Scientific Program

preliminary scientific program

scientific program_preliminary

Sunday, September 17, 2017

15.30 Registration
17.30 Welcome
Chair: Monika Schreiner
 17.30 – 17.45 Conference Opening
Claudia Herok, Ministry of Sciences, Research and Cultural Affairs of Brandenburg
17.45 – 18.30 Keynote: Glucosinolate Breakdown
Ute Wittstock, TU Braunschweig
 18.30 – 20.00 Get Together

Monday, September 18, 2017

Session 1             Molecular and Genetic Aspects of Glucosinolates

Chair: Barbara Halkier & N.N.

9.00 – 9.40 Keynote: Transporter engineering reduces anti-nutritional glucosinolates in Brassica oilseeds.
Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
9.40 – 10.00 Accumulation of defence compounds in phloem-cap cell requires NPF transporters
Deyang Xu
10.00 – 10.20 The metabolic network of tryptophan-derived defence compounds in Arabidopsis
Teresa Müller
10.20 – 10.40 Function and evolution of indole glucosinolate modification pathways
Jürgen Kroymann
10.40 – 11.10 Coffee Break
11.10 – 11.30 Glutahione S-transferase class-tau member 13 is essential for the PENETRATION2 myrosinase-mediated immune pathway of indole glucosinolate metabolism in Arabidopsis
Paweł Bednarek
11.30 – 11.50 ER bodies provide a defense system using glucosinolates in Brassicaceae plants
Kenji Yamada
11.50 – 12.10 Glucosinolate hydrolysis products acting as DAMPs: physiological and molecular responses
Ane Kjersti Vie
12.10 – 12.30 Tissue specific engineering of glucosinolate pathway in Brassica juncea for higher nutritional value and uncompromised defense response
Naveen Chandra Bisht
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 13.50 Flowering Locus C (FLC) is a potential major regulator of glucosinolate content across developmental stages of Aethionema arabicum (Brassicaceae)
Eric Schranz
13.50 – 14.10 Different myrosinases, different functions
Ryohei Thomas Nakano
14.10 – 14.20 Water Break

 

Session 2          Glucosinolates and Ecology

Chair: Nicole van Dam & N.N.

14.20 – 15.00 Keynote: Glucosinolates and coevolution of plants and insects
Franziska Beran, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena
15.00 – 15.20 How can a chewing insect sequester glucosinolates?
Theresa Sporer
15.20 – 15:40 Detoxification of p-hydroxybenzyl glucosinolate by Spodoptera littoralis via mercapturic acid pathway
Anton Shekhov
15.40 – 16.10 Coffee Break
16.10 – 16.30 Metabolism of glucosinolates and other activated plant chemical defenses by phloem feeders
Daniel Vassão
16.30 – 16.50 Optimal defence perspective of systemic induced glucosinolates against root herbivory by generalist insects
Tomonori Tsunoda
16.50 – 17.10 Effects of narrow-band and broad-band UV-B on glucosinolate accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana genotypes and resistance traits
Inga Mewis
17.10 – 17.30 Biosynthesis, evolution and function of aromatic glucosinolates in Barbarea
Niels Agerbirk
19.00 Conference Dinner

 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Session 3                  Glucosinolates in Agro- and Food Systems

Chairs: Marian McKenzie & Ruud Verkerk

9.00 – 10.00 Poster flashes
10.00 – 10.40 Keynote: Food Design for healthier products – Brassica vegetables as food ingredients
Teresa Oliviero, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
10.40 – 11.00 The fate of glucosinolates during processing of Brassica vegetables.
Franziska Hanschen
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 11.50 Eruca sativa from an underutilized oilseed crop to innovative products for health and agrofood industry
Eleonora Pagnotta
11.50 – 12.10 Plant and bacterial endophytes – Partners in plant ozone stress mitigation?
Susanne Baldermann
12.10 – 12.30 Differential roles of glucosinolates and camalexin in Agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiencies
Po-Yuan Shih
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 13.50 Broccoli cell cultures as biofactories to enhance the production of glucosinolates
Maria Angeles Pedreño
13.50 – 14.10 Microbial production of glucosinolates – Which way to go?
Christoph Crocoll
   
14.10 – 15.15 Poster Session and Coffee break
   
15.30 Culinary Excursion

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Session 4              Glucosinolates and Human Health

                                 Chairs: Anna Kipp & Kang Mo Ku

9.00 – 9.40 Keynote: Elicitation of glucosinolate biosynthesis and the impact on human health
Melanie Wiesner-Reinhold, IGZ, Großbeeren
9.40 – 10.00 Selenium metabolism in brassicas: how does this affect the glucosinolates and human health?
Marian McKenzie
10.00 – 10.20 Myrosinase-Glucosinolate tandem as a ligation tool
Arnaud Tatibouet
10.20 – 11.00 Poster Session and Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.20 Isothiocyanates from the edible plant nasturtium and the induction of protective pathways in type 2 diabetes
Valentina Guzmán-Pérez
11.20 – 11.40 Pharmacokinetics of glucosinolates – a bottomless pit?
Carla Kühn
11.40 – 12.00 Are raw vegetables healthier than cooked ones? Cancer preventive potential of Brassica carinata – a randomized controlled human crossover intervention trial
Evelyn Lamy
12.00 – 12.20 Comparing cooked and raw broccoli efficacy for colon health
Elizabeth Jeffery
12.20 – 12.30 Closing Remarks
   
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch and Departure