseille Université
Investigating the role of a fungal oxidase-peroxidase tandem in plant pathogenicity
12:45 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:25Carmit Ziv - The Volcani Center
The effect of fruit sugar level on the pathogenicity mechanism and host response during Colletotrichum infection of red tomatoes
14:25 - 14:50Gaetan Le Floch - University of Brest
Infectious process and intraspecific diversity of Colletotrichum lupini, a fungal pathogen responsible for lupin anthracnose
14:50 - 15:15Pedro Talhinhas - Universidade de Lisboa
The olive anthracnose pathosystem as a case-study for fungal taxonomy, epidemiology and host-pathogen interactions towards sustainable disease resistance
15:15 - 15:50Eduardo Goulin - Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Santa Catarina
Colletotrichum and Citrus, the Postbloom fruit drop studies advances
15:50 - 16:15Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:35Peter Plaumann - Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
To have or not to have: A dispensable chromosome enables host colonization in the pathosystem Colletotrichum higginsianum – Arabidopsis thaliana
16:35 - 16:55Thaís Regina Boufleur - University of São Paulo
Colletotrichum truncatum effector repertoire revealed by comparative genomics and transcriptomics analyses
16:55 - 17:15Joris Alkemade - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Genetic diversity within Colletotrichum lupini, the causal agent of lupin anthracnose, and its virulence on white lupin (Lupinus albus)
17:15 - 17:30Closure