Speaker: Prof Michael Crisp, Emeritus Professor (Ecology& Evolution, RSB)
Abstract - Callitris belongs to one of the three most diverse extant conifer families and currently is the most species-rich conifer genus in Australia
Speaker: Dr Markus Teige, University of Vienna, Austria
Abstract - Calcium is an important secondary messenger in plant signalling and chloroplasts are able to store large amounts of calcium.
Speaker: Dr Carl Procko, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, USA
Abstract - Plant architecture is optimized for the local light environment.
Speaker: Prof Patricia Leon, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Abstract - Chloroplasts act as metabolic hubs and in turn they are central sensors that continuosly communicate its status to the cell.