The physiology and genetics of fruit formation: from genes to networks

Fruit Look (FP7-Marie Curie)

Seventh Framework Programme Marie Curie Actions

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The physiology and genetics of fruit formation: from genes to networks (FRUIT LOOK)

FRUIT LOOK aims to address the following key questions:
Which are the genetic and molecular networks regulating fruit formation and morphology?
Do plant hormones act as morphogens during fruit development?
Can we elaborate a model able to explain fruit forms?
Fruit development is a genetically programmed process, unique to flowering plants, which provides a suitable environment for seed maturation and seed dispersal. Given the fundamental nature of both the dietary and biological significance of fruit, molecular dissection of fruit development has considerable interest

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Fruit look kick-off meeting


11-12 June 2014, NY
Venue: New York Botanical Gardens , NY
Host: Barbara Ambrose, The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) USA

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Partners

  • Italy1 Simona Masiero
    Universita’ degli Studi di Milano (UNIMI) Italy

     
  • Spain1Cristina Ferrándiz
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (CSIC-IBMCP), Spain
     
  • Sweden1Eva Sundberg
    Uppsala Universitet, Sweden

     
  • USA1Barbara Ambrose
    The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) USA

     
  • USA1Robert Franks
    North Carolina State University (NCSU) USA

       
  • USA1Aureliano Bombarely
    Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061 USA

     

     

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