February 17th, 2020

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

09:00 - 09:05Welcome
09:05 - 09:25Kwangwon Lee - Rutgers University, Camden
Habitat specific clock variation and its consequence on reproductive fitness
09:25 - 09:45Luis Larrondo - Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Methylxanthines modulate the circadian period length independently of the action of phosphodiesterase
09:45 - 10:05Ranjan Tamuli - Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Calcium signaling genes play a role in stress tolerance, thermotolerance, cellulose degradation, and circadian clock in Neurospora crassa
10:05 - 10:25Sara Cea-Sánchez - University of Seville
Regulation of conidiation by the velvet complex in Neurospora crassa
10:25 - 10:45Inbal Herold - Hebrew University of Jerusalem
GUL-1 mediates cell wall remodelling via the COT-1 pathway in Neurospora crassa
10:45 - 11:15Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:35Stefanie Pöggeler - University of Göttingen
The role of the STRIPAK complex in sexual development of Sordaria macrospora
11:35 - 11:55Anne Oostlander - University of Braunschweig
SIP-1 is essential for germling fusion of Neurospora crassa, probably by mediating the initiation of cell-cell communication
11:55 - 12:15Hamzeh Hammadeh - University of Braunschweig
BRO1 is required for cell-cell fusion in Neurospora crassa and localizes to a specific subpopulation of vesicles
12:15 - 12:35Areejit Samal - Homi Bhabha National Institute, Chennai
A blueprint of the protein secretion machinery in Neurospora crassa
12:35 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:20Philipp Benz - Technical University of Munich
Crosstalk of cellulose and mannan signaling pathways during plant cell wall perception is inhibitive to cellulase expression
14:20 - 14:40Scott Baker - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland
Fast forward genetics to associate Neurospora crassa mutant phenotypes with genes
14:40 - 15:00Eugene Gladyshev - Institut Pasteur, Paris
Developing a tetO/TetR system in Neurospora crassa
15:00 - 15:20Ines Teichert - University of Bochum
Utilizing a set of fungal deletion and fusion tagging Golden Gate vectors for analyzing the function of regulatory and developmental proteins
15:20 - 15:40Scott Baker - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland
Accessing cutting edge capability at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
15:40 - 16:15Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:35Omar Harb - FungiDB
FungiDB: integrating genomic data for pathogens and model organisms and providing advanced search capabilities and large-scale data analysis
16:35 - 17:30General Discussion