Symplasmic communication in plants. Wrocław, April 22, 2006

Organizers: Prof. Beata Zagórska-Marek and Dr. Paweł Sowiński.

The scientific program of the session:

  • 11:00 – Welcoming the participants
  • 11:05 – Prof. Przemysław Wojtaszek: “Designers and passengers – macromolecular organization and functioning of plasmodesmata”
  • 11:50 – Dr. Paweł Sowiński: “Symplasmic transport of low molecular weight organic compounds”
  • 12:35–12:55 – Coffee break
  • 12:55 – Prof. Beata Zagórska-Marek: “Symplasmic domains in plant development”
  • 13:40 – Dr. Ewa Kurczyńska: “Symplasmic communication in somatic embryogenesis of A. thaliana
  • 14:25–14:35 – Break
  • 14:35 – Prof. Maria Kwiatkowska: “Evolution of plasmodesmata”
  • 15:15–15:20 – The end.

Sweet news of the last decade – the transport, metabolism and regulating role of sugars. Białystok, April 14, 2007

The thematic symposium of PSEPB „Sweet news of the last decade – the transport, metabolism and regulating role of sugars” took place on April 14, 2007, in Bialystok. Symposium was organized by Dr. Iwona Ciereszko, head of the Department of Plant Physiology in the Institute of Biology, University of Bialystok. The session, which was held in the new auditorium of the University Library named by Jerzy Giedroyć, was attended by about 40 participants.

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The evolution of the plant cell. Wrocław, September 30, 2008

The organizer of a mini-conference was Prof. Beata Zagórska-Marek.

The scientific program of the session:

  • Evolution at the molecular level:
    • 11:10 – Prof. Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska: “Evolution of the genetic code”
    • 11:40 – Prof. Grażyna Kłobus: “Evolution of selected metabolic pathways”
    • 12:10 – Prof. Andrzej Szczepaniak: “Evolution of photosynthesis”
  • Evolution at the structural level:
    • 13:10 – Prof. Przemysław Wojtaszek: “Evolutionary changes in cytoskeletal proteins”
    • 13:40 – Dr. Andrzej Bodył: “The processes of acquisition and loss of plastids in the unicellular eukaryotic organisms”
    • 14:10 – Dr. Alicja Banasiak: “Evolutionary changes in the structure and composition of the cell wall”.

Challenges of modern cell biology: molecular genetics, biology of systems, bioinformatics. Łódź, April 20–21, 2009

Cytobiology Committee PAS, Department of General Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Lodz, together with the Division of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Lodz organized a scientific conference entitled: “Challenges of modern cell biology: molecular genetics, biology of systems, bioinformatics”. The conference was organized to honor the Jubilee of the eightieth anniversary of Professor Maria Olszewska.

New model plants for experimental studies. Powsin, May 15, 2009

The one-day session entitled “The new model plants in experimental studies”, was organized by Prof. Beata Zagórska-Marek and Prof. Jan Rybczyński.

The scientific program of the session:

  • 11:20 – Prof. Beata Zagórska-Marek: “Magnolia in nature, experiment and … the computer”
  • 11:50 – Dr. Anna Mikuła: “Can gentians be considered as model plants in experimental plant biology?”
  • 12:30 – Prof. Jan Rybczyński: walk around the Garden.