UK Plant Sci Meeting 2014

UK PlantSci 2014 is the annual conference of the UK Plant Sciences Federation, established to showcase the wealth of plant sciences undertaken in the UK. The theme of this years meeting is Plant Science – Sustaining Life on Earth. The meeting provides a unique arena for all those interested and working in the plant sciences to come together and share their knowledge and expertise.

An updated programme is available to access here

A flyer about the meeting can be found here

Confirmed speakers

Keynote lecture: Tim Benton – UK Champion for Global Food Security, University of Leeds 

  • Jackie Hunter – BBSRC Chief Executive
  • Cathie Martin – John Innes Centre
  • Johnathan Napier – Rothamsted Research
  • Simon McQueenMason – University of York
  • Peter Eastmond – Rothamsted Research
  • Peter Gregory – East Malling Research/University of Reading
  • Adam Price – University of Aberdeen
  • Lars Ostergaard – John Innes Centre
  • Simon Blackmore – Harper Adams University
  • Tiina Särkinen – Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • Sebastian Schornack – Sainsbury Lab Cambridge
  • Liz Rylott – University of York
  • Bill Finch-Savage – University of Warwick
  • Dale Sanders – John Innes Centre
  • Mark Chase – Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Sarah Gurr – University of Exeter
  • Mike Bushell – Syngenta
  • Sandy Knapp – Natural History Museum, London
  • Wayne Powell – IBERS, University of Aberystwyth
  • Mimi Tanimoto – UK Plant Sciences Federation

Abstract submission

Opportunities are available to present mini-posters and short talks. Submit your abstract by clicking here for a chance to win one of two £200 prizes for the best student or postdoc talk.

Deadline for abstracts: 28th February 2014


Register online by 7 Match 2014. Register here