Magnafest 2020

Magnaporthe Meeting | Magnafest 2020

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

February 17th, 2020
09:00 - 09:30Arrival and Coffee Break
Introduction to meeting
09:30 - 09:55Evelina Basenko - University of Liverpool
FungiDB: integrating genomic data for pathogens and model organisms and providing advanced search capabilities and large-scale data analysis
09:55 - 10:20Bozeng Tang - The Sainsbury Laboratory
Transcriptional Regulation of Effectors in the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
10:20 - 10:45Sri Bühring - Institute of Biotechnology and Drug Research
Alternative splicing as an element of signal transduction in multi-step phosphorelay systems in fungi
10:45 - 11:10Jongbum Jeon - Seoul National University
Diversified modulation of transcriptome complexity by alternative splicing during rice- Magnaporthe oryzae interactions
11:10 - 11:40Coffee Break
11:40 - 12:05Frank Menke - The Sainsbury Laboratory
Characterising the Pmk1 MAP Kinase signalling pathway using quantitative proteomic approaches in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
12:05 - 12:30Neftaly Cruz Mireles - The Sainsbury Laboratory
Understanding the Pmk1 MAP kinase signalling pathway during plant colonisation by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
12:30 - 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 - 13:55Takayuki Arazoe - Tokyo University of Science
Ectopic recombination between solo-long terminal repeats triggered pathogenic changes and genome rearrangement in the rice blast fungus
13:55 - 14:20Katharina Bersching - Institute of Biotechnology and Drug
Rapid adaptation of signalling networks in the fungal pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae
14:20 - 14:45Ciaran Griffin - University of Plymouth
The Magnaporthe oryzae circadian clock functions in determining rice blast pathogenicity
14:45 - 15:10Audra Mae Rogers - University of Arkansas
Cellular Control of Proteostasis During Infection-Related Development by the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
15:10 - 15:40Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:05Momotaka Uchida - Tokyo University of Science
Search for genes responsible for female sterility using bulk segregant analysis and knock-out of candidates
16:05 - 16:30Chi-Yeol Kim - Seoul National University
A rice/ Arabidopsis thaliana glycosyl hydrolase gene displays ambivalent immunity with diverse types of phytopathogens
16:30 - 17:00General Discussion