Biology of plastids – towards a blueprint for synthetic organelles, 21-26 June 2014Biology of plastids – towards a blueprint for synthetic organelles, 21-26 June 2014

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Session 5: Computational Biology and Modeling

09:00 - 10:50

Chair: Danny Ducat, Michigan State University, USA

09:00 - 09.40 Xinguang Zhu, Shanghai Institute of Biological Sciences, CN

Rationale design of photosynthetic metabolism for increased efficiency

09:40 - 10.20 Dennis Dienst, Heinrich-Heine-University, DE

Synthetic RNA-based devices

10.20 - 10.35 Luc Cornet, University of Liège, BE

Phylogenomic analysis of the origin of plastids

10:35-10:50 Coffee break

Session 6: Plastid Gene Transfer and Biotechnology

10.50 - 12:40

Chair: Eva Nowak, Heinrich-Heine University, DE

10.50 - 11.30 Ralf Bock, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, DE

Mechanisms of plastid gene transfer and applications to biotechnology

11.30 - 12.10 Sonia Cruz, Universidade de Aveiro, PT

Photosynthesis in Sacoglossan Sea Slugs

12.10 - 12.25 Sven Gould, Heinrich-Heine-University, DE

Back to square one: plastid robustness in sacoglossan slugs

12.25 - 12.40 Lin Myat, Cornell University, USA

Beta-carboxysomal proteins assemble into highly organized structures in Nicotiana chloroplasts

12:40 Lunch

Afternoon - Half-day excursion

19.00 - 20.00 Dinner

20.00 - 21.00 Forward Look Plenary Discussion

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