Great Hall


OPENING. Registration, welcome and keynote talks on plant genetic resources, zoogenetics and microbial.


SECTION 1. New strategies and actions to strengthen conservation on site and ex situ and promote the use of plant, animal and microbial genetic resources.

8:00 am - 9:30 am Great Hall


9:30 am - 10:30 am Great Hall


10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Great Hall

Master Talk Plant Genetic Resources (Virtual)

Conservation of the past pointing to future innovations – The role of gene banks.

Dr. Vania Renno – CIP Peru

Vania Renno Azevedo
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Great Hall

Master Talk Zoogenetic Resources

Genetic diversity, adaptation and priority strategies for the conservation of animal genetic resources.

Dr. Juha Kantanen – LUKE Finland

Juha Kantanen
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Coffee Break

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Great Hall

Master Talk Microbial Resources

Microbial biodiversity, gene banks and applications for agriculture.

Dr. Alba Marina Cotes – AGROSAVIA Colombia

Alba Marina Cotes
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Great Hall

Master Talk (Virtual)

Cryopreservation - The challenge of preserving recalcitrant organisms and the microbiome.

Dr Matthew Ryan – CABI UK

Matthew Ryan
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Casino Central Campus Isla Teja UACh

Buffet lunch

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Great Hall


Omic tools in the study of bacterial genetic resources in Antarctica.

Dr. Kattia Nuñez – Autonomous University of Chile

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Great Hall


Epigenomic resources for the sustainable exploitation and conservation of local populations of the native mollusk Mythilus chilensis.

Dr. Marco Yévenes – ULagos -Chile

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Great Hall


Antarctic vascular plant collection: challenges and progress.

Dr. Marely Cuba – UDEC Chile

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Coffee Break and Poster Session

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Great Hall


UACh Potato Germplasm Bank: source of nutrients and resistance to relevant biotic factors to face the challenges of the future.

Dr. Anita Behn – UACh Chile

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Great Hall


Rota dos Butiazais/Red Palmar: an international network for conservation on site of plant genetic resources.

Dr. Rosa Barbieri – EMBRAPA Brazil

6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Great Hall

Artistic event and Welcome Cocktail

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