Program

2020 Meeting of Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists

March 14-16

Birmingham, AL

Conference Center: Address: 1400 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294

Hilton: Address: 808 South 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205

Program at a Glance

Saturday, March 14

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.              Registration, Hilton by UAB*

4:00-6:00 p.m.                        Executive Committee Meeting

3:00 p.m.- 4:00 pm                CPR workshop on Careers, Publications and Research Funds

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.             Poster setup at the UAB Hill Center

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.              Opening Night Mixer and networking event, Hilton by UAB **

 

Sunday, March 15

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.              Breakfast, Hilton by UAB*

7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.             Poster setup at the UAB Hill Center

8:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.              Registration, UAB Hill Center

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.              Welcome Remarks, UAB Hill Center

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.              Jennifer Nemhauser, University of Washington (Auxin signaling)

9:15 a.m.  – 10:15 a.m.          General Session

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.           Graduate School Fair, UAB Hill Center

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.          Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.          Non-Competitive and Competitive Concurrent Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.           Lunch, UAB Hill Center Atrium

2:00 p.m.  – 5:15 p.m.             Non-Competitive and Competitive Concurrent Sessions

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.              Refreshment Break, UAB Hill Center Atrium

6:30 p.m.                                 Student Awards and Networking Banquet, Hilton by UAB**

 

Monday, March 16

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.              Breakfast, Hilton by UAB*

7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.            Poster Session Remains Open

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.              Welcome Remarks & Announcements

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.           Kriton Hatzios Symposium “Evolution of Signaling Mechanisms in Plants”

  • Alan Jones, University of North Carolina (G protein signaling)
  • Pradeep Kachroo, University of Kentucky (Plant immunity signaling)
  • Simon Gilroy, University of Wisconsin Madison (Calcium signaling)

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.         Refreshment Break

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.         Business Meeting & Concluding Remark

 

* If attendees are staying in the hotel, otherwise, breakfast on your own.

** Must sign up during the registration to attend.