Canadian Society of Plant Biologists and Canadian Association for Plant Biotechnology to Hold a Joint Conference June 2016

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Dr. Yafan Huang, President of Canadian Association for Plant Biotechnology, in conjunction with the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, are putting together a joint conference to be held from June 19-21, 2016 at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario...

(Updated 2/10/2015)

There will be a joint conference between Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB) and the Canadian Association for Plant Biotechnology (CAPB) to be held from June 19-21, 2016 at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Queen's campus is within walking distance to historic downtown Kingston, situated on the scenic shores of eastern Lake Ontario at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River and its nearby Thousand Islands. Dr. Yafan Huang, President of CAPB, in conjunction with the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, are putting together an exciting program, be sure to check back regularly for updates to a list of invited speakers, themes, and relevant information on registration, travel, and accommodation.  

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Dr. Roger Beachy, Founding Director, World Food Center, University of California at Davis
Dr. Clint Chapple, Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University
Dr. Janice Cooke, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, (CD Nelson Winner, CSPB)
Dr. Thomas Greene, Research Director, Agronomic Traits, Trait & Technology Development, DuPont USA
Dr. Jiangxin Wan, Director of Research, Performance Plants Inc.
Dr. Jin Suk Lee, Department of Biology, Concordia University
Dr. Jacqueline Monaghan, Department of Biology, Queen’s University
Dr. Maurice Moloney, Executive Director and CEO, Global Institute for Food Security, University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Barry Shelp, Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, (Gold Medal Winner, CSPB)
Dr. Jian Kang Zhu, Director, Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Shanghai, China. Departments of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Biochemistry, Purdue University

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Dr. Roger Beachy, Founding Director, World Food Center, University of California at Davis

Dr. Clint Chapple, Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University

Dr. Janice Cooke, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, (CD Nelson Winner, CSPB)

Dr. Thomas Greene, Research Director, Agronomic Traits, Trait & Technology Development, DuPont USA

Dr. Jiangxin Wan, Director of Research, Performance Plants Inc.

Dr. Jin Suk Lee, Department of Biology, Concordia University

Dr. Jacqueline Monaghan, Department of Biology, Queen’s University

Dr. Maurice Moloney, Executive Director and CEO, Global Institute for Food Security, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Barry Shelp, Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, (Gold Medal Winner, CSPB)

Dr. Jian Kang Zhu, Director, Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Shanghai, China. Departments of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Biochemistry, Purdue University

 

Conference program and registration information can be found via the websites of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, CSPB/SCBV: http://cspp-scpv.ca/meetings/2016AGM/ and the Canadian Association for Plant Biotechnology, CAPB: http://www.canadianplantbiotech.ca/cspb-capb-agm-2016/