14.15 - 17.30 - Visit of the bioreactor and analytical facilities at LIST premises (more details)
17.45 - 19.00 - Registration
18.00 - 20.00 - Welcome drink
08.30 - Registration and Welcome coffee
09.00 - Welcome Speech, Lucien Hoffmann, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
09.30-12.30 - SESSION 1 - Plant cell suspension cultures for the production of speciality molecules and industrial applications
(Part I) - Chair: Stefaan Werbrouck
09.30 - Keynote Speaker
Plant biotechnology for industrial applications
Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (Finland)
10.15 - Talk 1 - Resveratrol dimers enzymatic biosynthesis and their bioproduction in elicited cell culture of Vitis labrusca Concord, Marant B.
10.35 - Coffee break and networking/Poster session
11.10 - Talk 2 - Genetic analysis of Arabidopsis growth effect in bioreactors, Verdu Navarro F.
11.30 - Talk 3 - Elicited production of proteolytic enzymes in Solanum betaceum optimized cell suspension culture, Casimiro B.
11.50 - Talk 4 - Boosting transgene expression through inactivation of post-transcriptional gene silencing in Nicotiana tabacum BY-2 cells, Bouhon L.
12.10 - Talk 5 - Production of triterpene-hydroxycinnamate conjugates from apple cell suspension culture, Legay S.
12.30 - Lunch
13.35-15.40 - SESSION 2 - Plant cell suspension cultures for the production of speciality molecules and industrial applications
(Part II) - Chair: Bart Panis
13.35 - Keynote Speaker
Models and factories: omics-guided studies of plant cell cultures
Gea Guerriero, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
14.20 - Sponsor talk - Plant cell propagation in a 2-D rocking motion bioreactor (CELL-tainer®), Oosterhuis N.
14.40 - Talk 6 - Elicitation of mulberry (Morus alba) cell cultures as a strategy to explore stilbene metabolism and to produce bioactive phytochemicals, Bru-Martinez R.
15.00 - Talk 7 - Plant cell culture of Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott as prospective system for sustainable production of food supplements, Georgiev V.
15.20 - Talk 8 - Engineered cardoon calli as novel integrated platform for production of renewable industrial feedstock, Docimo T.
15.40 - Coffee break and networking/Poster session
16.10-18.15 - SESSION 3 - Challenges and prospects in phytofactories - Chair: Gea Guerriero
16.10 - Keynote Speaker
Cultured plant cells as sustainable, reliable and economical production platforms for high value plant-derived chemicals
Gary J. Loake, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
16.55 - Talk 9 - Extracellular vesicles from cell culture-conditioned medium of Ginkgo biloba, Pocsfalvi G.
17.15 - Talk 10 - Production of terpenoids in bryophytes, Toft Simonsen H.
17.35 - Talk 11 - Production of mRNA encapsidated with tobacco mosaic virus coat protein as a vaccine or a standard, Hitzeroth I.
17.55 - Talk 12 - Hairy roots as biofactories to produce extracellular vesicles with therapeutic interest, Ambrosone A.
18.15 - End
08.30 - Registration and welcome coffee
09.00 - Special guest speaker (Introduced by Jenny Renaut)
New diphenylurea-derived cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase inhibitors for in vitro shoot regeneration from plant tissue
Stefaan Werbrouck, Ghent University (Belgium)
09.45-10.50 - SESSION 4 - Germplasm preservation technologies - Chair: Jenny Renaut
09.45 - Keynote Speaker
Conservation of plant genetic resources and prospects of cryopreservation
Bart Panis, Bioversity International and KU Leuven Division of Crop Biotechnics (Belgium)
10.30 - Talk 13 - In vitro conservation of exceptional woody plants: magnolia and avocado as models, Folgado R.
10.50 - Coffee break and networking/Poster session
11.30 - Special guest speaker (Introduced by Jenny Renaut)
Processing of plant biomass for high-added value biobased applications
Bart Van Droogenbroeck, ILVO (Belgium)
12.15 - Lunch
13.15-15.40 - SESSION 5 - Plant genome editing and metabolic engineering - Chair: Sylvain Legay
13.15 - Keynote Speaker
Engineering of plant terpene production
Alain Goossens, VIB Center for Plant Systems Biology and Ghent University (Belgium)
14.00 - Talk 15 - Stabilization of anthocyanin production in potato cell culture by target mutagenesis, D'Amelia V.
14.20 - Talk 16 - Optimization of anthocyanins production in tobacco cell, Trainotti L.
14.40 - Talk 17 - Metabolic bioengineering of coumarins and furanocoumarins in tomato: toward an original model to study growth-defense balance, Bouillé A.
15.00 - Talk 18 - Engineering tomatoes for health and nutrition, Granell A.
15.20 - Talk 19 - Glycoengineering Nicotiana tabacum BY-2 cells to control the quality of recombinant proteins, Navarre C.
15.40 - Short break
15.50 - Award winners' ceremony and closing words
16.00 - End of Phytofactories 2023
The International Conference Phytofactories 2023 will take place on 7-9 June 2023 in Luxembourg
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
5, Avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux
Tel: +352 275 888 - 1