Program

Last changed: 20 June 2022
A stump with green cut surface, photo.

Program for the symposium "Breaking new grounds in forest pathology", an international symposium in honor of Professor Jan Stenlid.

22 September

17.00-18.00: Registration and mingle

18.00-21.00: Dinner

23 September

8.00-9.00: Registration and Coffee

9.00-11.30: Forest Pathology in a changing world

  • Forest Pathology in a changing world
    Professor Mike Wingfield, FABI RSA
  • Functional ecology of forest disease
    Dr. Jonas Oliva, University of Lleida, Spain
  • Increased networks foster increased knowledge on pine needle diseases
    Dr. Irene Barnes, FABI RSA
  • Title to be announced
    Professor Rein Drenkhan, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

11.30-12.30: Lunch

12.30 -15:00 Genetics and genomics in forest pathology

  • New opportunities with conifer genomics
    Professor Ove Nilsson, SLU Sweden
  • Population genomics of a globally introduced ectomycorrhizal fungus: Suillus luteus
    Professor Rytas Vilgalys, Duke University, USA
  • The fungal individual: an evolutionary perspective
    Professor Hanna Johannesson, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Killer fungi and the viruses that help them
    Professor Tim James, University of Michigan, USA

15.00-15.30: Coffee

15.30-17.00: Evolution and ecology of fungi

  • Heart rot and hollowing in beech and oak
    Professor Lynne Boddy, Cardiff University, UK
  • Molecular analyses of fungal communities – from taxa to traits
    Professor Björn Lindahl, SLU Sweden

19.00: Dinner

24 September

9.00-10.30: Forest pathology in practic

  • Fungal pathogens: recent advances in biological control
    Professor Jarkko Hantula, Luke, Finland
  • Title to be announced
    Dr. Bo Karlsson, Skogforsk, Sweden

11.00-16.00: Excursion to two field sites.


Contact

ake.olson@slu.se, 018-671876