Plant Genome Evolution Conference

Sep/06 09:00 - Sep/08 18:00
NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Dam 9, 1012 JS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 09:00 to Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 18:00

NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Dam 9, 1012 JS Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This third Current Opinion Conference on Plant Genome Evolution will present the unique opportunity to meet and discuss with colleagues, get updated on the newest developments and insights in plant genome evolution, and will provide unique possibilities to network and discuss collaborations.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are invited on the conference topics and should be submitted using the online abstract submission system by 3 April 2015.


  • (Novel) Genome projects
  • Genome and epigenome evolution
  • Gene and genome duplication
  • Genomic views on hybridization, heterosis, domestication, and speciation
  • Genomic variation and population genomics
  • Bioinformatics, systems and synthetic biology

Invited Speakers

Plenary Speaker:
Gerald A. Tuskan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Keynote Speakers:
Kirsten Bomblies, Harvard University, USA
Siobhan M. Brady, University of California, Davis, USA
Boulos Chalhoub, INRA, France
Elizabeth (Toby) Kellog, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
Avraham A. Levy, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Wen-Hsiung Li, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Klaus Mayer, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
Marek Mutwil, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Zander Myburg, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Hadi Quesneville, INRA, France
Tanja Slotte, Stockholm University, Sweden
Nevin Dale Young, University of Minnesota, USA

Conference Chairs

Yves Van de Peer, Belgium
J. Chris Pires, USA

Local Chairs

Riet De Smet, Belgium
Eric Schranz, The Netherlands

The Conference website

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