19th International Conference on the Cell and Molecular Biology of Chlamydomonas
29 Aug-3 Sep 2021 83140 Six-Fours-les-Plages (France)

Provisional program

Preliminary program, susceptible to changes based on speakers availability

 

Sunday August 29, 2021 

14:00                  registration and soft drinks

17:30-18:30        EMBO Young Investigator lecture: Ben Engel A guided tour of Chlamydomonas

18:30-19:30        Keynote lecture: Kris Niyogi on Photoprotection

19:30                  coktail mixer

20:30                  dinner at Hotel Helios

 

Monday August 30 

9:00-12:30           session 1 Photosynthesis

9:00-9:15             chairperson introduction: Xenie Johnson

9:15-9:35             Invited speaker: Hideya Fukuzawa on the Carbon Concentration Mechanism

9:35-10:35           4 talks selected from abstracts

10:35-11:00        coffee break

11:00-12:00        4 talks selected from abstracts

12:30-14:00        lunch at Hotel Helios

 

14:00-16:00        poster session I

16:15-18:45        session 2: Synthetic biology and emerging topics

16:15-16:30        chairperson introduction: Alison Smith

16:30-16:50        Invited speaker: Fayza Daboussi on CRISP-Cas9 in algae

16:50-18:35        7 talks selected from abstracts

19:00-20:30        dinner at Hotel Helios

20:30-22:00        EMBO Science Policy lecture: with Bernd Pulverer, Franck Vazquez, Nathan Masters and a panel of community members: "Publishing practices : evolution or revolution ?"

 

Tuesday August 31

9:00-12:30           session 3 Flagella and basal body structure and function

9:00-9:15             chairperson introduction: Maureen Wirschell

9:15-9:35             Invited speaker:Khanh Huy Bui on The atomic structure of the inner junction of Chlamydomonas cilia

9:35-10:35           4 talks selected from abstracts

10:35-11:00        coffee break

11:00-12:00        4 talks selected from abstracts

12:30-14:00        lunch at Hotel Helios

 

14:00-16:00        poster session II

16:15-18:45        session 4: Metabolism and responses to the environement

16:15-16:30        chairperson introduction: Anja Hemschemeier

16:30-16:50        Invited speaker: Jose Luis Crespo on Autophagy

16:50-18:35        7 talks selected from abstracts

19:00-20:30        dinner at Hotel Helios

20:45-22:05        session 5: Novel methodologies

20:45-21:00        chairperson introduction: Attila Molnar

21:00-21:20        Invited speaker: TBA

21:20-22:05        3 talks selected from abstracts

 

Wednesday September 1rst

9:00-12:30           session  6: Cell and sexual cycles, multicellularity

9:00-9:15             chairperson introduction: Ursula Goodenough

9:15-9:35             Invited speaker: Bill Snell on Gametogenesis and mating

9:35-10:35           4 talks selected from abstracts

10:35-11:00        coffee break

11:00-12:00        4 talks selected from abstracts

12:30-14:00        lunch at Hotel Helios

 

14:00-18:00        free afternoon, sports and social activities on the island

18:00-18:45        Special lecture: Carolyn Silflow on Chlamydomonas genetics

18:45-19:30        Special lecture: Jim Umen on Cell division and Sexual cycle

19:45-22:00        cocktail and dinner

 

Thursday September 2nd

9:00-12:30           session 7 Flagella and basal body assembly

9:00-9:15             chairperson introduction: Gaia Pigino

9:15-9:35             Invited speaker: Paul Guichard on Centriole assembly

9:35-10:35           4 talks selected from abstracts

10:35-11:00        coffee break

11:00-12:00        4 talks selected from abstracts

12:30-14:00        lunch at Hotel Helios

 

14:00-16:00        poster session III

16:15-18:45        session 8: Organelle biogenesis

16:15-16:30        chairperson introduction: Yves Choquet

16:30-16:50        Invited speaker: Yochiki Nishimura on Chloroplast nucleoids

16:50-18:35        7 talks selected from abstracts

19:00-20:30        dinner at Hotel Helios

20:45-21:15        poster awards and short talks

21:15:21:30        presentation of the next Chlamydomonas meeting by….

22:00-01:00        Dance party 

Friday September 3rd                  

6:30-9:00             breakfast at Hotel Helios and departure

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