Chairs: Lena Studt-Reinhold, Manuel S. López-Berges
Location: SoWi University of Innsbruck, Hörsaal 1


09:00 - 09:15 Welcome 
  Session I - Secondary metabolism and mycotoxin production
Chairs: Manuel S. López-Berges and Lena Studt-Reinhold
09:15 - 09:30 M. Carmen Limón

New regulators involved in carotenoid biosynthesis in Fusarium fujikuroi

University of Seville
09:30 - 09:45 Tamara Krska

The ceramide synthase CER1 plays a role in selfprotection against FB1

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
09:45 - 10:00 Anna K. Atanasoff-Kardjalieff

The Fusarium PKS8 gene cluster facilitates biosynthesis of the dihydroisocoumarin derivates fusamarins

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
10:00 - 10:15 Jens L. Sørensen

Filling out the gaps – identification of the product of the PKS2 cluster in Fusarium graminearum

Aalborg University
10:15 - 10:30 Marta Franco-Losilla

Role of HmbC, a protein of the HMG-box family, in Fusarium fujikuroi

University of Seville
10:30 - 10:45 Gerlinde Wiesenberger

Fusarium graminearum chemotype differences and virulence

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break  
  Session II - Fusarium-host interaction
Chairs: Gerhard Adam and Teis Esben Sondergaard
11:15 - 11:30 Simon Williams The structural repertoire of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici effectors revealed by experimental and computational studies Australian National University
11:30 - 11:45 Gopal Subramaniam Identification and characterization of effector proteins from F. graminearum using Proximity-dependent biotin identification (BioID) Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
11:45 - 12:00 Babette Vlieger A leap into the unknown: understanding host-jumping by Fusarium oxysporum in cucurbits University of Amsterdam
12:00 - 12:15 Amelia Barber Eye see you: genomic and transcriptomic features of Fusarium solani keratitis isolates Friedrich Schiller University
12:15 - 12:20* Marina Campos Rocha A comprehensive comparison in virulence and immune response of plant and two human pathogenic isolates of Fusarium oxysporum The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
12:20 - 12:25* Einar Martinez de la Parte Comparative genomics reveals accessory chromosomes and differential effector catalogues in Fusarium species causing wilt disease of bananas in Cuba Wageningen University & Research
12:25 - 12:30* Kim Hammond-Kosack Exploring the function of two paralogous F. graminearum effectors reveals an alternative genetic pathway required for virulence on wheat spikes Rothhamsted Research
12:30 - 12:35* Margarita Šimkovicová Fusarium oxysporum resistance mediated by four different tomato R-genes correlates with accumulation of a shared set of xylem sap “guardians” University of Amsterdam
12:35 - 12:40* Clara Sánchez-Rodríguez The media composition affects Fusarium oxysporum infection of plants ETH Zurich
12:40 - 12:45* Andrea Doddi

Virulence and host-specificity in Fusarium oxysporum ff.spp. interactions

University of Rome
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch Break   

Session III - Evolution, taxonomy and genome dynamics
Chairs: Nadia Ponts and Shay Cuovo

13:45 - 14:00 Antonio Di Pietro Genomics-assisted directed evolution for the development of biocontrol strains of the vascular wilt pathogen Fusarium oxysporum University of Cordoba
14:00 - 14:15 Abbeah Mae Navasca Pangenome analysis of Fusarium solani North Dakota State University
14:15 - 14:30 Like Fokkens The Fusarium oxysporum pangenome: mix and match of accessory chromosomes Wageningen University & Research
14:30 - 14:45 Linnea Sandell Meiotic driver homologs in asexual fusarium species Uppsala University
14:45 - 15:00 Marie Foulongne-Oriol Evolve and Resequence approach in the phytopathogenic fungus Fusarium graminearum : from concept to proof of concept? INRAE
15:00 - 15:15 Ana Rodríguez López Capturing transposon dynamics in the fungal pathogen Fusarium oxysporum University of Cordoba
15:15 - 15:30 Lene Lange Using digestive secretome relatedness for elucidating fungal evolution and speciation LL-BioEconomy, Denmark
15:30 - 15:45 Dave Starns FungiDB: Omics-scale data and bioinformatics tools for advanced data mining in support of your research FungiDB
15:50 - 16:15 Coffee Break  
  Session IV - Gene regulation and signaling
Chairs: M. Carmen Limón and Slavica Janevska
16:15 - 16:30 Antoine Vajou Phenotypic plasticity and adaptive potential under abiotic stresses in the phytopatogenic fungus Fusarium graminearum INRAE
16:30 - 16:45 Nora Foroud Modification of the mitogen-activation protein kinase kinase 1 (Mkk1) activation loop in Fusarium graminearum Agriculture And Agri-food Canada
16:45 - 17:00 Julia Marente Similar phenotypes of WcoA and WcoB mutants reveal regulatory functions as a complex in Fusarium fujikuroi University of Seville
17:00 - 17:15 Quyen Hoang UV induce translation in a developmental dependent manner in Fusarium species Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
17:15 - 17:30 Discussion and closing remarks  

 *presentation will be given in a flash-talk format


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