National PhD Symposium on Molecular Plant Physiology

The National PhD Symposium on Molecular Plant Physiology takes place on 23 September 2019, in Diepenbeek. It is organized by the Centre for environmental sciences at UHasselt.

Provisional programme

  • 9h30 - Registration
  • 10h00 - Opening and welcome by Prof. dr. Ann Cuypers (UHasselt)
  • 10h10 - Key Note by Sophie Hendrix (UHasselt)
  • SOG1 and glutathione: Key regulators in cadmium-induced stress responses in Arabidopsis thaliana
  • 10h40 - Oral presentation
  • 11h00 - Oral presentation
  • 11h20 - Break with refreshing drinks
  • 11h50 - Oral presentation
  • 12h10 - Oral presentation
  • 12h30 - Lunch break with sandwiches
  • 13h30 Key Note by Thomas Depaepe (UGhent)
  • Chemical genetics of ethylene responses and its interactions with other signals
  • 14h00 - Oral presentation
  • 14h20 - Oral presentation
  • 14h40 - Break with refreshing drinks
  • 15h00 - Oral presentation
  • 15h20 - Oral presentation
  • 15h40 - Oral presentation
  • 16h00 - Closure by Prof. dr. Ann Cuypers (UHasselt) and networking with refreshing drinks


Registration is free but mandatory before 16 September 2019:

Lunch and drinks will be provided.


Campus Diepenbeek – Room C110
9h30 – 10h00 Registration
10h – 16h Symposium
Free parking on site


Hasselt University, Agoralaan Building D, 3590 Diepenbeek Belgium