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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

SPS 2021 Meeting

November 29-30, 2021 - In videoconférence

The next SPS Meeting will take place on November 29 and 30, 2021, in videoconference, in front of the SPS International Scientific Advisory Board.

For confidentiality reasons concerning the presentation of the SPS project progress, attendance on November 29 is reserved for SPS members only or upon invitation for the representatives of our institutions and the ANR.

The scientific talks of November 30 are open and everyone is welcome to attend !


If you do not belong to the SPS network and you would like to attend the scientific meeting on November 30, you can register before November 24 (midnight).


Provisional program

Monday November 29, 2021

1:30 pm

General overview of the SPS-GSR EUR project progress

Loïc Lepiniec

2:30 pm

Bioinformatics - Bioanalysis

Nicolas Bouché
& Etienne Delannoy

2:50 pm

Specialized metabolites

Adnane Boualem
& Grégory Mouille

3:10 pm


Benoit Alunni

3:30 pm



4:00 pm

Round-table about teaching and training in the EUR project

Marie Dufresne, Alia Dellagi
& Marianne Delarue

4:30 pm

Innovation and Partnership

Sylvie Dinant
& Adnane Boualem

5:00 pm

General discussion (only Executive Committee and SAB members)

6:00 pm

Scientific Advisory Board Meeting (only SAB members)

Tuesday November 30, 2021

9:20 am


Alia Dellagi (IJPB, Versailles)

9:30 am

Functions and perception mechanisms of plant signaling peptides in immunity (and beyond)

Cyril Zipfel (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

10:15 am

Two years in the life of a phytopathogenic fungus deciphered by metatranscriptomic approaches

Thierry Rouxel (BIOGER, Grignon)

10:45 am



11:15 am

A microRNA-directed SlHB15A-dosage sensitivity controls ovule and fruit set under extreme temperatures in tomato

Christian Clépet (IPS2, Gif-sur-Yvette)

11:45 pm

Strigolactones and related compounds in the moss Physcomitrium patens: roles, synthesis and signaling

Sandrine Bonhomme (IJPB, Versailles)

12:15 pm



1:40 pm

Presentation of the CropBooster program

Norbert Rolland (Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire & Végétale, Grenoble)

2:00 pm

Presentation of the French Society for Plant Biology (Société Française de Biologie Végétale - SFBV)

Sébastien Thomine (I2BC, Gif-sur-Yvette)

2:15 pm

Presentation of the French Society of Phytopathology (Société Française de Phytopathologie - SFP)

Claire Veneault-Fourrey (Interactions Arbres-Microorganismes, Champenoux)

2:30 pm

Mechanisms of Abiotic Stress Signalling

Claudia Jonak (Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria)

3:15 pm


3:45 pm

Meiotic crossover number and distribution: how do plant genomes recombine?

Chloé Girard (I2BC, Gif-sur-Yvette)

4:15 pm

Linkage-based detection and mapping of Structural Variants

Matthieu Falque (GQE-Le Moulon, Gif-sur-Yvette)

4:45 pm

End of the meeting