28th June – 01st July 2021 – Centro Congressi Lingotto – TURIN, Italy

Rentao Song

Biography

BS in Biochemistry (1992) East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
PhD in Genetics (1997) Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Postdoc in Plant Genomics (1997-2004) Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, New Jersey, United States of America
Professor of Plant Molecular Biology (2004-2015) School of Life Science, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
Professor of Maize Genetics (2015-till now) National Maize Improvement Center, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Short affiliation

State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, National Maize Improvement Center, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China

Talk title and synopsis

The regulation of zein synthesis during maize endosperm development

Zeins are the most prominent seed storage proteins in maize seed. The synthesis of zeins not only determine seed protein quality, but also affect seed texture and hardness. The talk will summarize recent progress in the regulation of zeins during maize endosperm development.

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