The First Annual Meeting of COST Action CA17111 "INTEGRAPE 2019 - Data Integration as a key step for future grapevine research" (Archived 30.10.2019)

The First Annual Meeting of COST Action CA17111 "INTEGRAPE 2019 - Data Integration as a key step for future grapevine research"

Meeting will be held from March 25th to March 28th, 2019 at the Conference Center  of Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete, Greece 
(https://confer.maich.gr/). 

Important information

Registration fee is €50 (MC Full Members exempt) which covers entrance to sessions, conference material, welcome reception and coffee breaks. Lunches and Social Dinner are to be paid for separately (15 and 30 euro respectively).

The Social Dinner will take place at the Mediterranee Restaurant of the Conference Center of MAICH with life Greek music and traditional Cretan cuisine on Wednesday the 27th at 20:00 pm.
Ticket Price: 30 Euros

REGISTRATION LINK: https://confer.maich.gr/registrations/integrape2019

Participants are welcome to submit an abstract for posters, of which some will be selected by the scientific committee for short talks during the conference sessions. Deadline for Abstract Submissions is 25th February 2019

BOOK OF ABSTRACTS LINK: Abstracts

HOW TO REACH CHANIA AND OTHER LOGISTICAL INFORMATION: https://confer.maich.gr/

ACCOMMODATION


Programme

Monday, March 25 2019

All day Arrival of participants to Chania
19.00 Registration
19.00 Reception at Conference Center


Tuesday, March 26 2019

08:30 Registration
   
09:00 – 09:10 George Baourakis (Director of MAICh, Greece), Panagiotis Kalaitzis (Studies/Research Coordinator, MAICh, Greece)
Local organisers welcome
09.10 – 09.25 Mario Pezzotti (MC Chair, University of Verona, Italy)
Welcome speech and introduction
   

09.25

Session 1: Setting up the context

09.25 – 09.45 Anne-Francoise Adam-Blondon (MC Vice Chair, INRA, France)
Possibilities and needs of the participating countries in terms of infrastructure for bioinformatics
09.45 – 10.15 Paul Kersey (MC Member, WG2 Leader, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,  UK)
International initiatives to support open data in Life Sciences
10.15 – 10.45 Kristina Gruden (Invited Speaker COST Action CHARME, National Institute of Biology, Slovenia)
Towards implementation of FAIR data management in life sciences - ongoing efforts in COST CHARME
   
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break
   

11.15

Session 2: External Views of Data Integration for grapevine improvement

11.15 – 12.00 Dario Cantu (Invited Speaker, UC Davis, USA)
Characterization of genomic diversity in grapevines through whole-genome assembly
   
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch and poster session
   

14.00

Session 3: Status and example of databases in the grapevine community

14.00 – 14.45 Doreen Ware - GRAMENE (Invited Speaker, USDA-ARS & Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA)
Developing Pan-Genome resources for grapevine
14.45 – 15.05 Ludger Hausmann (Julius Kühn-Institut, Institute for Grapevine Breeding, Germany)
The Vitis International Variety Catalogue and the European Vitis database
15.05 – 15.25 Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon (MC Vice-Chair, INRA, France)
Federations of information systems in the plant community and possible application to grapevine
   
15.25 – 15.55 Coffee break
   

15.55

Session 4. Data Analysis and Best practices

15.55 – 16.50 Johan Trygg (MC Members, WG3 Leader, Umeå University, Sweden)
Methods for data generation, quality control, analysis and integration in wine research
16.50 – 17.10 Camille Rustenholtz (MC Member, WG1 co-leader, INRA, France)
The data standards in grapevine genomics from a user point of view
17.10 – 17.30 Eric Duchêne (MC Member, INRA, France)
The Vitis Ontology: sustainable and FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) for consistent and complete data description through biologist friendly ontologies
   

17.30

Session 5. Example of large data sets managed by the community

17.30 – 18.00 Michele Morgante (MC Member, WG1 Scientific Advisor, University of Udine, Italy)
Integration of large genetic and epigenetic data sets to identify causative factors of gene expression variation
18.00 – 18.20 Sara Freitas (Research Network in Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, University of Porto, Portugal)
Insights on grapevine (Vitis vinifera) biodiversity using NGS-enabled approaches


Wednesday, March 27 2019

09.00

Session 5 (continued). Example of large data sets managed by the community

09.00 – 09.30 Fulvio Mattivi (MC Member, WG2 Scientific Advisor, University of Trento, Italy) (co-authors: Alessandro Cestaro, Pietro Franceschi, Marco Moretto)
Interoperability in metabolomics: the role of standardisation (co-authors: Alessandro Cestaro, Pietro Franceschi, Marco Moretto)
09.30 – 09.50 Marco Moretto (Unit of Computational Biology, Research and Innovation Center, Fondazione Edmund Mach, S. Michele all'Adige, Italy)
VESPUCCI: the integrated gene expression database for grapevine
09.50 – 10.10 Carlos M. Rodriguez Lopez (University of Kentucky, USA)
Ancient epialleles: a multi-omic view on wine quality
10.10 – 10.30 Ia Pipia (Agricultural University of Georgia, Georgia)
Whole genome sequencing and gene annotation of Georgian grape cultivars
   
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
   
11.00 – 11.20 Roland Pieruschka (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
EMPHASIS a European research infrastructure to integrate plant phenotyping and make data reusable
11.20 – 11.40 Nabil Girollet (INRA, France)
Investigating grapevine x environment interactions: data integration is the corner stone!
11.40 – 12.00 Dr Andreas Doulis (Department of Vitis, Institute of Olive Tree Subtropical Crops and Viticulture, Hellenic Agricultural Organization-Demeter, Greece)
New integrated Hellenic Vitis resources available for further scientific collaboration
12.00 – 12.20 Matus José Tomás (Institute for Integrative Systems Biology, Spain)
Determining the cistrome landscapes of the grape MYB transcription factor family: on the search of novel secondary metabolism regulators
   
12.20 Training Schools
12.20 – 12.40 George Manganaris (Training School Coordinator, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus)
Presentation of training schools (procedure and proposals)
   
12.40 – 14.00 Lunch
   
14.00 – 16.00 Working Group’s World café
17.00 – 18.00 Wrap up of priorities for the next period
   
20.00 Social dinner at Conference Centre


Thursday, March 28 2019

 

09.00 – 10.00 Conference Wrap up and Conclusions
   
10.00 – 11.00 CA17111 - Core Group Meeting
11.00 – 13.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 13.00 CA17111 - Management Committee
13.00 End of Conference


List of Conference Invited Speakers

  1. Dario Cantù, Professor of Viticulture and Enology at College of Biological Sciences
        (UC Davis, USA),
  2. Doreen Ware, Computational Biologist, Computational Biologist
        (USDA-ARS, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA) 
  3. Kristina Gruden, Professor of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Biology
        (Ljubljana, Slovenia),  a representative of CA15110 Harmonising standardisation strategies
        to increase efficiency and competitiveness of European life-  science research (CHARME).


Conference Scientific Committee

  • Mario Pezzotti (Action MC Chair, University of Verona, Italy)
  • Anne-Francoise Adam-Blondon (Action MC Vice Chair, INRA, France)
  • Reinhard Toepfer (WG 1 Leader, Julius Kühn-Institute, Institute for Grapevine Breeding, Germany)
  • Paul Kersey (WG 2 Leader, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK)
  • Johan Trygg (WG3 Leader, Umea University, Sweden)
  • Dragan Nikolic (WG4 Leader, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
  • Panagiotis Kalaitzis (Local Organiser, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece)
  • Marina Dermastia (Science Communication Manager, National Institute of Biology, Slovenia)

 

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Important Dates

The Second Annual Meeting of COST Action CA17111 "INTEGRAPE 2020"
The Second Annual Meeting of COST Action CA17111 "INTEGRAPE 2020" will be held from March 3 to 5, 2020 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Short term scientific missions. INTEGRAPE can fund your stay in another institution to undertake collaborative research.
Application deadline: October 31, 2019
STSMs for this grant period should be performed until December 31, 2019.
 
ITC Grants. If you are coming from the Inclusiveness Target Country, INTEGRAPE can fund your attendance at the conference of your choice.
Application deadline: October 31, 2019
The proposed conference must take place before December 31, 2019
Submission of a scientific report, travel documentation, and fee invoice (if applicable) within 30 days