ILS Webinars 2022-2023

ILS is going to host a set of public webinars on topics related to legumes cultivation and improvement starting from September 2022, usually on the first Tuesday of each month.

The webinars will use Microsoft Teams platform and will be hosted by Nelson Nazzicari. The planned calendar is the following:

  1. Christian Huyghe (INRAE, France) – Perspectives, opportunities, challenges and burning research issues for legume crops in Europe – Sep. 6, 2022, 4 pm CET
  2. Petr Smykal (Palacky Univ., Olomouc, Czech Republic) – Domestication history of crop grain legumes – Oct. 4, 2022, 4 pm CET
  3. Julia Buitink (INRAE, France) – Improving the seed vigour of legumes – Nov. 8, 2022, 4 pm CET
  4. Michael Nickerson (Univ. of Saskatchewan, Canada) – Pulse protein functionality, nutritional quality and utilization in the food industry – Dec. 6, 2022, 4 pm CET
  5. Judith Burstin (INRAE, France) – We sequenced a legume genome: so what (for breeders)? –Jan. 10, 2023, 4 pm CET
  6. Nesli Sozer (VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland) – Opportunities and challenges of legumes as components of innovative food – Feb. 7, 2023, 4 pm CET
  7. Michael Udvardi (University of Queensland, Australia) – Genetics and genomics of symbiotic nitrogen fixation in legumes – Mar. 7, 2023, 9 pm CET
  8. Eric Justes (CIRAD, France) – Opportunities and challenges of grain legume-cereal intercropping – Apr. 4, 2023, 4 pm CET
  9. To be defined – May 2, 2023
  10. To be defined – Jun. 6, 2023