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2005 Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America

 

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“Integrative Plant Biochemistry as We Approach 2010!”

July 30 - August 3, 2005

Sunday, July 31st

Session I – Metabolic Networks

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM  Sue Rhee (TAIR, Carnegie, Stanford) – Bioinformatics and Metabolic Networks (Confirmed)

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM  Bjorn Hamberger (U. British Columbia) -  Plant Phenylpropanoid Metabolism (Invited

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM   Natalia Dudareva (Purdue) – MEP Pathway and Rhythmic Terpene Emission (Confirmed)

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM Mary Wildermuth (U. California – Berkeley) – Metabolic Pathways and Networks involved in Plant-Pathogen Interactions  (Confirmed)

Session II – Temporal and Spatial Regulation of Metabolism

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM   Peter Facchini (U. Calgary) – Cellular and Subcellular Compartmentalization of Alkaloid Biosynthesis (Confirmed)

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM   Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM  Jennifer Normanly (U. Massachusetts – Amherst) – Auxin Biology and Biosynthesis (Confirmed)

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM  Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM  Jon Page (National Research Council – Saskatoon) – Hops, Trichomes and Prenylated Flavonoids (Confirmed)

Monday, August 1

Session III – Biosynthesis and Regulation of Signaling Molecules

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM  Yunde Zhao (U. California 8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Yunde Zhao (U. California – San Diego) – Auxin Signalling and Homeostasis (Confirmed)

10 AM - 9:50 AM Angus Murphy (Purdue University) – Flavonoid Modulation of Auxin Transport Mechanisms (Confirmed)

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM W. David Nes (Texas Tech U.) – Engineering Phytosterol Enzymes to Understand Function and Evolution of Activity (Confirmed)

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Eran Pichersky (U. Michigan) – Methylation and Demethylation of Plant Signal Molecules (Confirmed)

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

Session IV – Translational Opportunities in Plant Biochemistry (Chappell Chair)

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Ikhlas A. Khan (U. Mississippi)  – The Natural Product Repository and Natural Product Quality Control (Confirmed)

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM  Bryan Greenhagen (Allylix, Inc) – Heterologous Sesquiterpene Production Platforms (Confirmed)

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM  Sekhar Boddupalli (Galileo Pharmaceuticals) – Inflammatory Pathway Modulators and Plant Natural Products (Confirmed)

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM  Ed Cahoon (Danforth) – Unusual Fatty Acid Synthesis and Metabolism (Confirmed)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

Tuesday, August 2

Session V – Lipids, Fatty Acids and Related Molecules

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM  Basil Nikolau (Iowa State U.) – Regulation of Plant Lipid Metabolism (Confirmed)

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM  Daniel Cook (USDA-U. Mississippi) – Sorgoleone Biosynthesis and Plant Polyketide Synthases (Confirmed)

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM  Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

Wednesday, August 3

Session VI – Conservation and Divergence in Enzyme Function

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM  Joerg Degenhardt (Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology) – Allelic Variation in Terpene Synthases (Confirmed)

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM    Sarah O’Connor (MIT) – Chemistry and Mechanism of Alkaloid Biosynthesis (Confirmed)

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM   Dan Panaccione (West Virginia University) - Origins and significance of ergot alkaloid diversity in fungi (Confirmed)

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM Eyal Fridman (U. Michigan) – Plant Esterases and Methylketone Biosynthesis (Confirmed)

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Short Talk from Submitted Abstracts

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