October31 2018

33rd Meeting of the Fusarium working group of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Plantenziektenkundige Vereniging

Venue:Westerdijk Institute / Genmab

From 9.00 Coffee & registration at Westerdijk Institute, Uppsalalaan 8
  Lectures at Genmab, Uppsalalaan 15
9:30  Opening/Word of Welcome
9:35  It’s Halloween, but do not fear Fusarium Systematics
David M. Geiser (Penn State University, USA)
10:00 Unravelling the Fusarium oxysporum enigma
Lorenzo Lombard (Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute)
10:25 Return of the mitochondrial DNA
Balazs Brankovics (Wageningen University & Research)
10:50 Finding marker genes for formae speciales of Fusarium oxysporum based on comparative genomics
Mara de Sain (university of Amsterdam)
11:15    Coffee break
11:40 Population analysis of Fusarium crown rot pathogen in China
Zhang Hao (IPP-CAAS, Beijing , China)
12:05 Fusarium solani on tomato in the Netherlands
Carolien Zijlstra (Wageningen University & Research)
12:30  Deciphering the genome and secondary metabolome of the plant pathogen Fusarium culmorum and its interactions with rhizobacteria
Paolina Garbeva (NIOO, Netherlands Institute of Ecology)
12:55 Lunch (Uppsalalaan 8; participants own costs)
  Lectures continued Uppsalalaan 15
14:00  Walking the line of endophytic and pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum
Maria Constantin (University of Amsterdam)
14:25 A partial pathogenicity chromosome in Fusarium oxysporum is sufficient to cause disease and can be horizontally transferred.
Jiming Li (University of Amsterdam)
14:50   Crispr-CAs genome editing in Fusarium poae
Jiang Tan (University of Ghent)
15:15     Closing remarks
15:20    Tea & Cake (Uppsalalaan 8)
15:50  Optional: Tour of the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute

Fusarium lichenicola

Participants of previous meeting of the Fusarium working group