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Sunday, July 26th

Sunday, July 26th
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S01: Special Lecture: Plenary Lecture
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S01001July 26th 7:30 pmBotany is cool; so why doesn’t the public know that?
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Plenary Address Special AddressThompson, Ken.

Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th
11:00 am to 12:00 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S04: Special Lecture: Regional Botany Special Lecture
Presiding: Janice Cooke, University of Alberta
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S04001July 27th 11:00 amDoes beer make a good fertilizer?
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Regional Botany Special LectureSpecial AddressHole, Jim.
Monday, July 27th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE07: Meeting: CBA/Teaching Section Luncheon
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July 27th 12:00 pmCBA/Teaching Section Luncheon
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CBA-Wide
Monday, July 27th
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S05: Special Lecture: Pelton Award Lecture - Hawes
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S05001July 27th 4:00 pm
Canceled
Extracellular DNA-based trapping by border cells in defense of the root tip
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Pelton Award Lecture - HawesSpecial AddressHawes, Martha.
Monday, July 27th
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S06: Special Lecture: Pelton Award Lecture - Hasebe
Presiding: William Friedman, Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum
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S06001July 27th 4:45 pmGenerality and diversity of development in land plants
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Pelton Award Lecture – HasebeSpecial AddressHasebe, Mitsuyasu.

Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th
8:00 am to 9:45 am · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 27: Contributed Papers: Metabolic Biochemistry-I
Presiding: Jocelyn Ozga, Univ of Alberta
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27001July 28th 8:00 am
Canceled
Growth temperature influences the metabolite and phytohormone profile in leaves as they age and enter senescence
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperLapointe, Line; Dong, Yanwen; Munne-Bosch, Sergi; Gérant, Dominique.Metabolomics
spring ephemerals
source–sink relationship
low temperature
senescence
27002July 28th 8:15 amGibberellin increases seed sink strength in Pisum sativum L.
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperWaduthanthri, Kosala Dinuka; Ozga, Jocelyn A.; Kaur, Harleen; Reinecke, Dennis M..Gibberellin
Carbohydrate partitioning
Cell expansion
Seed Development
27003July 28th 8:30 amRole of a class I glutamine amidotransferase (GAT1_2.1) in maintaining C/N balance in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperKambhampati, Shrikaar; Marsolais, Frederic.Arabidopsis
Roots
C/N balance
Mass Spectrometry
Glutamine amidotransferase
Carbon cycle
Nitrogen Assimilation
27004July 28th 8:45 amDevelopment of punicic acid enriched oils in genetically modified plants
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperMietkiewska, Elzbieta; Miles, Robin; Wickramarathna, Aruna; Firman Sahibollah, Ariff; Greer, Michael S.; Chen, Guanqun; Shah, Saleh; Weselake, Randall J..Fatty acid
metabolic engineering
27005July 28th 9:00 amFunctional characterization of Lesquerella fendleri phospholipase A (PLA) in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana producing C18 hydroxy fatty acid
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperLin, Yingyu; Chen, Guanqun; Mietkiewska, Elzbieta; Singer, Stacy Dawn; Dyer, John; Smith, Mark; McKeon, Thomas; Zhou, Xue-Rong; Weselake, Randall J..
27006July 28th 9:15 amRecombinant variants of Brassica napus type-1 diacylglycerol acyltransferase increase oil accumulation in baker’s yeast
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperXu, Yang; Chen, Guanqun; Weselake, Randall J..DGAT1
oilseed rape
Saccharomyces cerevisiae H1246
triacylglycerol biosynthesis
mutagenesis
27007July 28th 9:30 amA functional characterization of GLYCEROL-3-PHOSPHATE ACYLTRANSFERASE 9 (GPAT9) from the model oilseed plant, Arabidopsis thaliana
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperSinger, Stacy Dawn; Chen, Guanqun; Mietkiewska, Elzbieta; Tomasi, Pernell; Dyer, John M.; Jayawardhane, Kethmi; Weselake, Randall J..
Tuesday, July 28th
10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 43: Contributed Papers: Metabolic Biochemistry-II
Presiding: Greg Moorhead, The University of Calgary
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43001July 28th 10:15 amProtein-protein interactions regulate starch biosynthesis and amylopectin structure
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperLiu, Fushan; mahkmoudova, Amina; Zhao, Qianru; Ahmed, Zaheer; Tetlow, Ian J.; Emes, Michael J..Starch Biosynthesis
Amylopectin
protein protein interactions
Biochemistry
Phosphorylation
43002July 28th 10:30 amPhosphorylation of Specific Serine Residues of Maize Branching Enzymes Conditions Protein-Protein Interactions between SBEI and SBEIIb Isoforms
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperLiu, Fushan; Tetlow, Ian J.; Emes, Michael J..Starch Biosynthesis
Phosphorylation
protein protein interactions
transgenic plants
Bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC)
Co-immunoprecipitationn
43003July 28th 10:45 amIdentification and biochemical characterization of a new class of tyrosine phosphatase in plants
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperLabandera, Anne-Marie; Uhrig, R. Glen; Moorhead, Greg.Phosphorylation
Arabidopsis
Phosphoproteomics
43004July 28th 11:00 amIdentification, cloning and biochemical characterization of anthocyanidin reductase 1 isolated from the seed coat of darkening cranberry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperFreixas-Coutin, Jose A.; Munholland, Seth; Crosby, William L.; Pauls, K. Peter; Bozzo, Gale G..Anthocyanidin reductase
Phaseolus vulgaris
Proanthocyanidin
Seed coat darkening
Transcriptome
43005July 28th 11:15 amBiosynthesis of magnoflorine in opium poppy
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperMorris, Jeremy; Facchini, Peter.Biochemistry
alkaloid
biosynthesis
opium
Functional genomics
Laticifer
43006July 28th 11:30 amCloning and functional characterization of two monoterpene acetyltransferases from glandular trichomes of L. x intermedia
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperSarker, Lukman; Mahmoud, Soheil.L. x intermedia
Essential oil
Alcohol acetyltransferase
43007July 28th 11:45 amThe Gene Regulatory Network of Condensed Tannin Synthesis in Populus
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Biochemistry, metabolism, carbon fluxPaperConstabel, Peter; Ma, David; Yoshida, Kazuko.phytochemistry
Proanthocyanidin
gene expression
transcription factor
Populus
Tuesday, July 28th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE15: Meeting: CBA/Development Section Meeting
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July 28th 12:00 pmCBA/Development Section Meeting
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CBA-Wide
Tuesday, July 28th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE17: Meeting: CBA/Mycology Section Meeting
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July 28th 12:00 pmCBA/Mycology Section Meeting
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CBA-Wide
Tuesday, July 28th
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session SY12: Symposium: The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectives
Presiding: Mary Berbee, University of British Columbia
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July 28th 1:30 pmIntroduction
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectives
SY12SUMJuly 28th 1:30 pmThe rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectives
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumBerbee, Mary; Strullu-Derrien, Christine; Hibbett, David.Devonian land plant fossils
lignocellulose decomposition
mycorrhizae
Devonian fungal fossils
palaeobotany
phylogenomics
carbon cycles
terrestrialization of plants and fungi
SY12002July 28th 1:45 pmThe origins of land plant communities
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumKenrick, Paul; Strullu-Derrien, Christine; Mitchell, Ria.fossil
land plants
cryptogam
community
SY12003July 28th 2:15 pmMutualism between ancient plant lineages (Haplomitriopsida liverworts) and Mucoromycotina fungi and its response to atmospheric CO2
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumField, Katie; Rimington, William; Leake, Jonathan; Cameron, Duncan; Duckett, Jeff; Bidartondo, Martin I.; Pressel, Silvia.
SY12004July 28th 2:45 pmGeochemical cycles at the dawn of terrestrialization
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumMills, Benjamin; Lenton, Timothy.Earth system
Carbon cycle
terrestrialization of plants and fungi
July 28th 3:15 pmBreak
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectives
SY12006July 28th 3:45 pmEvolution of the plant-fungal symbioses: questions for palaeontology
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumSelosse, Marc-André.fossils
lichens
mycorrhizae
Nematophytes
Living fossils
Fungal fossils
SY12007July 28th 4:15 pmFossil evidence of fungal-plant interactions in early terrestrial environments
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumStrullu-Derrien, Christine; Kenrick, Paul.Fungi
Oomycetes
plant interactions
Devonian
Carboniferous
Early forests
SY12008July 28th 4:45 pmThe origin and impact of lignin decomposition in basidiomycetes
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectivesSymposiumHibbett, David S.; Nagy, Laszlo G.; Floudas, Dimitrios.lignin
wood decay fungi
genomics
July 28th 5:15 pmDiscussion
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The rise and fall of photosynthate: Evolution of plant/fungus interactions from paleobotanical and phylogenomic perspectives

Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th
8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session SY13: Symposium: Forest Tree Responses to a Changing Climate
Presiding: Rachel Spicer, Connecticut College
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July 29th 8:00 amIntroduction
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing Climate
SY13SUMJuly 29th 8:00 amForest Trees in a Changing Climate
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumSpicer, Rachel.climate change
forests
trees
drought stress
cavitation
phenology
assisted migration
SY13002July 29th 8:15 amMulti-year impacts of drought on stand dynamics of aspen forests in western Canada
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumHogg, Edward H. (Ted).boreal forest
Tree mortality
drought
climate change
Populus tremuloides
SY13003July 29th 8:45 amHydraulic and wood anatomical traits of hybrid poplar plantation trees - leaf size emerges as a key trait
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumHacke, Uwe G.; Schreiber, Stefan G.; Thomas, Barb R..xylem
cavitation
wood traits
poplar
water transport
leaf size
plantation trees
drought
climate change
SY13004July 29th 9:15 amConcentration and dynamics of non-structural carbohydrates in plants: implications under global change
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumSala, Anna; Martínez-Vilalta, Jordi; Asencio, M. Dolores; Lloret, Francisco; Palacio, Sara; Galiano, Lucía; Hoch, Guenter; Piper, Frida.
July 29th 9:45 amBreak
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing Climate
SY13006July 29th 10:15 amTo everything there is a season, and a time to set bud under heaven
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumGuy, Robert; McKown, Athena; Soolanayakanahally, Raju.phenology
local adaptation
photoperiod
Populus
latitude
SY13007July 29th 10:45 amPlant mortality and beyond: Quantifying climate-forced extinction risks for lizards, amphibians, and plants
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumSinervo, Barry; Pittermann, Jarmila; Santos, Juan; Miles, Donald; Sites, Jack; Bauer, Aaron; Ammon, Corl; Raymond, Huey.drought
climate change
vegetation dieback
plant hydraulics
physiology
plant physiology
ectotherms
SY13008July 29th 11:15 amAssisted migration: the new normal
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing ClimateSymposiumO'Neill, Greg.population variation
forest tree species
assisted migration
climate change
adaptation
uncertainty
genetic diversity
July 29th 11:45 amDiscussion
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Forest Tree Responses to a Changing Climate
Wednesday, July 29th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE26: Meeting: CBA - Annual General Meeting
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July 29th 12:00 pmCBA - Annual General Meeting
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CBA-Wide
Wednesday, July 29th
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session SY18: Symposium: Plant Resilience to Climate Challenges
Presiding: Geoff Wasteneys, UBC
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SY18SUMJuly 29th 1:30 pmPlant Resilience to Climate Challenges
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumWasteneys, Geoffrey O..drought stress
salt stress
osmotic stress
stress response QTL
ABA receptors
aquaporins
natural variation
dimethylsulfoniopropionate metabolism
marine algae
poplar
beech
Arabidopsis thaliana
boreal forests
water use efficiency
climate change
Photosynthesis
thermotolerance
tomato
pine
spruce
July 29th 1:30 pmIntroduction
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Plant Resilience to Climate Challenges
SY18002July 29th 1:45 pmWood production under drought stress
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumPolle, Andrea; Wildhagen, Henning; Paul, Shanty; Smith, Hazel; Taylor, Gail; Triboulot, Marie-Beatrice; Nguyen, Ngoc Quynh; Janz, Dennis.drought
Wood
Anatomy
SY18003July 29th 2:15 pmWill climate change exacerbate or mitigate plant drought stress?
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumWay, Danielle.drought stress
boreal forests
Photosynthesis
climate change
plant hydraulics
SY18004July 29th 2:45 pmOceanic resilience: Discovering how marine algae make an “all-in-one” molecule to combat stress
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumWaller, Jeffrey.macroalgae
Enzyme activity
metabolism
sulfur
osmoprotectant
July 29th 3:15 pmBreak
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Plant Resilience to Climate Challenges
SY18006July 29th 3:45 pmMembrane Contact Sites Plants: Maintaining cellular stability against environmental stresses
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumRosado, Abel.Membrane Contact Sites
Plasma Membrane Integrity
Synaptotagmins
osmotic stress
Mechanical Stress
Arabidopsis
Cell Biology
SY18007July 29th 4:15 pmPLDα1 is a key component and regulator of G-protein mediated ABA signaling
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumRoy Choudhury, Swarup; Pandey, Sona.ABA
G-proteins
PLDα1
SY18008July 29th 4:45 pmChemical Control of Plant Water Consumption
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Plant Resilience to Climate ChallengesSymposiumCutler, Sean.
July 29th 5:15 pmDiscussion
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Plant Resilience to Climate Challenges
Wednesday, July 29th
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm · Hall A/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S12: Special Lecture: Address of the BSA President-Elect
Presiding: Tom Ranker, University Of Hawaii At Manoa
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S12001July 29th 6:00 pmThe International Botanist
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Address of the BSA President-Elect Special AddressOlmstead, Richard.

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