brochure in pdf - Graduate School VLAG

brochure in pdf - Graduate School VLAG

Registration and payment


Pectins and Pectinases

Symposium fee:

The symposium fee includes lunch and refreshments during coffee

breaks throughout the symposium as well as the symposium dinner.

The fee depends on the participant’s affiliation:

Registration before / later than 15 March 2008

Industry/ For-Profit: € 750,- € 800,-

University Staff/ Non-Profit: € 500,- € 550,-

PhD students € 350,- € 400,-


To secure your registration you are requested to transfer the fee to:

Account number ABN-AMRO bank, P.O. Box 2059,

3500 GB Utrecht, The Netherlands [IBAN: NL13ABNA0521072298,

BIC ABNANL2A, account holder: Dept. ATV, P.O. Box 8129, 6700

EV Wageningen].

Please add the following description: “Symposium Pect2008, VLAG”.

If you prefer to pay by credit card (we can only accept VISA or

Eurocard/Mastercard) please contact Mrs. Chantal Doeswijk


Hotel reservations:

Lodging is not included in the fee. You are requested to arrange

your own hotel reservation. Information about hotel accommodation

can be found at:

Wageningen International

Conference Centre, Wageningen,

The Netherlands.

Graduate School VLAG

Bomenweg 2

6703 HD Wageningen

The Netherlands


An international symposium to be

held in Wageningen, The Netherlands

April 21-23

First and Only Circular

The aim of this

symposium is to

further understand and

stimulate interest in

pectin, it's analysis, and

pectolytic enzymes

involved in pectin

biosynthesis, degradation,

modification or


For information, registration and abstract submission:

Mrs. Chantal Doeswijk


Phone: +31 317 485143

Fax: +31 317 483342

For information, registration and abstract submission:

Organising commitee of Wageningen UR

Programme Topics



Call for abstracts

F. Voragen Food Chemistry

R. Visser Plant Breeding

H. Schols Food Chemistry

E. Oudshoorn- Graduate School VLAG


C. Doeswijk Graduate School VLAG

• Structure, physical and chemical

properties of pectin

• Pectinases: regulation, mode of action

and application

• Pectin in plant cell walls:

Pectin biosynthesis

Developmental biology

M.C. Ralet, Nantes

H. Schols, Wageningen

P. Pellerin, Montpellier

D. Mohnen, Athens

P. Knox, Leeds

Abstracts (about 400 words) for

oral presentations and posters are

welcomed. Instructions for abstract

submission can be found at our


Young scientists are especially

encouraged to submit an abstract.

The deadline for abstract submission is

February 15th, 2008.

• Pectin functionality and application

A.M. Hermansson, Göteborg

• Pectin in biomass and/or as agricultural


K. Waldron, Norwich

Scientific advisory committee

• Nutrition, health aspects and other

biological effects of pectin

H. Yamada, Tokyo

M. Hendrickx KU Leuven, Belgium

J. Mikkelsen Copenhagen University, Denmark

D. Mohnen CCRC, Athens Georgia, USA

H. Schols Wageningen University, The Netherlands

J.F. Thibault INRA, Nantes, France

R. Visser Wageningen University, The Netherlands

F. Voragen Wageningen University, The Netherlands

L. Dijkhuizen University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Oral presentations will also be given by participants. The Organizing Committee

will select oral presentations based on submitted abstracts. Posters will be

presented at poster sessions.

The information at our website will

be updated frequently.

For information, registration and abstract submission:

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