Department of Biotechnology
Delft University of Technology
2628 BC Delft
T: +31 15 278 2416
F: +31 15 278 2355
The programme will consist of six sessions.
Each session will consist of invited lectures, offered
presentations and posters.
There will be no parallel sessions.
Preliminary programme (pdf)
Tuesday 1 June 2010 17.30 hrs: Opening reception in World Trade Center's Townhall Room at 23th floor
Thursday 3 June 2010 18.00 hrs: Symposium dinner during evening boat tour through Rotterdam harbour area
CONFIRMED INVITED SPEAKERS
From genome sequence to physiology
Jens Nielsen - Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden
'What do genome sequences bring to fungal systems biology?'
Francis Martin - INRA/University of Nancy, France
'Symbiont inventions – Genomes of the basidiomycete Laccaria bicolor and the ascomycete Tuber melanosporum reveal evolutionary insights into ectomycorrhizal symbiosis'
Differentation and evolutionary adaptation
Reinhard Fischer - University of Karlsruhe, Germany
'Cytoskeleton and polarized growth'
Kevin Verstrepen - Catholic University of Leuven & VIB Lab for Systems Biology, Louvain, Belgium
'Mechanisms underlying swift evolution and adaptation in yeast'
Ultrastructure and compartmentation
Jean-Paul Latgé - Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
'Cell wall remodelling in yeast and filamentous fungi'
Ida van der Klei - Groningen University, The Netherlands
'Engineering yeast for the production of antibiotics'
Session 4. Signalling and regulation
Mark Johnston -
University of Colorado-Denver, USA
'A reticulated regulatory network governing glucose acquisition'
David Archer -
University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
'Regulation of the unfolded protein response in fungi'
Session 5. Metabolic engineering and synthetic biology
John McBride - Mascoma Corporation, Lebanon NH, USA
'Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for cellulose degradation'
Marcus Hans -
DSM, Delft, The Netherlands
'Metabolic engineering of Penicillium chrysogenum: b-lactams and beyond'
Session 6. Stress responses and robustness
Isabel Sá-Correia -
Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
'Role and regulation of yeast plasma membrane exporters in chemical stress defence'
Karl Kuchler -
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
'Fungal pathogens meet mammalian hosts–reciprocal attack & defense and the winner takes it all'