Abstracts Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation in Plants

Session 1 : Regulation of Pre-mRNA processing

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Andreas Wachter - University of Tübingen Center for Molecular Biology of Plants - Tübingen - GERMANY
Polypyrimidine tract binding proteins link alternative splicing with development in Arabidopsis
Anireddy Reddy - Colorado State University - The College of Natural Sciences, Dept of Biology - Collins - USA
A survey of the sorghum transcriptome using the single-molecule long reads
Sang-Dong Yoo : Splicing regulator STA1 in heat stress adaptation
Paula Duque : The Arabidopsis SR45 splicing factor, a negative regulator of sugar and ABA signaling, modulates stability of the energy-sensing SnRK1 protein kinase
Maria Kalina - Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences - Vienna - AUSTRIA
Unmasking alternative splicing inside protein-coding exons defines exitrons and their role in proteome plasticity
Artur Jarmolowski : NTR1 is required for transcription elongation checkpoints at alternative exons in Arabidopsis thaliana
Sasha Laubinger : Uncovering the role of Serrate in general RNA metabolism
Christiane Calixto : AS in the cold temperature response of Arabidopsis: AN RNAseq approach
Chueh-Ju Shih : The role of photoreceptors in regulating alternative splicing in Physcomitrella patens

 

Session 2 : RNA turnover and surveillance

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Gordon Simpson - Division of Plant Sciences - Dundee University - UNITED KINGDOM
Processing the transcriptome and epitranscriptome
Damien Garcia - Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes (IBMP) - Strasbourg - FRANCE
A genetic approach of viral restriction and compatibility
Aleksandra Kwasnik : 5’ mRNA cap surveillance by AtDXO1 in Arabidopsis thaliana
Orit Shaul : Regulation of the NMD pathway and its involvement in snoRNA-homeostasis
Ho Ming Chen : Foot prints of ribosomes and exon junction complexes are widespread in RNA degradome
Helene Zuber : URT1-mediated uridylation reparis deadenylated mRNAs to restore poly A binding protein site in Arabidopsis
Kamil Ruzicka : N6-adenosyl methylation regulates vascular development and hormonal response in Arabidopsis

 

Session 3 : Small RNAs

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Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska - Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology - Faculty of Biology - Adam Mickiewicz University - Poznan - POLAND
Active 5’ splice site regulates the efficiency of biogenesis of Arabidopsis microRNAs derived from intron-containing genes
Hervé Vaucheret - Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin - INRA Centre de Versailles-Grignon - Versailles - FRANCE
Plants encode a general siRNA suppressor that is induced and suppressed by viruses
Jean Philippe Combier : Primary transcripts of microRNAs encode regulatory peptides
Rodrigo Siqueira Reis : Gene regulation by translational inhibition is determined by Dicer partnering proteins
Keith Slotkin : Unraveling how transposable elements mind the post-transcriptional to transcriptional silencing gap
Taline Elmayan : SGS3 is recruited to chromatin by ISWI chromatin remodelers CHR11/CHR17 for siRNA mediated post-transcriptional regulation
Lionel Navarro - IBENS, Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure - Paris - FRANCE
Mechanisms of bacterial-triggered suppression of PTGS and of host counter-counter defence

 

Session 4 : Regulation of mRNA translation

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Julia Bailey-Serres - Botany and Plant Sciences - University of California - Riverside - USA
From chromatin to translation: are stress-induced transcription and translation connected ?
Jean Marc Deragon - Université Perpignan Via Domitia - Laboratoire Génome et Développement des Plantes
Perpignan - FRANCE
Heat-induced ribosome pausing triggers mRNA co­translational decay in Arabidopsis thaliana
Bing Bai : Extensive translational regulation during seed germination
Juliette Leymarie : Role of post-transcriptional metabolism in the regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana seed dormancy
Patrycja Plewka : Comprehensive analysis of tRNA-derived small RNAs biogenesis in plants

 

Session 5 : Long non-coding RNAs

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Blake Meyers - University of Delaware, Delaware Biotechnology Institute - Newark - USA
Secondary siRNAs and their lncRNA precursors in reproductive organs of grasses
Yves Poirier - Department of Plant Molecular Biology - University of Lausanne - SWITZERLAND
A rice cis-natural antisense RNA acts as a translational enhancer for its cognate mRNA and contributes to plant fitness
Tomas Werner : Long cis-natural antisense transcripts regulate the activity of cytokinin metabolic genes and cytokinin homeostasis in Arabidopsis
Natali Romero : ASCO long non-coding RNA regulates AS in Arabidopsis

 

Session 6 : RNA stability and antisense RNAs

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Pam Green - University of Delaware - Delaware Biotechnology Institute - Newark - USA
Insights from Endogenous Substrates of Arabidopsis XRN4 and human SMG6 Revealed by RNA Degradome Analysis
Motoaki Seki - RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science - Yokohama, Kanagawa - JAPAN
A rice cis-natural antisense RNA acts as a translational enhancer for its cognate mRNA and contributes to plant fitness
Zhe Wu : Coordination of transcriptional initiation and elongation via an antisense transcript-mediated mechanism
Yuanyuan Chen : Role of TE-derived small interfering RNAs in tomato pollen development and their heat stress responses
Thomas Blein : The regulation of phosphate response by long-non coding RNAs

 

Session 7 : Secondary RNA structure and RNA-protein interactions

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Brian Gregory - University of Pennsylvania - Department of Biology - Philadelphia - USA
Global analysis of the RNA secondary structure and RNA-protein interaction landscapes of plants
Julio Saez Vazquez : Protein and RNA determinants of RTL1: a siRNA suppressor member of the RNAase III family
Natalia Sikorska : Catalytic activity of the core exosome complex
Marlene Reichel : Investigating the role of secondary structure and RNA-binding proteins in plant micro RNA regulation
Yuda Fang : The roles of Arabidopsis CDF2 in Transcriptional and Post transcriptional Regulation of Primary RNAs
Mateusz Bajczyk : SERRATE interacts with subunits of the NEXT complex and the polyadenylation machinery in Arabidopsis
Marcella Amorim : Functional analysis of an Arabidopsis U1 snRNP compartment
Misato Ohtani : Content of UsnRNAs, core components of spliceosome, is a determinant of plant cell capacity for dedifferentiation and organogenesis in vitro

 

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