Seed plant

4 April, 2023 - 5 April, 2023

Department of Biosciences, Durham University, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE


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General Information

The SIG is interested in fundamental research in plant genetics with a focus on model angiosperms, including model species such as Arabidopsis, Antirrhinum, and Brachypodium, and crop plants such as barley, rice, and tomato.

The next SIG meeting will be held on the 4th and 5th of April, 2023. Scientific sessions are Development, Abiotic Interactions, Teaching Plant Biology, Natural Variation, Biotic Interactions, and Computational Biology.

Meeting organisers:

Contact Peter Etchells, Durham University, for more information.



Christian Hardtke (University of Lausanne)

Invited Speakers:
Veronica Grieneisen (Cardiff University)
Steven Spoel (University of Edinburgh)
Vardis Ntoukakis (University of Warwick)
Mary Williams (ASPB)
Henrik Jönsson (SLCU, Cambridge)
Charles Lane (FERA)
Ian Henderson (University of Cambridge)
Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso (University of Leeds)
Uli Bechtold (Durham University)
Heather Knight (Durham University)
Dan Gibbs (University of Birmingham)
Sarah Robinson (SLCU, Cambridge)
Andrew Hudson (University of Edinburgh)