Tentative Program of the 8th ASPL

Time Activity
Tuesday 19 November 2019 Welcome mixer
Opening Lecture
Wednesday 20 November 2019 Session 1 Membrane lipids and environment
Session 2 Waxes, sphingolipids, sterols and isoprenoids
Session 3 Lipidomics and lipid metabolic analysis
Session 4 Lipid droplets and storage lipids
Thursday 21 November 2019 Session 5 Algae and microbial lipids
Session 6 Lipids for food and nutrition
Session 7 Lipase and lipid catabolism
Session 8 Lipids and plant biotechnology
Friday 22 November 2019 Session 9 Genome-editing and synthetic biology
Session 10 Vegetable oil and biofuel processing (tentative session)
Closing Session
Announcement of ASPL2021
- Experience for wild kangaroo, koala and emu etc

Confirmed talks (in alphabetic order)

Professor Kent Chapman: Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, USA
A novel poly estolide triglyceride seed oil with excellent lubricity properties

Professor Mee-Len Chye: School of Biological Sciences, the University of Hong Kong, China
The overexpression of plant acyl-CoA-binding proteins in transgenic model plants enhances protection against phytopathogens

Dr Allan Green: CSIRO, Australia
Reimagining global oil production (opening lecture)

Dr Apiradee Hongsthong: National Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Pathum Thani, Thailand
Deletion of the histidine kinase gene affects the fatty acid desaturation in cyanobacteria

Associate Professor Hyun Uk Kim: Department of Bioindustry and Bioresource Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea
Reconstitution of hydroxy fatty acid biosynthesis pathway in Arabidopsis and camelina

Professor Kenji Matsui: Department of Biological Chemistry, Yamagushi University, Japan
Silkworms suppress formation of green leaf volatiles through snatching fatty acid hydroperoxides

Professor Peter Meikel: Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
Lipidomics as a tool kit for studying lipids in health, disease and plants

Dr Yuki Nakamura: Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Phosphatidylcholine metabolism and function in plant development

Professor Ikuo Nishida: Division of Life Sciences, Saitama University, Japan
The enforcement of the endoplasmic reticulum pathways to TAG biosynthesis in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Professor Hiroyuki Ohta: Department of Bioresource Science, Ibaraki University, Japan
Lipid remodelling in response to phosphate starvation in microalgae

Mrs Masura Subhi: Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Oil palm constitutive promoter: tool for lipid modification via genetic engineering

Dr Mi Chung Suh: Department of Biology, Chonnam National University, Korea
Role of glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferases in gametophore development and cuticle formation of Physicomitrella patens

Professor Hajime Wada: Department of Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan
Roles of phosphatidylglycerol in photosynthesis

Dr Abdul Masani Bin Mat Yunus: Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Oil palm genetic engineering: progress and prospects

Event date: 19Nov 2019

Tuesday 19 - Friday 22 Nov 2019

Black Mountain Science and Innovation Park, CSIRO Discovery Lecture Theatre

Building 702, Clunies Ross Street, ACTON ACT

More information

Kangaroos grazing on a sports field

Science areas: Animals and plants

Event type: Conference or seminar