Invited Speaker: WISNIEWSKI Michael, USDA-ARS (Ret.), Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg (USA) Genetic Engineering of Fruit Crops: Transformation, Rapid-Cycle Breeding, and FOX-Hunting in Wild Apple.
15.10 - Coffee break and networking
15.30 - Session 4 - Plant cell culture
Invited Speaker: PANIS Bart, Bioversity International and KU Leuven Division of Crop Biotechnics (BE) Cryobanking Crop Genetic Resources; past, present and future perspectives.
17.10 - Session 5 - Bioprocess engineering for the production of added-value plant compounds
Invited Speaker: OKSMAN Kirsi-Marja, VTT, Finland Tentative title: Bioprocess engineering for plant added-value compounds production