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XVI Symposium on Biological Nitrogen Fixation with Non-Legumes and the IV Latin-American workshop on PGPR

Sunday, August 26
16:00 Registration
18:00 - 18:30 Opening session
18:30 - 19:30 Life’s involved on the research of microorganisms associated with plants
Robert Michael Boddey. Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil
Fabio Oliveira Pedrosa. Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
20:00 Cocktail

XVI Symposium on Biological Nitrogen Fixation with Non-Legumes and the IV Latin-American workshop on PGPR

Monday, August 27
08:30 - 10:40 Session 1: Nitrogen, Environment and Global Change Chairman: Bruno José Rodrigues Alves. Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil.
8:30 - 9:10 - Key Note: Global vision of use of biological inputs in agriculture on the theme: Nitrogen, Environment and Global Changes. Grahan O'Hara. Murdoch University, Australia
9:10 - 9:40 - S1: Microorganisms associated with plants – overview of Brazilian agriculture and N2O emissions Bruno José Rodrigues Alves. Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil.
9:40 - 10:10 - S2: Plant growth-promoting bacteria from extreme environments to restore fertility of desert lands Yoav Bashan. Bashan Foundation, USA
10:10 - 10:40 - S3: Nitrogen cycling at the plant-soil interface Thomas Hurek. Universität Bremen, Germany
10:40 - 11:10 COFFEE BREAK  
11:10 - 12:10 Session 2: Evolution, Diversity and Ecology of PGP microorganisms Chairman: Luc Rouws
11:10 - 11:40 - Maize Cultivar Induced Selection of Plant-Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria Eduardo Balsanelli
11:40 - 12:10 - Whole genome based analysis of evolution and adaptive divergence in Indian and Brazilian strains of Azospirillum brasilense Chhaya Singh
12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH  
14:00 - 16:00 Session 2: Evolution, Diversity and Ecology of PGP microorganisms
14:00 - 14:30 - Key Note: Paenibacillus riograndensis, a Gram Positive diazotroph PGPR with different mechanisms of action Luciane Passaglia. UFRS, Brazil
14:30 - 15:00 - S1: Deciphering the molecular bases of the interaction between the diazotrophic endophyte Kosakonia sp. UYSO10 and sugarcane plants Federico Batistoni. Clemente Stable, Uruguay.
15:00 - 15:30 - S2: Azoarcus genome: new insights in the genus level Euan K. James. The Hutton Institute, UK
15:30 - 16:00 - S3: Structural and functional genomic characterization of Nitrospirillum amazonense strain CBAmC, a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from surface-sterilized sugarcane stems Stefan Schwab. Embrapa Agrobiologia - Brazil.
16:00 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK  
16:30 - 18:10 Session 3: What to seek in PGP Chairmann: Jose Ivo Baldani
16:30 - 17:10 - Key Note: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria do not live alone Ann M. Hirsch. UCLA - USA
17:10 – 17:40 - S1: Genome Wide Association Studies uncovers genes associated with plant growth promotion driven by endophytic bacteria (Azoarcus olearius) Fernanda Amaral. University of Missouri, USA
17:40 - 18:10 - S2: Importance of bacterial signals in the communication of PGP-microbes with host plants Anton Hartmann. Germany
19:00 - 20:00 Flash presentations from the poster session
18:00 – 18:10 - Rhizospheric bacterial diversity in soils cultivated with tomato and bean plants after N-fertilisation. Eulogio J. Bedmar. Universidad de Granada, Spain.
18:10 – 18:20 - Transcriptome analyses of maize roots inoculated with Herbaspirillum seropedicae Luiz Eduardo Souza da Silva Irineu. UENF, Brazil.
18:20 – 18:30 - Genetic, physiological and metabolic characterization of Pseudomonas sp. strains exhibiting biofertilizer traits and broad-spectrum biocontrol potential Samina Mehnaz. Chartered University, Pakistan.
18:30 – 18:40 - Transcriptomic responses of Burkholderia catarinensis to a phytopathogenic fungus and wheat. Evelise Bach. UFRS, Brazil.
18:40 – 18:50 - Microbial prospection and combination of N2-fixing and cell-wall degrading properties to increase sugarcane straw decomposition. Rafael Luiz Frinhani Rocha. UENF, Brazil.
19:00 - 20:00 Poster section: all numbers  

XVI Symposium on Biological Nitrogen Fixation with Non-Legumes and the IV Latin-American workshop on PGPR

Tuesday, August 28
08:00 - 10:10 Session 4: The Holobiont Plant: multitrophi interactions Chairman: Jean Luis Simões-Araújo
8:00 - 8:40 - Key Note: Regulatory cascades in rice-endophyte interactions Barbara Reinhold-Hurek. Max Planck Institute, Germany.
8:40 - 9:10 - S1: Communication between Plants and Beneficial Bacteria: what the plant genes can tell us? Adriana Hermely. UFRJ – Brazil.
9:10 - 9:40 - S2: The sugarcane microbiome profile unravels the structure, diversity and colonization pattern of plant-beneficial microbial communities Rafael Soares Correa de Souza. Unicamp, Brazil.
9:40 - 10:10 - S3: Roles of Copper microRNAs in planta microbe interactions. Paulo Cavalcanti, UFRJ, Brazil
10:10 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK  
10:40 - 12:10 Session 5: Bacterial and Plant Physiology Chairman: Stefan Schwab
10:40 - 11:20 - Key Note: Manipulating Biological Nitrogen Fixation for Agricultural Benefit Ray Dixon. John Innes Centre, UK.
11:20 - 11:40 - S1: Metabolic pathways due to loss of GlnB signaling in Azospirillum brasilense: a proteomic approach. Diana Alejandra Estigarriba. UFPR, Brazil.
11:40 - 12:00 - S2: The PII interactome in Azospirillum brasilense. Edileusa Cristina Marques Gerhardt. UFPR, Brazil.
12:00 - 12: 20 - The effect of sugarcane apoplastic fluid on the global gene expression pattern of strain HRC54 of Herbaspirillum seropedicae. Daniela Duarte Villarinho Pessoa. Embrapa Agrobiologia, RJ, Brazil.
12:20 - 14:00 LUNCH  
14:00 - 16:00 Session 6: Applications of PGPR in Agriculture Chairman: Mariangela Hungria
14:00 - 14:40 - Key Note: Interaction of Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria and microalgae: from basic studies of plant–bacteria interaction to potential biotechnological applications. Luz E. de-Bashan, Bashan Foundation, USA.
14:40 - 15:10 - S1: Co-inoculation using the PGPR species of Azospirillum brasilense – Brazilian case José Roberto Vittia. BioSoja, Brazil
15:10 - 15:40 - S2: A brief history of microbiology. The history of A. brasilense Az39 in agriculture. Fabricio Cassan, Rio Quarto - Argentina.
15:40 – 16:00 - S3: Induction of plant-stress tolerance and defense genes by Azospirillum brasilense cells or their metabolites in maize plants. Marco Antonio Nogueira. Embrapa Soja, Brazil.
16:00 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK  
16:30 - 18:00 Flash presentations from the poster section
16:30 - 16:40 - Characterization of bacteria associated to bamboo for use in plant micropropagation. Cristina Belincanta. UFSC, Brazil.
16:40 - 16:50 - Rhizobium sp. (BR 10268) colonizes internal sugarcane tissues, produces phytohormones and accelerates mini-sett germination. Luc F. M. Rouws. Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil.
16:50 - 17:00 - Increased plant growth promotion performance of Herbaspirillum seropedicae in the presence of the saprophytic fungus Trichoderma longibrachiatum. Alice Ferreira Alves. UENF, Brazil. Alice Ferreira Alves. UENF, Brazil.
17:00 - 17:10 - Physiological keys to elucidate the differential response of Lotus spp.- Fusarium solani interaction. Oscar A Ruiz. IIB-INTECH/IFRGV, Argentina.
17:10 - 17:20 - Microbiome of maize seed: source of beneficial bacteria for germination and seedling growth? Lidiane Figueiredo dos Santos. UENF, Brazil.
17:20 - 17:40 - Co-inoculaiton, macronutrient contents and dry mass production in corn after two co-inoculated seasons. Carolina Fedrigo Coneglian. UEM, Brazil.
17:40 - 17:50 - Genome-guided isolation of a novel derivative of the antifungal metabolite burkholdin from the PGPR Burkholderia catarinensis. Evelise Bach. UFRS, Brazil.
17:50 – 18:00 - RNA-seq Reveals New Functions of NtrY/NtrX Two-component System of Herbaspirillum seropedicae. Paloma Bonato. UFPR, Brazil.
18:00 - 18:30 Close ceremony of this event and choice for the next host  

Day Free


Thursday, August 30
08:30 - 10:10 Session 7: Open innovation: From the Laboratory to Industry Chairman: Fábio Reis
8:30 - 9:10 - O marco legal de C&T&I e os mecanismos de incentivo à cooperação entre ICTs e empresas. Gesil Sampaio Amarante Segundo. Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Brazil
9:10 - 9:40 Daniel Trento do Nascimento. Embrapa, Brazil
9:10 - 10:10 - OPEN INNOVATION – Conhecimento e investimento da empresa privada com a pesquisa pública para gerar produtos e serviços que tragam benefícios práticos para a agricultura. Manoela Lima. BASF
10:10 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK  
10:40 - 12:10 Session 8: Application Technologies & Formulations  
10:40 – 11:10 - Estágio tecnológico da produção de inoculantes no país Luis Henrique de Barros Soares. Embrapa, Brazil
11:10 – 11:40 - Estágio da aplicação de inoculantes no país: do tratamento industrial de sementes à aplicação foliar. Mariangela Hungria. Embrapa Soja, Brazil
11:40 – 12:10 - Uso de metabólitos microbianos como aditivos em inoculantes Manuel Megías. Universidade de Sevilia
12:10 - 14:00 LUNCH  
14:00 - 16:30 Session 9: Overview of inoculant use in Brazil: perspectives and challenges  
14:00 -14:30 - Situação da aquisição, aplicação e preço dos inoculantes na última década José Roberto Pereira Castro. Biosoja
14:30 – 15:00 - Base científica dos modelos de “agricultura fermentativa” disseminados pelo país: riscos e oportunidades Fernando Hercos Valicente. Embrapa Milho e Sorgo, Brazil
15:00 – 15:30 - Base legal para a produção de inoculante na propriedade Representantes do Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e do Abastecimento (MAPA): Hideraldo Jose Coelho e Laucir Rodrigues Gonçalves
15:30 – 16:00 -Inoculantes caseiros” – o que estamos inoculando? Por que os produtores têm adotado práticas de produção de inoculantes nas propriedades? Rogério Aoyagui - Emagritec Biotecnologia Agrícola Sustentável/Grupo Agrosalgueiro
16:30 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK  
17:00 - 17:30 Apresentação de novas tecnologias e produtos  
17h00 - 17h15 - Efeito de inoculantes com adição de metabólitos na promoção de crescimento de arroz irrigado em terras baixas
17h15 - 17h30 - A inoculação com bactérias diazotróficas atende o potencial de rendimento da soja superior a 6.800 kg ha-1
17:30 - 18:30 Poster Section  
19:30 Jantar


Friday, August 31
08:30 - 10:00 Session 10: Brazilian legislation for strains and inoculants registration  
8:30 - 9:00 - Proposta de alterações das regras oficiais e inclusão da recomendação de fungos micorrízicos e outros microrganismos Orivaldo josé Saggin Junior. Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil
9:00 - 9:30 - Produção de inoculantes frente a legislação de acesso a recursos genéticos Jerri Édson Zilli. Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil
9:30 – 10: 00 - Situação das coleções oficiais mantenedoras das bactérias da lista oficial de microrganismos e laboratório de controle de qualidade de inoculantes Representantes do Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e do Abastecimento (MAPA): Hideraldo Jose Coelho e Laucir Rodrigues Gonçalves
10:00 - 10:30 COFFEE BREAK  
10:30 - 12:00 Apresentação de novas tecnologias e produtos  
Eficiência Agronômica de Inoculante Micorrízico para as Culturas de Milho e Soja no Brasil
Quantas estirpes de rizóbio são necessárias em um inoculante para 31 espécies florestais?
Influência da inoculação com Aprinza® (Nitrospirillum amazonense) sobre o crescimento e produtividade da cana-de-açúcar
Efeito do tratamento antecipado de sementes de soja com inoculantes e protetor biológico na produtividade em duas safras de cultivo
12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH  
13:30 - 15:00 Continuação da Apresentação de novas tecnologias e produtos  
Identificación de Bradyrhizobium spp. basada en sus perfiles proteicos obtenidos por Espectrometría de Masas MALDI-TOF
Efeito do acido húmico e da trealose na conservação de bactérias inoculantes encapsuladas em alginato
¿Puede la calidad del agar influir en la recuperacion de Bradyrhizobios de semilla?
Resposta agronômica de soja [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] à inoculação antecipada de sementes, sob condições agrícolas de cultivo
15:00 - 15:30 COFFEE BREAK  
15:30 - 17:00 Assembleia e eleição da nova diretoria e homenagens  
17:00 Cerimônia de encerramento  


On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, we are honoured to announce the organization of the XVI Symposium on Biological Nitrogen Fixation with Non-Legumes, together with the IV Latin-American workshop on PGPR and the XIX RELARE, in Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassu Falls, Brazil) from 26-31th August 2018.