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  • At The Forefront Of Plant Research

    15 - 16 June 2017

    Gent, Belgium

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    At The Forefront Of Plant Research https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/at-the-forefront-of-plant-research Understanding and exploiting plant life lies at the heart of human civilization. Not only do we rely on plants to feed a growing world population and to improve our standard of living, plants also play a pivotal role in providing a significant portion of our energy needs, and in fulfilling our demand for renewable industrial resources. It is expected that technological advances will further boost crop productivity and quality in a wider range of applications. In addition, new technologies will enable the development of agricultural practices that are in better harmony with the natural environment. The genomics revolution has been steering plant life sciences for more than a decade now. For that reason it is good to reflect and look ahead to which new opportunities are on the horizon. The aim of this conference is to unite leaders from a wide range of pioneering research topics, to give us a glimpse of where plant science will lead us to in the coming decade. 2017-06-15 08:00:00 UTC 2017-06-16 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences NV Zebrastraat, 32, Zebrastraat, Gent, Belgium NV Zebrastraat, 32, Zebrastraat Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 Plant biology VIB conferences@vib.be [] Life Science Researchers 250 meetings_and_conferences [] plantbiologygenomics
  • Medical Biotechnology

    24 - 25 May 2018

    Gent, Belgium

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    Medical Biotechnology https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/medical-biotechnology “New research issues in the life sciences require new research tools,” said Nico Callewaert of the VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology and organizing committee member of this conference. “We are pushing back the limits of bio-analytical and bioengineering tools to arrive at a new technological approach to drug development, diagnostics, vaccines, therapies, etc.” With this conference on Medical Biotechnology VIB will bring together experts in the field to discuss the new developments and future challenges in this field. During four plenary sessions the following topics will be covered: • biopharmaceutical technology; • targeted delivery; • diagnostics & biomarkers; • vaccines. Registration is now open! 2018-05-24 08:45:00 UTC 2018-05-25 18:00:00 UTC VIB Conference Series Universiteit Gent - Aula, 9, Voldersstraat, Gent, Belgium Universiteit Gent - Aula, 9, Voldersstraat Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 [] Practical questions: VIB conferences team +32 9 244 66 11 or conferences@vib.be [] PhDAcademicsIndustry 250 meetings_and_conferences first_come_first_served medical biomarkers diagnosticsvaccine developmentbiopharmaceutical technologymedical biotechnolgyantiviral immunityviral growth and purificationnext-generation biologicstherapeutic applicationdrug discoverypersonalized medicinebiomoleculartherapeutic antibodiesbiobettersdiagnostic toolsvaccinesdiagnostics & biomarkerstargeted therapeuticstargeted deliveryBiotherapeuticsBiopharmaceuticalsbiopharma
  • Regulatory Oxylipins

    1 - 4 April 2019

    Gent, Belgium

    Elixir node event
    Regulatory Oxylipins https://tess.elixir-europe.org/events/regulatory-oxylipins-661da9dc-2159-4a34-8809-7851dfbe0b8a Oxylipins, from plants and other organisms, form a constantly growing group of signalling molecules that comprise oxygenated fatty acids and their metabolites. The most renowned regulatory oxylipins are undoubtedly the jasmonates, which, following their discovery in the 1960s, became recognized as regulators of defence, floral organ development and fertility, as growth inhibitors and modulators of senescence, and as elicitors of specialized metabolism in numerous plant species. As such, the jasmonates currently belong to an elite group of heavily investigated phytohormones. Over the last decade, the understanding of biosynthesis, metabolism, and action of regulatory oxylipins has greatly advanced. The ROXY2019 meeting wishes to bring together the international community and leading researchers in the field. Thereby it aims to provide a timely and exciting forum to present and discuss the recent advances and expertise on the study of these molecules that are so crucial for plant growth, development, metabolism, and interaction with the environment. There will be seven plenary sessions that, through combining lectures from invited speakers and short talks on selected abstracts and posters, will highlight the various aspects involved in Regulatory Oxylipin research. These sessions cover the following major themes: Regulatory oxylipins in emerging model systems and non-plant systems, Biochemistry and structural biology, Control of growth and defence, Control of Metabolism, Reproduction, Jasmonate signalling mechanisms and Long-distance signalling, Ecology. We look forward to your contributions to make this an exciting conference. See you in Gent! The organizers Alain Goossens and Ted Farmer Poster information Format: A0 (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in), portrait orientation 2019-04-01 09:00:00 UTC 2019-04-04 17:00:00 UTC VIB Conferences - Alain Goossens & Ted Farmer Ghent University - Aula, 9, Voldersstraat, Gent, Belgium Ghent University - Aula, 9, Voldersstraat Gent Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9000 [] conferences@vib.be Faculty of ScienceJournal of Experimental BotanyPCP (Plant & Cell Physiology)The Plant CellThe Plant Journal [] [] [] Regulatory OxylipinsBiochemistrystructural biologyMetabolismreproductionJasmonate signallingEcology
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