Event: Epigenetic Mechanisms of Crop Adaptation To Climate Change - EpiCATCH COST Action Conference
Date: 12 - 14 July 2021
Registration: For free
The first conference on “Epigenetic Mechanisms of Crop Adaptation to Climate Change” (EPI-CATCH) will be held virtually from 12 July to 14 July 2021.
EPI-CATCH (CA19125) is a newly-launched COST action that aims to define, develop, generate and share new breaking knowledge and methodologies for the investigation of epigenetic mechanisms modulating plant adaptation to environmental stresses driven by climate change.
- Introduce the key objectives and priorities of EPI-CATCH action.
- Update on the different epigenetic mechanisms driving crop adaptation to the environment through the regulation of chromatin modifications, DNA methylation, RNA-directed mechanisms.
- Promote scientific discussions on key epigenetic topics such as the use of standardised methodology in plant epigenetics, transgenerational memory, priming, epi-molecular markers in breeding, epigenetic alphabet in plant stress biology.
The conference will promote interactions amongst speakers, poster presenters and participants that are experts and newcomers in the field of plant epigenetics as well as early career researchers from diverse geographical, cultural and scientific backgrounds.