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 7: Towards Synthetic Plastid Biology

09:00 - 10.40

Chair: Ralph Bock, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, DE

09.00 - 09.40 Poul Eric Jensen, University of Copenhagen, DK

Redesigning photosynthetic electron transport towards novel pathways

09.40 - 10.20 Cheryl Kerfeld, Michigan State University, USA

Engineering corboxysomes

10.20 - 10.40 Danny Ducat, Michigan State University, USA

Towards a synthetic cyanobacterial model of an external chloroplast

10.40 - 11.10 Coffee break

Session 8: Emerging topics

11:00 - 11:55

Chair: Debashish Bhattacharya, Rutgers University, USA

11.10 - 11.25 David Roy Smith, University of Western Ontario, CA

Plastids without genomes: do they exist?

11.25 - 11.40 Yoshihisa Yamazaki-Hirakawa, University of Tsukuba, JP

Plastid division proteins of chlorachniophyte algae

11.40 - 11.55 Joanna Melonek, University of Western Australia, AU

Deciphering the functions of P-class PPR proteins by combining bioinformatic and experimental methods

11.55 - 12.10 Mami Nomura, University of Tsukuba, JP

Fine Structure Observation during siliceous shell formation of a testate amoeba Paulinella chromatophora (Euglyphid)

12:30 Lunch and Free Time

Session 9: Round Table Session: Ethical Issues in Synthetic Biology

14.00 - 15.30

Chair: Poul Eric Jensen, University of Copenhagen, DA

14.00 - 15.30 Round Table Session: Ethical Issues in Synthetic Biology

 

 

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

Session 10: Foresight session

16.00 - 18.00

Chair: Kevin Redding, Arizona State University, US

16:00 -18.00 Foresight Session

18.00 - 19.30 Poster and Presentation Award Ceremony

 

 

19.30 Get-together & Conference Dinner

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