Plant developmental evolution

Beijing, China

15 – 19 May 2016


The 37th New Phytologist Symposium, entitled ‘Plant developmental evolution’ was held at the Fragrant Hill Empark Hotel in Beijing, China, 15 – 19 May 2016. Thank you to everybody who came to the meeting! Details about the meeting can be found below and on the linked pages. If you have any questions please do contact us by email: New Phytologist Symposia.


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Meeting report

Read the Meeting report: 'Bridging evolution and development in plants' by Irene Liao, Hongyan Shan, Guixia Xu and Rui Zhang. Sarah Jose has also summarised the meeting in a post on the New Phyt blog.


Poster prize winners

Congratulations to Xu Yao, who is the winner of the 37th New Phytologist Symposium poster prize with poster 28, 'The making of elaborate petals through developmental patterning'.


Congratulations also to the runners up, Yang Dong with poster 6 'Origin and evolution of perloric florist gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa), and Teng Zhang with poster 34 'Dissecting the functions of SEPALLATA-like genes in patterning of the pseudanthium-type inflorescence of Gerbera hybrida (Asteraceae)'.



Symposium photographs


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