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3rd ISTH Meeting, China 2004
Starts on 2004-09-20 ends on 2004-09-23
Place: Zhejiang University, Hangzhou*, CHINA

Meeting description:

ISTH Meeting 2004

will be organized on the basis of

International Workshop on Trichoderma and Gliocladium*

September 2004
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou*, CHINA

“TRICHODERMA AND THE ENVIRONMENT”

Incorporating “International Subcommittee of Trichoderma and Hypocrea ” Annual meeting 2004

Hangzhou , CHINA
20-23 September, 2004

Second Circular

Organized by: Zhejiang University, China
Mycological Society of China.

International scientific committee :

Matteo Lorito ( Italy), Gary E Harman (USA), Christian P. Kubicek (Austria), Enrique Monte(Spain), Alfredo Herrera-Estrella (Mexico), Robert Mach (Austria), Jim Lynch (UK), Marku Saloheimo (Finland), Benjamin Horwitz (Israel), Tong Xu (China), Xinzhong Liu(China), Shidong Li(China), Keqin Zhang.(China)

INVITATION

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 8 th International Workshop on Trichoderma and Gliocladium, we take great pleasure in extending an invitation to you to visit Hangzhou in September 2004. We are honored to organize for the first time the workshop in an Asian country.

We look forward to hosting as many of you as possible for an inspiring exchange of ideas and information with focus of the Workshop topic: TRICHODERMA AND THE ENVIRONMENT . The scientific program will contain several sessions: Diversity and Systematic, Role in Natural Ecosystems, Applications and Biotechnology in Agriculture and Industry, Proteomics and Genomics, and Trichoderma in Developing Countries.

In addition, we will offer the opportunity to enjoy site-seeing tours in the beautiful West Lake region and visit many cultural highlights of Hangzhou and Zhejiang Province .

We warmly invite all of you to Hangzhou for an exotic and exciting scientific and cultural experiences.

Best wishes.

XU, Tong Matteo Lorito Gary Harman
Chairman of the local Committee University of Napoli Cornell University
Zhejiang University , China Italy USA

Abstracts and Presentation

Research papers or abstracts are encouraged to submit. Abstracts should be submitted in electronic form to xutong@zju.edu.cn or to lorito@unina.it by 15 June, 2004 . The documents of abstracts must be edited with Microsoft Word for Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Windows XP. The abstract should include title, author's names, organization, address, and e-mail address. Please prepare in Word in Times New Roman: Title-bold and 14 pt; Author-bold and 12 pt; Address and Text-10 pt.

Proceedings of the Workshop will be published on Journal of Zhejiang University.

For oral presentation audio-visual equipment is available, PowerPoint presentation is recommended. The presentation material should be prepared in Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Windows XP version. If you would like to give an oral presentation please contact one of the two persons above by 31 May 2004 .

Poster presentation. Poster dimensions are 1.2 m wide and 1.2 m long.

Language of the workshop:

The official language of the workshop is English.

Contact for Information:

Prof. XU, Tong

Department of Plant Protection and Institute of Biotechnology ,

College of Agriculture and Biotechnology

Zhejiang University , (www.zju.edu.cn)

Hangzhou 310029, CHINA
Tel: 86-571-86971208
Fax: 86-571-86046615
Email: xutong@zju.edu.cn

Registration: Sept. 20, 9: 00 am — 8:00 pm ;

At Word Trade Center Hotel

Registration fee : (lunches included, Sept. 21-23)

Full 250 USD
Postgraduate students 120 USD
Companion 100 USD

The official invitation will be forwarded on request.

Accompanying persons program

Day trip in Hangzhou
Sightseeing tour around West Lake
Day trip to tea farm

Hotel reservation:

Word Trade Center Hotel (www. wtegh.com, 5 star),
Situated on the shore of the beautiful West Lake of Hangzhou Rome rate: 60USD, includes city tax and service charge, and includes two breakfast buffets. Delegates are advised to reserve hotel rooms well on advance of the workshop.

Zhejiang University guest house:
Rome rate: 25 USD.

Location:

* Hangzhou , the capital city of Zhejiang Province in China , 200 km far from Shanghai .

You can reach Hangzhou by airplane (direct flight connections to Hangzhou are from Hong Kong , Beijing , Bangkok , Seoul , Tokyo and Singapore ); from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport , you can easily reach Hangzhou by bus.

Hangzhou area is the hometown of rice and fish, also famous for the tea and silk production. The beautiful West Lake in the city is nice place around year for tourists from home and abroad.

Weather

September is the best season in Hangzhou, China and daytime temperatures is range from 25 ° C to 32 ° C.

Visa

Participants requiring an entry Visa for China are strongly advised to apply in their own country, at least three months before the date of the Workshop.

Meeting Program:

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Keynote ( Sept. 21, 9:00 12:00 )

Mechanisms involved in biocontrol and plant induced resistance by Trichoderma asperellum ( T. harzianum T-203) by Ilan Chet:

Phylogeny and biodiversity of Trichoderma and Hypocrea and its implications on taxonomy. By Christian Kubicek

Novel results and ideas on Trichoderma interaction mechanism.

By Matteo Lorito:

Gary Harman:

Jim Lynch: on bioremediation

Recent advance of nematophagous fungi from China and with a special case on Clonostachys rosea(Gliocladium roseum). By Keqin Zhang

Scientific Sessions ( Sept. 21- 23)

Session 1

Biocontrol of plant diseases and plant growth promotion
Organizers: Enrique Monte, Alfredo Herrera Estrella

Session 2

Enhanced resistance of plants to disease and abiotic stresses,
Organizers: Matteo Lorito, Xingzhong Liu

Session 3

Enzymes for production of pharmaceuticals and for use in the food and fabric industries
Organizers: Mach Robert, Keqin Zhang

Session 4

Role in natural ecosystems and BioremediationOrganizers: Gary Harman, Jim Lynch

Session 5

Taxonomy( ISTH meeting)
Organizer: Christian Kubicek,

Session 6

Proteomics and genomics
Organizers :Antonio Llobell & Marku Saloheimo

The entire scientific program is held in Zhejiang University Shao's Science Hall (very close to Word Trade Center Hotel and University guest house).

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