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Plant Pathology 2024 (PPATH2024)

September 11 - September 13

Plant Pathology 2024 (PPATH2024)

Start: 11th September 2024
End: 13th September 2024
Venue: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Professor Gail Preston, the President of the BSPP, invites you to register for Plant Pathology 2024 (#PPATH2024), the main annual meeting of the British Society for Plant Pathology. The meeting will be held at the Mathematical Institute in Oxford, UK, Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th September.

The first two days of the main meeting will feature open sessions based on submitted abstracts,  presentations from our invited speakers, the RKS Wood Prize lecture,  PH Gregory Prize session and the J Colhoun Poster Prize.

On Friday, there are 3 parallel one-day sessions that you can choose from.

Registration includes 3 days of talks, posters and exhibitions and a conference dinner on Thursday evening at New College, Oxford.

The BSPP welcomes exhibitors at #PPath2024 – click here for more details

Confirmed speakers for Plant Pathology 2024

We have a great line up of invited speakers:

  • Diane Saunders, John Innes Centre, winner of the RKS Wood Prize 2024, ‘Turning the tide on a cereal killer’.
  • Gail Preston, University of Oxford, ‘Niche construction – building a better environment’.
  • Gary Foster, University of Bristol, BSPP Honorary Member 2024, ‘Everything is connected; pathology, terrorism and drugs’.
  • Jens Boch, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany ‘TALEs, TALEN and TALE base editors: from plant pathogens to biotechnology’.
  • John Carr, University of Cambridge, ‘Manipulation of plant hosts by viruses’.
  • Kenichi Tsuda, Huazhong Agricultural University, China, ‘Regulation of Bacterial Growth and Behavior by Plant Immunity’.
  • Ksenia Krasileva, University of California, Berkeley, USA, ‘Evolution in Overdrive: Decoding and Encoding Genomes for Disease Resistance’.
  • Leena Tripathi, CGIAR, Kenya ‘Genome Editing of banana for disease resistance’.
  • Paul Birch, University of Dundee – ‘Delivery of RXLR effectors from haustoria into plant cells’.
  • Steven Spoel, University of Edinburgh, ‘Transcriptional regulation of plant immune responses’.
  • Tessa Burch-Smith, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA ‘Viral cell-to-cell movement and impacts on plant cell biology’.

Registration for PPATH2024 is now open – click here


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