17 June International symposium: Advances in understanding heavy metal plants, Kuopio

Time: Tuesday 17 June, 2014 at 9–13

Place: University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Kuopio Campus, Snellmania Building, seminar room S21 (NOTE: ROOM CHANGED), address: Yliopistoranta 1 E, Kuopio

9.00 Coffee and Welcome, Prof. Sirpa Kärenlampi, UEF, Department of Biology

9.15 Identification and differential expression of miRNAs in animal model. Xiaoju Hu, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China                     

Histidine mediates the xylem loading of Zn and Ni, but not Cd, in Noccaea caerulescens. Dr. Henk Schat, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Genetics, the Netherlands        

Gene structure annotation of Noccaea caerulescens. Daniel Blande, UEF, Department of Biology.


~11.00 Lunch break


11.45 Natural variation for the response to Zn deficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana. Dr. Mark Aarts, Wageningen University, Laboratory of Genetics, the Netherlands          

Differential response of two Noccaea caerulescens accessions to cadmium. Pauliina Halimaa, UEF, Department of Biology


12.45 Closing remarks, Prof. Sirpa Kärenlampi


Each presentation and active discussions 15-30 min


Publishing year: 2014

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