Invited speakers

Name Affiliation Title of conference
Alberto Macho Shangai Center for Plant Stress Biology Deciphering the activities of Ralstonia solanacearum type III effectors: beyond activation and suppression
of immunity
Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi Purdue University Getting to the root of resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum in tomato
Caitilyn Allen University of Wisconsin The special case of Race 3 biovar 2: Why is Ralstonia solanacearum IIB-1 so effective?
Francisco Vilaró Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad de la República “Breeding for potato bacterial wilt resistance in Uruguay”
Gilles Cellier Anses, Plant Health Laboratory The Ralstonia solanacearum species complex in the age of epidemiology: exploration of its molecular diversity and population structure
Kalpana Sharma International Potato Center Ralstonia solanacearum species complex strains causing bacterial wilt of potato in sub-saharan Africa: an
impending socio-economic disaster
Kenji Kai Osaka Metropolitan University The Phc quorum sensing system in RSSC: specificity in signal production and response, regulation of secondary metabolism, and chemical control
Kornelia Smalla Julius Kühn-Institut Potential role of rhizosphere microbiome modulation in controlling Ralstonia solanacearum caused bacterial
Marc Valls Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics - University of Barcelona Restriction of Ralstonia solanacearum colonization in tomato resistant to bacterial wilt
Marco Dalla Rizza Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria Experience of using the EFR receptor in potato genotypes to increase resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum
Mauricio Rossato Universidade de Brasília Recent advances in the selection of potato clones resistant to bacterial wilt in Brazil
Seon-Woo Lee Dong-A University Bacterial wilt resistance and root microbiome in tomato
Stephane Genin National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment Host adaptation and pathogenesis of Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum: mechanisms and evolution
Ville-Petri Friman University of York Ecology and evolution of phage-bacteria interactions in the rhizosphere: consequences for microbiome
functioning and control of plant disease outbreaks
Yasufumi Hikichi Kochi University Contribution of the quorum sensing to infection in tomato roots and virulence in Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum strain OE1-1

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