Schedule

02 Dec, 2019
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Registration Opens ..... 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Room: G27
2 Opening Remarks Dr Edwin Lampugnani 09:30 AM - 09:35 AM Room: G27
3 Plenary 1: An introduction to Marchantia polymorpha Prof John Bowman 09:35 AM - 10:05 AM Room: G27
4 Plenary 2: Marchantia polymorpha as a model for evolutionary biology A/Prof. Kimitsune Ishizaki 10:05 AM - 10:35 AM G26/27
5 Coffee Break ..... 10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
6 Repressive AUXIN RESPONSE FACTORs contribute to different aspects of totipotency in Marchantia polymorpha. Dr Eduardo Flores-Sandoval 11.00 AM - 11.20 AM G26/27
7 Studying the evolution of sexual reproduction with the EVOREPRO gene expression database A/Prof Marek Mutwil 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM G26/27
8 Investigating the function of the LEUNIG regulatory complex in the basal land plant Marchantia polymorpha Ms Qiwei Li 11:40AM - 12:00PM
9 The role of KANADI in regulating thallus and gametangiophore development in Marchantia. Mr Liam Briginshaw 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM G26/27
10 Marchantia polymorpha GROWTH-REGULATING FACTOR suppresses cell differentiation in the gemma and thallus growth. Prof Jeong Kim 12:20 PM - 12:30 PM G26/27
11 Revisiting Alternative Splicing: How is Marchantia useful? Mr Craig Dent 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Room: G27
12 Lunch ..... 12:50 PM - 02:00 PM
13 Plenary 3: Riccia L. (Ricciaceae): Current Australian research on a remarkable complex thalloid liverwort genus. Dr. Christine Cargill 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Room: G27
14 Coffee Break ..... 03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
15 Spatial phylogenetics of Australian mosses and liverworts Dr Andrew Thornhill 03:15 PM - 03:30 PM G26/27
16 Documenting the diversity of Bryopytes in Victoria through an online flora. Dr Daniel Ohlsen 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM G26/27
17 Will the real Hypnodendron vitiense please stand up? Dr David Meagher 03:45 PM - 04:00 PM G26/27
18 Boosting Bryophytes: a new electronic flora for Australian Bryophytes and taxonomic governance in the National Species List. Dr Peri Bolton 04:15 PM - 04:30 PM G26/27
19 Bringing bryophytes to the people Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher 04:45 PM - 04:55 PM G26/27
20 break ..... 04:55 PM - 06:00 PM
21 Dinner, self-funded ..... 06:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBC
03 Dec, 2019
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Plenary 4: Conservation and divergence between liverworts and flowering plants in flavonoid pathway biosynthesis and its roles in abiotic and biotic stress tolerance Prof Kevin Davies 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM G26/27
2 Coffee Break ..... 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3 Marchantia: A Simple Model System to Study Cell Wall Biosynthesis Dr Edwin Lampugnani 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM G26/27
4 Protective mechanisms used by the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha against abiotic stress Dr Rubina Jibran 11:20AM - 11:40 AM G26/27
5 The role of KNOX and BELL genes in the alternations of generations Dr Tom Dierschke 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM G26/27
6 Outlining the roles of glycosyltransferase-related modules in cell wall synthesis Ms Fiona Kang 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM G26/27
7 Growing with the flow: how auxin transport helps to shape the growth and development of liverworts Mr Tom Fisher 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM G26/27
8 Probing Marchantia polymorpha as a model system to investigate complex ion transport traits Dr Stefanie Wege 12:40 PM - 12:50 PM G26/27
9 Lunch ..... 12:50 PM - 02:00 PM
10 Workshop: Working with Marchantia in the lab Prof John Bowman, A/Prof. Kimitsune Ishizaki, Dr Eduardo Flores-Sandoval, Dr Tom Dierschke, Dr John Alvarez 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM G26/27
11 Workshop: Bryophyte taxonomy and governance Dr Peri Bolton, Dr Niels Klazenga 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM TBC