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Full Schedule

  • Sunday, July 18, 2021
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm EDT
    A KBase Case Study: Investigating the reconfiguration of plant metabolism in response to pathogen invasion using SRA data.
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm EDT
    Delivering Your Message: Tools for Better Presentations
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm EDT
    Grantsmanship Workshop
  • 10:00am – 1:00pm EDT
    Advances in Plant Biology & Sustainable Agriculture in the Middle East and North Africa
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm EDT
    Tips and Advice for Navigating Grad School: a Q&A Panel Presented by ECPS
  • 12:15pm – 2:15pm EDT
    Plant Biology for Crop Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Sustainable Nitrogen Management
  • 12:15pm – 2:15pm EDT
    PUI Faculty Development Workshop
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm EDT
    EEPP Section Business Meeting
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm EDT
    Enhancing Plant Science Education through the NSF National Research Traineeships (NRT)
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm EDT
    Surviving Academia and Industry
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm EDT
    The biotechnology of HIGS and SIGS for plant pest resistance: What works, what doesn’t, what’s next?
  • 4:45pm – 6:15pm EDT
    Developing a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) from your Plant Biology Research
  • 4:45pm – 6:45pm EDT
    Beyond Law - Providing Accessibility & Inclusion Just Because
  • 4:45pm – 6:45pm EDT
    Building an international career
  • 4:45pm – 6:45pm EDT
    Plant Bioinformatics Resources
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm EDT
    PUI Community Gathering
  • Monday, July 19, 2021
  • Visit Posters (Open 24 hrs)
  • 6:00am – 10:00pm EDT
    PB21 Networking - Come visit or meet with fellow attendees! (Open 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM ET)
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Listening Session - Financial Transparency (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 10:10am – 11:00am EDT
    Special Keynote Symposium Featuring 2020 Charles Albert Shull Award Winner: Zachary Lippman
  • 11:00am – 1:30pm EDT
    Plenary Symposium I: Powering an rDNA-enabled, biomass-based, and circular bioeconomy
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 2:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 1: Strength and Specificity in the Cell Wall
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 2: Pathogenicity: the dark side of plant-microbe interactions
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 3: Insights into how to build a plant
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 4: Insights into genome-wide regulation of gene expression
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 5: Light responses
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 6: Education and Outreach
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 7: Biochemistry and Metabolism
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 8: Uses and advances in gene editing
  • 3:30pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm EDT
    Poster Discussions
  • 5:00pm – 5:05pm EDT
    Live! Monday Recap
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm EDT
    Listening Session - Financial Transparency (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 5:15pm – 6:15pm EDT
    Networking Session led by the Women in Plant Biology Committee
  • 5:30pm – 6:30pm EDT
    Meet Mentors From the Plantae Mentoring Center
  • 7:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • Tuesday, July 20, 2021
  • Visit Posters (Open 24 hrs)
  • 6:00am – 10:00pm EDT
    PB21 Networking - Come visit or meet with fellow attendees! (Open 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM ET)
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Early Career Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Listening Session - Amplifying science and amplifying people (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 10:10am – 11:00am EDT
    Special Keynote Symposium Featuring 2019 Stephen Hales Prize Award Winner: Richard Vierstra
  • 11:00am – 1:30pm EDT
    Plenary Symposium II: Crop productivity in a changing world
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Career Mentoring Roundtable with Corteva Scientists
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 2:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 10: Microbes Playing Nicely with Plants
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 11: Discoveries in Computational Plant Science

    Chair: Alexander Bucksch, PhD – University of Georgia

  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 12: Genetics and genomics in diverse species
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 13: Temperature responses
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 14: Vitamin and mineral biology and biofortification

    Chair: Dominique Van Der Straeten – Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000 Gent, Belgium.

  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 15: Photosynthesis and BioEnergy
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 9: Plant Proteostasis: Mechanisms that shape the proteome landscape

    Chair: Ari Sadanandom, Phd – Durham university

  • 3:30pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm EDT
    Poster Discussions
  • 5:00pm – 5:05pm EDT
    Live! Tuesday Recap
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm EDT
    Listening Session - Amplifying science and amplifying people (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 5:15pm – 6:15pm EDT
    Meet the ASPB Advocacy Team (Organized by the Science Policy Committee)
  • 7:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021
  • Visit Posters (Open 24 hrs)
  • 6:00am – 10:00pm EDT
    PB21 Networking - Come visit or meet with fellow attendees! (Open 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM ET)
  • 7:00am – 7:30am EDT
    Plantae Meetup
  • 8:30am – 9:30am EDT
    Meet Mentors From the Plantae Mentoring Center
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Listening Session - Is ASPB growing your career? (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 9:30am – 10:30am EDT
    Our Lab': Building an Inclusive Lab Culture
  • 9:30am – 11:00am EDT
    Full Stack Innovation @ Inari
  • 9:30am – 11:00am EDT
    Grow Mentoring Skills and Inspire Future Plant Scientists with PlantingScience.org
  • 9:30am – 11:00am EDT
    Impact of climate change on plant-pathogen interactions
  • 9:30am – 11:00am EDT
    Reproducibility for Everyone
  • 9:30am – 11:00am EDT
    The International Weed Genomics Consortium: how you can contribute and what it can do for you.
  • 9:30am – 11:00am EDT
    Workshop and hackathon on improving orphan crops to foster bio-economies
  • 10:50am – 2:00pm EDT
    Special Joint Symposium: An Exploration of Inter-kingdom Interactions
  • 2:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm EDT
    Post-Workshop Chat (1): Advances in Plant Biology & Sustainable Agriculture in the Middle East and North Africa
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm EDT
    FlowerNetPheno: Detection of Flowers based on Spatio-Temporal Image Sequence Analysis using Deep Learning Techniques for Event-based Plant Phenotyping
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm EDT
    Best Practices for Teaching Plant Biology Online
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm EDT
    Bioeconomy Careers Beyond Academia
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm EDT
    Breakfast Panel: Building Sustained Commitments to Equity and Inclusion
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm EDT
    Systems Thinking framework for Plant Science Undergraduate Education
  • 3:30pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 4:15pm – 5:15pm EDT
    Plant stem anatomy: what cells can tell us
  • 4:15pm – 5:45pm EDT
    Accessing Genomes and Plant Ecosystems – One SMRT Cell at a Time
  • 4:15pm – 5:45pm EDT
    You Can Publish This Too! Developing, Publishing, and Highlighting Innovative Classroom Activities in CourseSource
  • 4:15pm – 6:15pm EDT
    Why be a Professor at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution (PUI)
  • 5:00pm – 5:05pm EDT
    Live! Wednesday Recap
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm EDT
    Early Career Networking and Discussions
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm EDT
    Listening Session - Is ASPB growing your career? (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 5:30pm – 6:30pm EDT
    Plantae Meetup
  • 6:15pm – 7:15pm EDT
    PUI Careers Meetup
  • 7:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • Thursday, July 22, 2021
  • Visit Posters (Open 24 hrs)
  • 6:00am – 10:00pm EDT
    PB21 Networking - Come visit or meet with fellow attendees! (Open 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM ET)
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Listening Session - Open Session (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Your guide to making impact in Plant Science publishing: tips from editors and successful authors
  • 10:10am – 11:00am EDT
    Special Keynote Symposium Featuring 2021 Mary Clutter Award Winner: Vicki Chandler
  • 11:00am – 1:30pm EDT
    Plenary Symposium III: RNA: the long and short of it
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Education Committee Networking
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Get Involved in the PUI Section
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Transitioning into Careers in Industry with Bayer Crop Science
  • 2:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 16: Cell Biology: homeostasis and trafficking
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 17: Signaling modules: They talk to one another
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 18: Creating the next generation
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 19: Patterns and consequences of molecular evolution
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 20: Plant Responses to Diverse Environments - Sponsored by the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

    Chair: Cris Argueso, PhD – Colorado State University

    Chair: Danielle Ignace, PhD – University of British Columbia

  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 21: Advance in instrumentation, visualization, and analysis
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 22: Plants: The Master Chemists
  • 3:30pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm EDT
    Poster Discussions
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm EDT
    Live! ASPB Town Hall
  • 7:00pm – 11:55pm EDT
    PB21 Networking
  • 7:30pm – 10:00pm EDT
    Trivia Night! (Organized by Early Career Plant Scientists Committee)
  • Friday, July 23, 2021
  • Visit Posters (Open 24 hrs)
  • 9:00am – 9:30am EDT
    Post-Workshop Chat (2): Advances in Plant Biology & Sustainable Agriculture in the Middle East and North Africa
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Bayer Contemporary Issues Breakfast "The Importance of Sustainability in the Future of Agriculture"
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Concluding workshop and Hackathon on improving orphan crops to foster bio-economies
  • 9:00am – 10:00am EDT
    Listening Session - Dispute resolution within the ASPB sphere of influence (Organized by ASPB Forward)
  • 10:10am – 11:00am EDT
    Special Keynote Symposium Featuring 2020 Stephen Hales Prize Award Winner: Julian Schroeder
  • 11:00am – 1:30pm EDT
    Plenary Symposium IV: Applications of Robotics, Sensing, and AI to Plant Science
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 23: Plant plastid origins and evolution

    Chair: Debashish Bhattacharya, PhD – Rutgers University

  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 24: Immune Signaling: The plant strikes back
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 25: Pattern, color, texture, shape: new ideas in plant development

    Chair: Jennifer Nemhauser, PhD – University of Washington

  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 26: Transcriptional regulation in plant development and environmental response
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 27: Responses to water stress
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 28: Plants and the environment
  • 2:30pm – 4:15pm EDT
    Concurrent Symposium 29: Biotechnological Approaches to solve Food and Nutrition problems

    Chair: Leena Tripathi, PhD – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm EDT
    Poster Discussions
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm EDT
    Listening Session - Dispute resolution within the ASPB sphere of influence (Organized by ASPB Forward)