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15th Regional Plant Biotechnology Forum

18th May 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The ACGT, together with the University of the Witwatersrand, will be hosting the 15th ACGT Regional Plant Biotechnology Forum on the 18th of May 2018. The theme for this forum will be “Plant Genomes: From Plants to Networks

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr Maria-Cecilia Costa (UCT) and the title for her talk will be “Resurrection networks:insights into desiccation tolerance from gene co-expression networks”.

Other speakers:
Dr Eshchar Mizrachi (UP) – Reverse engineering networks of secondary growth and their evolution in plants
Prof Chrissie Rey (Wits) – Plant genes and networks: responses to geminiviruses
Dr Ansie Yssel (UP) – Using a network based approach to interpret molecular profiling data.

Poster presentations are welcomed. Please contact us should you wish you give a poster presentation.


Registration link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BNRXLK7


18th May 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Wits Professionall Development Hub
Johannesburg, South Africa + Google Map