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[Maize] UMass Amherst PB Symposium, "Chemical Plants" - 10/15/05

Susan Capistran capistran at bio.umass.edu
Fri Sep 23 13:34:08 EST 2005

Dear colleagues:

Join us for the Third Annual Symposium in Plant Biology, University of 
Massachusetts Amherst :

Saturday, Oct 15, 2005. 9:00am to 6 pm at UMass Amherst.
- talks in Eng Lab II Auditorium, Room 119
- posters, lunch and reception at the Lincoln Campus Center

The event is free but registration is requested by September 30th. We 
encourage you to present your current research at the poster sessions. 
Register by going to:

Speakers (alpha order):
DEAN DELLAPENNA, Michigan State University
"Vitamin E Synthesis in Photosynthetic Organisms or Is it possible to do 
well and good in your research at the same time?"
HARRY KLEE, University of Florida
"Molecular approaches to understanding complex traits: tomato flavor and 
nutritional quality"
SUSAN ROBERTS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Targeted Metabolic Engineering for Enhancement of Paclitaxel Accumulation 
in Plant Cell Culture"
DAVID SALT, Purdue University
"Genetic Manipulation of Selenium Speciation in Plants"
YAIR SHACHAR-HILL, Michigan State University
"Mapping fluxes through plant metabolic networks"
BRENDA WINKEL, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
"How do they do that? Evidence for assembly of flavonoid enzyme complexes 
at the endoplasmic reticulum AND in the nucleus."

For further info, check the UMass Amherst PB website at 
or email the symposium organizers: Elsbeth Walker (ewalker at bio.umass.edu), 
Jennifer Normanly (normanly at biochem.umass.edu), Susan Roberts 
(sroberts at ecs.umass.edu)


Susan Capistran
Program Manager
Plant Biology Graduate Program
Rm. 217 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA   01003
capistran at bio.umass.edu
phone (413) 577-3217
fax (413) 545-3243
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