UPSC days 2012 will take place at 2-3 October. On this page we will continuously publish information about the event. To begin with you should register to be able to participate and to get lunches and to join the evening dinner at 2nd of October.

Deadline for registration and abstract submission is the 25th of September 2012.
There will be a travel grant of 8.000sek awarded for the best poster presented. For novel posters and UPSC Days attendance PhD students may get maximally 1 credit (discuss with your supervisor). Although we encourage you to present new posters, do not hesitate to recycle recent posters and abstracts. The aim of the posters sessions will be to get a complete overview of the activities at UPSC.




Programme


    Download programme (available soon)

    whitesnow = Lunches, coffee brakes and dinner
    wheat = Poster sessions



    Tuesday, 2nd of October

    09.00-09.10

    Åsa Strand



    Opening note

    09.10-09.25

    Göran Samuelsson



    Looking back into UPSC’ history

    09.25-09.50

    Nathaniel Street

    Nathaniel Street

    UPSC bioinformatics resources for genomic and transcriptomic exploration

    09.50-10.15

    Andreas Grönlund

    Andreas Grönlund

    Towards an understanding of cellular regulation

    Coffee Break

    10.45-11.10

    Markus Grebe

    Markus Grebe

    Planar polarity and the cytoskeleton in the Arabidopsis root epidermis

    11.10-11.35

    Maria Israelsson-Nordström

    Maria Israelsson-Nordström

    CO2 signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana guard cells

    11.35-12.05

    Thomas Moritz

    Ilka Abreu

    Metabolomics as an application in reverse genetics: Arabidopsis mutants of different MEDIATOR subunits as an example.

    Lunch

    Poster

    14.00-14.25

    Ewa Mellerowicz

    Christine Ratke

    Optimizing wood polysaccharide matrix for energy

    14.25-14.50

    Stefan Jansson

    Malgorzata Pietrzykowska

    The roles of LHCII proteins in adaptation to changing light quality.

    14.50-15.15

    Per Gardeström

    Oliver Keech

    Leaf Senescence

    Coffee break

    15.45-16.10

    Åsa Strand

    Carole Dubreuil

    Plastid-to-nucleus communication, signals controlling the running of the plant cell

    16.10-16.35

    Göran Samuelsson

    Göran Samuelsson

    Some preliminary results from a low budget research group

    16.35-18.00

    Poster

    18.00-

    Dinner

    Poster award

    Wednesday, 3rd of October

    09.00-09.25

    Åsa Strand



    Activities of the UPSC Board

    09.25-09.50

    Ove Nilsson



    Berzelii

    09.50-10.15

    Catherine Bellini

    Irene Perrone

    Characterization of auxin-related genes network involved in regulating the earliest steps of adventitious root initiation in P. trichocarpa
    (easy- to-root) and P. tremula (difficult-to-root) species.

    Coffee break

    10.45-11.10

    Maria Eriksson

    Mark Rühl

    Modeling and experimental data suggest EARLY BIRD mediates control of TOC1 in the circadian clock of Arabidopsis thaliana

    11.10-11.35

    Benedicte Albrectsen

    Ken Keefover-Ring

    Defensive strategies in Swedish aspen against biotic stress.

    11.35-12.00

    Leszek Kleczkowski

    Leszek Kleczkowski

    Structure/ function of UDP-sugar producing pyrophosphorylases.

    12.00-13.00

    Lunch