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Colletotrichum Workshop 2008

Colletotrichum Workshop Date: 9 April 2008

Venue: European Fungal Genetics meeting (ECFG9), David Hume Tower Conference Room

Workshop Programme (Abstracts):

9.00 – 9.30            Coffee & Introductions

9.30 – 10.00            A Genome Sequence for the model hemibiotroph Colletotrichum graminicola            Lisa Vaillancourt, Marty Dickman, Lijun Ma, Mike Thon, Jeff Osborn

10.00 – 10.15            FPC-DB: The Fungal Protein Cluster Database and its use for comparative fungal genomics. Mike Thon

10.15 – 10.45            The yeast signal sequence trap identifies secreted proteins of the 

hemibiotrophic corn pathogen Colletotrichum graminicola. Stefan Wirsel

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee

11.15 – 11.45            Role of STE12-like transcription factors in the production of microbial effectors inducing plant immunity in Colletotrichum-Legumes interactions. Bernard Dumas et al

11.45 -12.15            Overview of Colletotrichum research at Saskatchewan. Sabine Banniza

12.15 -12.30 Identification and functional analysis of ClaKEL1 gene encoding kelch repeat protein in Colletotrichum lagenarium. Ayumu Sakaguchi

12.30 – 1.30 Lunch

1.30 – 1.45            Mining candidate effectors from the secretome of Colletotrichum higginsianum appressoria. Jochen Kleemann et al

1.45 – 2.15            Identification of biotrophy-related genes in Colletotrichum higginsianum. Hiroyuki Takahara et al

2.15 – 2.30            Development of a high throughput system for large-scale gene discovery in Colletotrichum higginsianum. Hiroshi Terada, Kie Tsuboi, Ai Mori, Gento Tsuji, and Yasuyuki Kubo

2.30 – 2.45            Colletotrichum spp. associated with coffee berry like disease in Vietnam. Phuong Nguyen, Olga Vinnere Pettersson and Erland Liljeroth

2.45 – 3.00            Genotypic and phenotypic diversity in Colletotrichum pathosystems. S. Sreenivasaprasad

3.00 – 3.15            Colletotrichum vs Neurospora: what are the roles of conidial anastomosis tube fusion? M. Gabriela Roca and Nick D. Read

3.30 – 5.00            Coffee & Discussion Session:

Genome annotation efforts;  Infection biology, Functional & Comparative Genomics

Population biology, Phylogenetics & Systematics; Colletotrichum database

Tools & Resources; Collaboration & Funding Opportunities