Meetings

VENUE: Altes AKH, Courtyard 2.6, Lecture hall C1, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien

CHEMICAL BIOLOGY: METHODS, PROGRESS, PERSPECTIVES

February 11th – 13th, 2013

Abstract submission deadline: December 20th, 2012

Early bird registration deadline: December 1st, 2012

Homepage: http://vipca.at/ChemBiol

Conference Organisers: chemical-biology@vipca.at

 

GENE TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIES INTO MULTICELLULAR EUKARYOTES

February 13th – 15th, 2013

Abstract submission deadline: December 20th, 2012

Early bird registration deadline: December 1st, 2012

Homepage: http://vipca.at/GeneTransfer

Conference Organisers: gene-transfer@vipca.at

 

PLANT GENETICS AND BREEDING TECHNOLOGIES

February 18th – 20th, 2013

Abstract submission deadline: December 20th, 2012

Early bird registration deadline: December 1st, 2012

Homepage: http://vipca.at/PlantGenBreed

Conference Organisers: plant-genetics@vipca.at

 

PLANT DISEASES & RESISTANCE MECHANISMS

February 20th – 22nd, 2013

Abstract submission deadline: December 20th, 2012

Early bird registration deadline: December 1st, 2012

Homepage: http://vipca.at/PlantDiseases

Conference Organisers: plant-diseases@vipca.at


CONFERENCE RESEARCH TOPICS AND SPEAKERS:

 

'Chemical Biology: Methods, Progress, Perspectives' will cover the following topics:

 

  • •    Strategies for Bioactive Small Molecule Discovery
  • •    Designing Focused Chemical Libraries
  • •    High-Content and High-Throughput Assay Design
  • •    Screening in Forward and Reverse Genetics
  • •    Chemoinformatics and Computational Chemical Biology
  • •    Molecular Imaging and Switching Tools, Probing Living Systems at the Chemical Level
  • •    Chemical Biology in Drug Discovery & Probing Cancer Pathways
  • •    Chemical Biology and Genetics for Deciphering Cell Signalling Pathways: Protein, Nucleic acid and Carbohydrate Modifications 
  • •    Identification of Direct Targets of Small Molecules & Approaches to Discover Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitors
  • •    From Chemical Biology to Biotechnology
  • •    Emerging Areas in Chemical Biology

 

Amongst the invited speakers are internationally known names such as Bajorath, J. (Germany), Bradley, M. (UK), Dell, A. (UK), Deprez, B. (France), Dufrene, Y.F. (Belgium), Famulok, M. (Germany), Hofkens, J. (Belgium), Huang, J. (USA), Kwon H.J. (Republic of Korea), Marechal, E. (France), Marx, A. (Germany), Mestres, J. (Spain), Nislow, C. (Canada), Rognan, D. (France), Schmid, A. (Germany), Zanders, E.D. (UK) and others.

 

For any questions please contact Mondial vipca1.2013@mondial-congress.com

or the conference organizers: chemical-biology@vipca.at

 

 

'Gene Transfer into Multicellular Eukaryotes' will cover the following topics: 

 

  • •    Advances in Gene Transfer Technologies 
  • •    Non-viral Gene Transfer Systems: Physical & Chemical Methods
  • •    Principles of Non-viral Vector Design and Production
  • •    Episomal and Other Vectors for Gene Transfer
  • •    Advancements in Retroviral Vector Design, Generation & Application
  • •    Gene Targeting, Genome Engineering and Repair
  • •    Gene Transfer Technologies into Mouse and Other Model Eukaryotes
  • •    Gene Transfer into Non Mouse Animal Models
  • •    Mammals Genetic Transformation and Biotechnology 
  • •    Plant Genetic Transformation and Biotechnology 
  • •    Emerging Gene Transfer Technologies
  • •    Enabling Technologies: male sterility, self incompatibility, apomixis

 

Amongst the invited speakers are internationally known names such as Airenne, K (Finland), Bonini, C (Italy), Cathomen, T (Germany), Dexi Liu (USA), Harbottle R.P (UK), Houdebine, L-M (France), Huang, L (USA), Ivics, Z (Germany), Kamimura K (Japan), Niemann, H (Germany), Ohtsuka, M (Japan), Park, T.G. (South Korea), Saunders, T (USA), Sorensen CB (Denmark), Thrasher, A.J (UK), Wagner, E. (Germany) and others.

 

For any questions please contact Mondial vipca1.2013@mondial-congress.com

or the conference organizers gene-transfer@vipca.at

 

'Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies' will cover the following topics: 

 

  • •    Plant Genetic Resources, Natural Variability, Heterosis
  • •    Plant Genetic Populations and Population Genetics
  • •    Polyploidy in Plant Genetics and Breeding 
  • •    Haploids and Doubled Haploids in Plant Genetics and Breeding
  • •    Molecular Breeding tools: "Omics" and Arrays
  • •    Molecular Markers and Marker Identification Technologies
  • •    Mapping of Plant Genes and Map Based Cloning
  • •    Genomics Assisted and Marker - Assisted Breeding
  • •    Molecular Plant breeding
  • •    Genetics and Breeding of Quantitative Trait Loci
  • •    Modelling and Simulation of Plant Genetics and Breeding
  • •    Genotype-to-Phenotype modelling
  • •    High-throughput Plant Phenotyping
  • •    Breeding for Important Traits 
  • •    Emerging New Technologies & Innovative Breeding

 

Chen, Z.J. (USA), Edwards, D (Australia), Fleury, D (Australia), Graner, A (Germany), Jiankang Wang (China), Koorneef, M (Germany-The Netherlands), Parry MA (UK), Rob Dirks (The Netherlands), Röder, M.S. (Germany), Schreiber, F (Germany), Touraev, A (Austria), Tuberosa, R (Italy), van Eeuwijk, F (The Netherlands), Visser R.RGF (The Netherlands), Waugh, R (Scotland, UK) and others.

 

For any questions please contact Mondial vipca2.2013@mondial-congress.com

or the conference organizers plant-genetics@vipca.at

 

 

'Plant Diseases and Resistance Mechanisms' will cover the following topics:

 

  • •    Ecology of Host-Parasite Interaction
  • •    Plant-Parasite Coevolution & Evolution of Host Protection
  • •    Genetics and Genomics of Plant Disease Resistance
  • •    Plant Defence Activators
  • •    Plant Response to Pathogens and Diseases: Immunity and SAR
  • •    Plant Pathogen Effectors and their Action
  • •    Computational Models for Elucidating Plant-Pathogen Interactions
  • •    Plant Diseases, Resistance and Bioinformatics Platforms 
  • •    Elicitors and Hormone Signal Transduction of Plant Pathogenesis and Resistance
  • •    Signal Transduction of Plant Pathogenesis and Resistance
  • •    Natural and Induced Resistance Mechanisms Against Plant Pathogens 
  • •    Breeding and Biotechnology of Plant Diseases Resistance
  • •    Engineering Pathogen Resistance in Crop Plants
  • •    Detection and Molecular Diagnosis of Plant Disease