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Training School: Trace metal sensing, regulation and transport in plants

From 21 May 2024 until 24 May 2024 - BIOPOLIS-CIBIO, Vairão, Portugal (Face-to-face)
Organized within the COST Action 19116, PLANTMETALS (Trace metal metabolism in plants).

The morning lectures at the CIBIO’s Auditorium are open to all.

Day 01 | May 21, 2024
09.30-10.00 Introduction to the Training School
10.00-11.00 Opening Lecture. Ute Krämer (Ruhr Univ Bochum, GE): Metal homeostasis in Arabidopsis thaliana
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.30 Lecture. Ana Assunção (CIBIO/BIOPOLIS, Univ Porto): The zinc deficiency response in land plants
12.30-13.30 Lunch break
14.00-16.00 Short presentation by the students of their research projects
16.00-17.00 Round table: points for discussion related with the Training School topic

Day 02 | May 22, 2024
09.30-10.30 Lecture. Cathy Curie (IPSiM, INRAE, Univ Montpellier, FR): Manganese in plant cells: its unsung functions, dedicated transporters and tune-up
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Lecture. Pedro Humberto Castro (CIBIO/BIOPOLIS, Univ Porto, PT): Functional strategies in Arabidopsis thaliana
12.00-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-17.00 Practical lab exercise

Day 03 | May 23, 2024
09.30-10.30 Lecture. Sébastien Thomine (I2BC, Univ Paris-Saclay, FR): Metal transporters at the crossroad between essential metal nutrition and toxicity
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Lecture. Ute Krämer (Ruhr Univ Bochum, GE): Metal hyperaccumulation and hypertolerance in Arabidopsis halleri
12.00-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-17.00 Practical lab exercise

Day 04 | May 17, 2024
09.30-10.30 Lecture. Manuel González-Guerrero (Univ Politécnica Madrid, ES): Metal transport in plant-microbe interactions
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Group work
12.00-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-16.30 Presentations and Discussion
16.30-17.00 Closing session


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