Note: Timings are in GMT+1.
08:30am | Opening talk
08:45am | Dr. Vasileios Fotopoulos (Cyprus University of Technology)
"Pharmaceutically active compounds in the plant stress physiology arena: a new kid on the block"
09:15am | Dr. Francisco J. Corpas (Spanish National Research Council)
"Nitric oxide (NO) metabolism in higher plants under abiotic stress"
09:45am | Dr. Helena Ribeiro (University of Porto)
"Pollen and environmental co-factors: the good, the bad and the unknown"
10:15am | Break
10:30am | Dr. Han Asard (University of Antwerp)
"Plant abiotic stress adaptation: two case studies involving multi-organizational-level approaches"
11:00am | Dr. Cláudia Pereira (University of Porto)
"Abiotic stress upregulates the expression genes involved in the route to the protein storage vacuole"
11:30am | E-Poster Pitch 1
11:45am | Oral presentations 1
12:15pm | General discussion
12:35pm | Lunch break
2:00pm | Dr. Christine H. Foyer (University of Birmingham)
"The roles of reactive oxygen species and antioxidants in plant growth and defence"
2:30pm | Dr. Nelson Saibo (Nova University of Lisbon)
"Insights into the gene regulatory networks underlying rice responses to different environmental cues"
3:00pm | E-Poster Pitch 2
3:15pm | Oral presentations 2
3:45pm | General discussion
4:05pm | Break
4:20pm | Dr. Ágnes Szepes (University of Szeged)
"Exploring the role of polyamine catabolism in plants during salt stress"
4:50pm | Dr. Ricardo A. Azevedo (University of São Paulo)
"Proposed approaches to study plant responses to heavy metals"
5:20pm | Closing talk