Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America 2022 Conference - JULY 24-28, 2022  - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center  - Blacksburg, Virginia, US
PROGRAM

2022 Conference Program


Download a detailed program: PROGRAM-PSNA2022.pdf (updated 7/25)



Sunday, July 24th
  • OPENING SESSION, PLENARY TALK: Jonathan Gershenzon, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
  • RECEPTION
Monday, July 25th
  • SYMPOSIUM I: Phytochemical/specialized metabolism: Gene discovery, evolution and regulation – Bjoern Hamberger, Michigan State Univ. (Assistant Professor)
  • SYMPOSIUM I: Phytochemical/specialized metabolism: Gene discovery, evolution and regulation
  • SYMPOSIUM II: Phytochemistry at the junction of “primary” and “secondary” metabolism
  • LUNCH
  • SYMPOSIUM III: Emerging approaches and applications
  • SYMPOSIUM I (continued)
  • POSTER SESSION I (odd-numbered posters) and RECEPTION
Tuesday, July 26th
  • SYMPOSIUM IV: Synthetic biology and metabolic engineering
  • SYMPOSIUM V: Phytochemical signaling (including growth regulation)
  • LUNCH – Early career panel
  • Free afternoon with opportunities for local excursions
  • POSTER SESSION II (even-numbered posters) and RECEPTION
Wednesday, July 27th
  • WOMEN’S BREAKFAST
  • SYMPOSIUM VI: Phytochemical diversity in plant-organismal interactions
  • SYMPOSIUM VII: Phytochemistry in a changing environment
  • LUNCH – Panel discussion workshop for graduate students
  • SYMPOSIUM VIII: Phytochemistry of functional foods and bioactive natural compounds
  • BUSINESS MEETING
  • CONFERENCE BANQUET and PRESENTATION of PIONEER, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT, NEISH and The PLANT JOURNAL-PSNA EARLY-CAREER AWARDS as well as TRAVEL and POSTER PRESENTATION AWARDS
Thursday, July 28th
  • SYMPOSIUM VIII (continued)
  • SYMPOSIUM IX: Beyond plants: Specialized metabolism in microbes and animals
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS of ORAL PRESENTATION AWARDS
  • FINAL REMARKS and ADJOURNMENT

* The special breakfast event will be offered for female attendees on the second day of the program. This event encourages networking, mentoring, and collegiality among junior and senior female scientists.

** Two panel-guided workshops for postdocs, research scientists, and graduate students. The workshop for postdocs and research scientists will be organized by the PSNA Young Members Committee and facilitate a discussion and guidelines on career development in academia, government, and industry.




For more information contact: Dorothea Tholl - tholl@vt.edu or Brenda Winkel - winkel@vt.edu

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