Monthly Archives: March 2007

Updated Schedule

Here is an updated schedule for the Colletotrichum Meeting that will be held immediately following the Fungal Genetics Meeting at Asilomar

SCHEDULE FOR THE COLLETOTRICHUM MEETING

9:00-9:30 Michael Thon, Lisa Vaillancourt
The Colletotrichum genome project.

9:30-9:55 Richard O’Connell
The Colletotrichum higginsianum-Arabidopsis pathosystem as a model for studying fungal biotrophy and plant susceptibility

9:55-10:20 Bernard Dumas
Pathogen effectors and plant immunity in Colletotrichum-legume interactions

COFFEE BREAK

10:40-11:05 Yasuyuki Kubo
The Colletotrichum lagenarium ClaSSD1 gene is essential for infection by circumventing host defense responses

11:05-11:30 Yoshitaka Takano
Nonhost resistance in Arabidopsis-Colletotrichum interactions

11:30-11:55 Saurabh Kulshrethsa
The role of glycerol metabolism in the Colletotrichum higginsianum-Arabidopsis interaction

LUNCH

1:00-1:25 Weihua Tang
The application of laser microdissection to in planta gene expression profiling of the maize anthracnose stalk rot fungus Colletotrichum graminicola.

1:25-1:50 Stefan Wirsel
The YSST screen identifies secreted proteins of the corn pathogen Colletotrichum graminicola.

1:50-2:15 Yong Hwan Lee
Functional Genomics Initiatives for Colletotrichum acutatum

2:15-2:40 Dov Prusky
Factors modulating pathogenicity of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides under alkaline conditions.

COFFEE BREAK

3:00-3:25 June Simpson
Development of a molecular marker based genetic linkage map for Colletotrichum lindemuthianum.

3:25-3:50 Prasad Sreenivasaprasad
Molecular analysis of population diversity and pathogenicity in Colletotrichum acutatum

3:50-4:15 Joanne Crouch
Striking a balance between phylogenetic history, character diagnosis and rank-based systems of taxonomical nomenclature in the genus Colletotrichum.

4:15-5:15 Discussion of the future of the Colletotrichum group, including genome annotation, taxonomy initiatives, Colletotrichum web site, etc.

DINNER