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.
Master Talk Plant Genetic Resources (Virtual)
Conservation of the past pointing to future innovations – The role of gene banks.
Dr. Vania Renno – CIP Peru
Master Talk Zoogenetic Resources
Genetic diversity, adaptation and priority strategies for the conservation of animal genetic resources.
Dr. Juha Kantanen – LUKE Finland
Master Talk Microbial Resources
Microbial biodiversity, gene banks and applications for agriculture.
Dr. Alba Marina Cotes – AGROSAVIA Colombia
Master Talk (Virtual)
Cryopreservation - The challenge of preserving recalcitrant organisms and the microbiome.
Dr Matthew Ryan – CABI UK
Omic tools in the study of bacterial genetic resources in Antarctica.
Dr. Kattia Nuñez – Autonomous University of Chile
Epigenomic resources for the sustainable exploitation and conservation of local populations of the native mollusk Mythilus chilensis.
Dr. Marco Yévenes – ULagos -Chile
Antarctic vascular plant collection: challenges and progress.
Dr. Marely Cuba – UDEC Chile
Coffee Break and Poster Session
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
Rota dos Butiazais/Red Palmar: an international network for conservation on site of plant genetic resources.
Dr. Rosa Barbieri – EMBRAPA Brazil