Preliminary Program

Prelminary Program

The conference opens on the evening of Monday July 13, 2009 with a reception from 7-10 pm.

The conference concludes on the evening of Wednesday, July 15, 2009 with a dinner banquet.

July 14

Session 1: Structural genomics, global genomic diversity of Xanthomonas spp., and molecular diagnostic tools
Session 2:  Comparative and functional Xanthomonas genomics
Session 3:  Gene function - Type III effector diversity and function
Session 4:  Gene function - Gene regulation and signaling in host-pathogen interactions
Poster session

July 15
Session 5:  Gene function - Extracellular polysaccharides
Session 6:  High throughput technologies, data management, resources for the international community
Session 7: Roundtable discussion on needs, opportunities, and approaches for coordinated community efforts
Session 8: OPEN for informal interactions, small group breakout meetings, and recreation

Confirmed Speakers

The organizers gratefully acknowledge support from