International Symposium on Cereal Leaf Blights 2019 | University College Dublin, Ireland | 22-24 May 2019

Programme

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019
TimeDetailsLocation
09:00 Registration
Foyer, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
09:50 Welcome Address
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
10:00 Evolution and Population Biology
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien centre for Science
10:00 Keynote Address
Eva H Stukenbrock CAU Kiel
10:40 DNA methylation impacts genome evolution of Zymoseptoria tritici
Mareike Möller University of Kiel
11:00 Dramatic recent changes in the population genetic diversity of the Zymoseptoria tritici effector gene AvrStb6
Chris Stephens Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK
11:20 Hectic Life on Wheat Leaves: Dynamics of Phenotypic Selection within Zymoseptoria tritici Populations Facing Microclimatic Heterogeneities
Anne-Lise Boixel UMR BIOGER, INRA, AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, 78850, Thiverval-Grignon, France
11:40 Cultural Management, Fungicide Resistance and Epidemiology
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
11:40 Keynote Address
Bart Fraajie Rothamsted Research
12:20 Independent emergence and spread of azole fungicide resistance in the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici in Australia
Andrew Milgate NSW DPI
12:40 The impact of barley variety rotation, mixtures, and intercropping on leaf disease and silage production
Thomas Turkington Lacombe Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
13:00 Lunch
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
13:00 Gene Annotation Meeting
H1.49, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
14:00 Cultural Management, Fungicide Resistance and Epidemiology
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
14:00 Mechanism of multidrug resistance and risk assessment towards fungicides in Zymoseptoria tritici
Anne-Sophie Walker BIOGER
14:20 Impact of wheat cultivar mixtures on Zymoseptoria tritici evolution over the course of an annual epidemic: the case of the ongoing breakdown of Stb16q
Carolina Orellana-Torrejon UMR ECOSYS, INRA, AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, 78850, Thiverval-Grignon, France
14:40 Assessing the risk of resistance selection towards QiI fungicides in Zymoseptoria tritici
Guillaume Fouché Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Indianapolis, USA
15:00 REVISITING THE BASICS AND THE MULTIPLE RESISTANCE CONCEPT
Fernanda M. Gamba Departamento de Protección Vegetal, Facultad de Agronomía, Estación Experimental “Dr. M. A. Cassinoni”, Ruta 3 k 363, CP 60.000, Paysandú, Uruguay
15:20 Variety mixtures: a promising strategy to improve STB disease management
Petteri Karisto Plant Pathology Group, Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
15:40 Airborne inoculum, fruiting body and genetic structure monitoring provides evidencefor active sexual reproduction of Zymoseptoria tritici on durum wheat
Marwa Hassine Laboratory of Genetics and Cereal Breeding, National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia, Avenue Charles Nicolle 43, 1082 Tunis, Tunisia
16:00 Coffee Break
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
16:20 Cultural Management, Fungicide Resistance and Epidemiology
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
16:20 Keynote Address
Davide Bulgarelli University of Dundee
17:00 Understanding the impact of alternation on resistance evolution by the mean of experimental evolution: the case of Zymoseptoria tritici, the causal agent of septoria leaf blotch
Agathe Ballu UMR1290 BIOGER, INRA, AgroParisTech, Avenue Lucien Brétignières, F78850 Thiverval-Grignon, France
17:20 Novel Strategies for Monitoring Fungicide Resistance in Cereal Pathogens
Nicola Cook John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UH
17:40 Predicting resistance: functional constraints and experimental evolution in Zymoseptoria tritici
Nichola Hawkins Rothamsted Research, UK
18:00 Poster Session and Drinks Reception
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
Thursday, 23 May 2019
TimeDetailsLocation
08:30 Registration
Foyer, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
09:00 Pathogen Functional Genetics and Genomics
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
09:00 Keynote Address
Daniel Croll Universite de Neuchatel
09:40 The role of vegetative hyphal fusions in Zymoseptoria tritici
Carolina S Francisco Plant Pathology Group, Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
10:00 Insertional mutagenesis using TC1-mariner transposon impala is influenced by chromatin modifications in the wheat fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici
Marc-Henri LeBrun UMR BIOGER INRA Campus AgroParisTech Thiverval-Grignon France
10:20 Development and Application of a novel genome editing technique using CRISPR/Cas9 in necrotrophic pathogens
Haseena Khan Peter Solomon
10:40 Coffee Break
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
11:00 Host-Pathogen Interactions
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
11:00 Keynote Address
Kostya Kanyuka Rothamsted Research
11:40 PHOTOPROTECTION PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN DEFENCE AGAINST ZYMOSEPTORIA TRITICI IN WHEAT
Rumiana Ray University of Nottingham
12:00 Epigenetic control of effector genes in the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici
Andrea Sánchez-Vallet ETH Zurich
12:20 Investigating the role of taxonomically restricted genes and their potentially antagonistic role in combatting secreted fungal effectors
Ciarán Brennan UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute, UCD O’Brien Centre for Science (East), University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
12:40 Interactions between Ramularia collo-cygni and barley leaf physiology
Clarinda Burrell Scotland's Rural College and University of Edinburgh
13:00 Lunch
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
14:00 Host-Pathogen Interactions
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
14:00 Current Knowledge of tan spot of wheat in Algeria
Hamikda Benslimane Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Agronomie, Département de Botanique, El-Harrach, Alger, Algleria. (2) Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique d’Algérie
14:20 Screening of small secreted proteins of Ztritici reveals a candidate protein that interacts with host ubiquitin system
Sujit Jung Karki School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin
14:40 Genome wide association in Parastagonospora nodorum identifies novel necrotrophic effectors with unique characteristics
Timothy Friesen USDA-ARS, Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center, Fargo, ND USA
15:00 Cloning of AvrStb9, a gene of Zymoseptoria tritici conferring avirulence on wheat cultivars carrying the Stb9 resistance gene
Thierry C Marcel UMR BIOGER, INRA, AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, 78850 Thiverval-Grignon, France.
15:20 Host Genetics and Resistance Breeding
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
15:20 Keynote Address
Ruth Bryant RAGT Seeds
16:00 Coffee Break
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
16:20 Host Genetics and Resistance Breeding
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
16:20 The first 24 hours: A critical period for STB resistance
Harriet Benbow UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science
16:40 Long-term screening of winter wheat cultivars for Septoria nodorum blotch resistance
Christina Cowger USDA-ARS
17:00 Gala Dinner
Kilruddery House, Bray, County Wicklow
Friday, 24 May 2019
TimeDetailsLocation
08:30 Registration
Foyer, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
09:00 Host Genetics and Resistance Breeding
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
09:00 Genetic and environmental effects on resistance of barley to Ramularia leaf spot, and consequences for variety trialling
James Brown John Innes Centre
09:20 Precision phenotyping reveals novel loci for quantitative resistance to septoria tritici blotch in European winter wheat
Alexey Mikaberidze ETH Zurich
09:40 Accelerating the cloning of resistance genes against Septoria tritici blotch
Cyrille Saintenac INRA/UCA UMR 1095 GDEC (Genetics, Diversity and Ecophysiology of Cereals), Clermont-Ferrand, France
10:00 QTL mapping in a wheat MAGIC population reveals a consistent locus on chromosome 2A across locations and inoculation methods for leaf reactions to Parastagonospora nodorum
Min Lin Department of Plant Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Post Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, Norway
10:20 Insights into the genetics of host-pathogen interactions for septoria nodorum blotch in Norwegian wheat fields and implications for resistance breeding
Morten Lillemo Norwegian University of Life Sciences
10:40 Coffee Break
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
11:00 Host Genetics and Resistance Breeding
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
11:00 Novel sources of resistance to septoria nodorum blotch in the Vavilov wheat collection identified by GWAS
Kar-Chun Tan Curtin University
11:20 Genome wide association study of spot blotch at seedling and adult plant stages in India and Morocco
Sajid Rehman Biodiversity and Crop Improvement Program, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Rabat, Morocco
11:40 Secondary Metabolism and Physiology
Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
11:40 Keynote Address
Richard Oliver Curtin University
12:20 Understanding the in planta mode of action of the rubellin toxin produced by Ramularia collo-cygni
Francois Dussart Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)
13:00 Lunch
Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
13:30 Prize Giving Ceremony
Atrium, UCD O'Brien centre for Science
14:00 EWG Meeting
TBC