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Arabidopsis was the third multicellular eukaryote sequenced and it remains the best-characterised genome in the plant kingdom. The Arabidopsis SIG provides a platform for discussing fundamental research in this model organism.

After a 10 year hiatus, the Genetics Society Arabidopsis Meeting is back with a two-day meeting in Durham on the 21st and 22nd of April, 2020 at the department of Biosciences.

The next SIG meeting will be held in Durham in 2020.

Scientific sessions will cover:
Development
Abiotic Interactions
Teaching Plant Biology
Natural Variation
Biotic Interactions
Computational Biology

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Meeting organisers:

Contact Peter Etchells, Durham University, for more information.

Speakers:

Christian Hardtke (University of Lausanne), Veronica Grieneisen (Cardiff University), Steven Spoel (University of Edinburgh), Vardis Ntoukakis (University of Warwick), Mary Williams (ASPB & University of Glasgow), Henrik Jönsson (SLCU, Cambridge), Celia Knight (University of Leeds), Ian Henderson (University of Cambridge), Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso (University of Leeds), Uli Bechtold (University of Essex), Heather Knight (Durham University), Dan Gibbs (University of Birmingham), Sarah Robinson (SLCU, Cambridge), and more to follow.

Attendees are welcome to present a poster.
Talks will also be selected from submitted abstracts.