Integrative Plant Biology Symposium 2009 (2009.8.11-12)
Group photograph outside Donghai Hotel where the symposium was held.
The symposium hall was fully packed for the opening ceremony.
The symposium was officially opened by the symposium committee.
Prof. Zhi-Hong Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences academician and former president of Peking University delivered an excellent opening speech.
Prof. Peter Quail from University of California , Davis , gave a comprehensive overview on phytochromes and sensory networks in plants.
Prof. Bill Lucas from University of California , Davis , gave a much appreciated talk on plant vascular tissue.
The turnout for the symposium was very high; over 300 participants enjoyed three days of seminars and workshops.