Contacts

The Scientific Committee
Made up of up to two National Representatives per country

CHAIRMAN

Brian P. FORSTER
The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie,
Dundee,
DD2 5DA
Scotland, UK

info@hutton.ac.uk

VICE-CHAIRMAN

Magnor HANSEN
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
P.O. Box 5003
N-1432, Aas
NORWAY

Magnor.Hansen@umb.no

Working group 1: Technology advancement for gametic embryogenesis
Chairman

Maria WEDZONY
Polish Academy of Sciences
Slawkowska 17, Pl-30 239 Kraków, POLAND

niwedzon@cyf-kr.edu.pl

Vice-chairman

Borut BOHANEC
University of Ljubljana
Jamnikarjeva 101, SLO-61000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

Borut.bohanec@bf.uni-lj.si

Working group 2: Functional genomics of gametic embryogenesis
Chairman

Søren RASMUSSEN
Risø National Laboratory
PBK-301, DK-4000, Roskilde, DENMARK

soren.Rasmussen@riso.dk

Vice-chairman

Jan CUSTERS
DLO-Centre for Plant Breeding and Reproduction Research
P.O. Box 16, NL-6700 Wageningen, THE NETHERLANDS

Jan.custers@wur.nl



Working group 3: Deployment of gametic embryogenesis in crop improvement
Chairman

Stine TUVESSON
Svalöf Weibull AB
SE-268 81 Svalöv, SWEDEN

stine.tuvesson@swseed.com

Vice-chairman

Jens WEYEN
Saaten-Union Resistenzlabor GmbH
D-33818 Leopoldshoehe, GERMANY

weyen@saaten-union-labor.de




The Management Committee

AUSTRIA

(Mr.) Erwin HEBERLE-BORS
Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik
Universität Wien
Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9
A -1030 WIEN
Tel + 43 1 4277 54603
Fax + 43 1 4277 9546

Email erwin@gem.univie.ac.at

 
BELGIUM

(Mr.) Tom EECKHAUT
DVP - CLO
Caritasstraat 21
B – 9090 MELLE
Tel + 32 9 272 28 84
Fax + 32 9 272 29 01

Email t.eeckhaut@clo.fgov.be

 
BULGARIA





(Ms) Mariana VLAHOVA
AgroBioIinstitute
2232 KOSTINBROD
Tel +359 721 2552
Fax +359 7214985

Email geneng@mtel.net

 
CROATIA

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CYPRUS

(Ms.) Dionisia FASOULA
Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture
Natural Resources and Environment
P. O. Box 22016
1516 NICOSIA
Tel +357-2-403125
Fax +357-2-316770

Email dfasoula@arinet.ari.gov.cy

 
CZECH REPUBLIC

Mr. Viktor ZARSKY
Institute of Experimental Botany ASCR
Rozvojova 135
16502 Prague 6
Tel +420 2 2039 0457
Fax +420 2 2039 0461

Email zarsky@ueb.cas.cz

 
DENMARK

(Mr.) Søren K. RASMUSSEN
Risø National Laboratory
Plant Research Department, PRD – 301
P. O. Box 49
DK – 4000 ROSKILDE
Tel + 45 46 77 41 21
Fax + 45 46 77 41 22

Email soren.rasmussen@risoe.dk

(Mr.) Sven B. ANDERSEN
The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University
Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
Thorvaldsenvej 40
DK – 1871 FREDERIKSBERG C
Tel + 45 35 28 34 44
Fax+ 45 35 28 34 68

Email sba@kvl.dk

ESTONIA










(Ms.) Kadri JÄRVE
Institute of Experimental Biology
Plant Genetics Department
Estonian Agricultural University
Instituudi 11
EE - 76902 HARKU,
Harjumaa
Tel + +372 65 60 609
Fax+ +372 65 06 091

Email kadri@ebi.ee

 
FINLAND

(Mr.) Alan SCHULMAN
MTT Agrifood Research Finland
Plant Production Research
Crop and Biotechnology
Myllytie 10
FIN – 31600 JOKIOINEN
Tel + 358 – 9 – 191 58867
+ 358 – 40 – 768 2242
Fax + 358 – 9 – 191 58952

Email alan.schulman@helsinki.fi

(Ms.) Anna Maria NUUTILA
VTT Biotechnology
P. O. Box 1500
FIN – 02044 VTT
Tel + 358 – 9 – 456 4454
Fax + 358 – 9 – 455 2103

Email anna-maria.nuutila@vtt.fi

FRANCE

(Ms.) Brigitte SANGWAN-NORREEL
Faculté des Sciences de l’UPJV
Laboratoire Anfrogène et Biotechnologie
(AEB, EA 2084)
33, Rue Saint-Leu
80039 AMIENS
Tel + 33 3 22 82 76 49
Fax + 33 3 22 82 76 12

Email brigitte.sangwan@u-picardie.fr

(Mr.) Pierre DEVAUX
Biotechnology Laboratory
Florimond Desprez
59242 – CAPPELLE EN PEVELE
Tel + 33 3 20 84 94 90
Fax+ 33 3 20 59 66 01

Email pierre.devaux@florimond-desprez.fr

GERMANY

(Mr.) Horst LÖRZ
Universität Hamburg
Institut für Allgemeine Botanik
AMP II
Ohnhorststr. 18
D-22609 HAMBURG
( + 49 - 40 - 42 816 420
Fax: +49 - 40 - 42 816 229

E-mail loerzamp@botanik.uni-hamburg.de

(Ms.) Monika HÖFER
Bundesanstalt für Züchtungsforschung an Kulturpflanzen
Institut für Obstzüchtung
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
D-01326 DRESDEN-PILLNITZ
Tel + 49 - 35 - 12 61 62 22
Fax + 49 - 35 - 12 61 62 13

E-mail m.hoefer@bafz.de

GREECE

(Mr.) Demetrios ROUPAKIAS
Dept. of Genetics and Plant Breeding
School of Agriculture
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
GR – 540 06
Tel + 3031 998 604
Fax+ 3031 998 666

Email roupak@agro.auth.gr

(Mr.) Ioannis XYNIAS
NAGREF – Cereal Institute
Thermi, THESSALONIKI
GR - 57001
Tel + 3031 471 544
Fax+ 3031 473 024

Email cerealin@otenet.gr
Ioannis_xynias@hotmail.com

HUNGARY

HUNGARY(Ms.) Beáta BARNABÁS
Agricultural Research Institute HAS
H – 2462 MARTONVÁSÁR BRUNSVIK u. 2
Tel + 3622 569 500
Fax+ 3622 569 576

Email bea@mail.mgki.hu

(Ms.) Anikó GÉMES JUHÁSZ
Vegetable Crop Research Institute
P. O. Box 95
H – 1775 BUDAPEST
Tel + 361 207 5610
Fax+ 361 207 1259

Email ajuhasz@zki.hu

ICELAND

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IRELAND

(Mr.) Michael J. HENNERTY
Dept of Crop Science, Horticulture and Forestry
University College
Belfield
DUBLIN 4
Tel + 353 1 716 7752
Fax+ 353 1 716 1104

Email michael.hennerty@ucd.ie

 
ISRAEL

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ITALY

(Ms.) Elisabetta LUPOTTO
Istituto Sperimentale per la Ceralicoltura
Sezione di Bergamo
Via Stezzano, 24
I – 24126 BERGAMO
Tel + 39 035 313132
Fax+ 39 035 316054

Email eurice.elu@spm.it

(Ms.) Maria Antonietta GERMANA
Istituto di Ricerca per la Genetica degli Agrumi
CNR c/o Facoltá di Agraria dell’Universitá degli Studi di Palermo
Via delle Scienze, 11
I - 90128 PALERMO
Tel + 39 091 423 398 or 484482
Fax:+ 39 091 6521 098

Email agermana@unipa.it

LATVIA









(Mr.) Izaak RASHAL
Plant Genetics Laboratory
Institute of Biology
University of Latvia
Miera Str. 3
LV 2169 SALASPILS
( + 371 294 5435
Fax + 371 294 4986

Email izaks@email.lubi.edu.lv

 
LITHUANIA

(Ms.) Siguté KUSIENÉ
Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory
Lithuanian Forestry Research Institute
Girionys-1,4312-LT
KAUNAS
Tel + 370 7 547319
Fax + 370 7 547446

Email miskinst@mi.lt
Sigute@nors.lzua.lt

(Mr.) Vidmantas STANYS
Horticultural Plant Breeding Department
Lithuania Institute of Horticulture
Tel + 370 7 555176
Fax + 370 7 555176

Email bronius@babtai.lsdi.lt

LUXEMBURG

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MALTA

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NETHERLANDS

(Mr.) J. B. M. CUSTERS
Plant Research International B.V.
Business Unit Plant Development and Reproduction
Postbus 16
6700 AA WAGENINGEN
Tel + 31 317 477 047
Fax + 31 317 418 094

Email Jan.custers@wur.nl

(Mr.) R. DIRKS
Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B. V.
Postbus 40
2678 ZG DE LIER
Tel + 31 174 532 300
Fax + 31 786 198 088

Email r.dirks@rijkzwaan.nl

NORWAY







(Mr.) Magnor HANSEN
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
P. O. Box 5003
N – 1432 Aas

Email magnor.hansen@umb.no

(Ms.) Hilde-Gunn OPSAHL-FERSTAD
Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology
Agricultural University of Norway
P. O. Box 5040
Tel + 47 64 94 94 88
Fax+ 47 64 94 76 79

Email hilde-gunn.opsahl-ferstad@ikb.nlh.no

POLAND

(Ms.) Maria WEDZONY
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department of Plant Physiology
Podluzna 3
PL – 30 239 KRAKÓW
Tel + 4812 425 3301
Fax+ 4812 425 3202

Email niwedzon@cyf-kr.edu.pl

(Ms.) Barbara MICHALIK
Agricultural University of Cracow
Department of Genetics
Plant Breeding and Seed Production
Al. 29 Listopada
PL – 31 425 KRAKÓW
Tel +4812 411 90 43
Fax +4812 411 13 22

Email romichal@cyf-kr.edu.pl

PORTUGAL

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ROMANIA

(Ms) Alexandrina Mihailescu
Agricultural Research and Development Institute
8264 Fundulea
Jud. Calarasi
Tel +4021 3110722
Fax +4021 3154040

Email fundulea@ricic.ro

 
SLOVAKIA

(Ms.) Anna PRET’OVÁ
Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences
Akademicka 2
P.O. Box 39 A
950 07 NITRA
Tel + 421 37 733 66 59
Fax+ 421 37 733 66 60

Email pretova@savba.savba.sk

 
SLOVENIA









(Mr.) Borut BOHANEC
University of Ljubljana
Biotechnical Faculty
Agronomy Department
Jamnikarjeva 101
1000 LJUBLJANA
Tel + 386 1 423 11 61
Fax+ 386 1 423 10 88

Email borut.bohanec@bf.uni-lj.si

 
SPAIN








(Mr.) Antonio MARTIN MUÑOZ
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas
Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible
Apto. 4084
14080 CÓRDOBA
Tel + 34 957 499207
Fax + 34 957 499252

Email ge1mamua@uco.es

(Ms.) M. Asunción SANTOS LOZANO
Instituto de Biología & Molecular de Barcelona
Dpto Genética Molecular
Jordi Girona, 18 – 26
BARCELONA
Tel + 34 93 400 61 00
Fax+ 34 93 204 59 04

Email mslgmt@ibmb.csic.es

SWEDEN






(Ms.) Johanna FORSBERG
Nilsson-Ehle Laboratory
Svalöf Weibull AB
26881 SVALÖV
Tel + 46 418 66 7000
Fax + 46 418 66 7219

Email johanna.forsberg@swseed.se

(Ms.) Stine TUVESSON
Nilsson-Ehle Laboratory
Svalöf Weibull AB
26881 SVALÖV
Tel + 46 418 66 7000
Fax + 46 418 667 219

Email stine.tuvesson@swseed.com

SWITZERLAND

(Ms.) Monika MESSMER
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
Institut für Pflanzenwissenschaften
Versuchsstation
8315 LINDAU
Tel + 41 52 354 91 21
Fax + 41 52 354 91 19

Email: monika.messmer@ ipw.agrl.ethz.ch

(Mr) Geert KLEIJER
Resources genetiques / Qualite
Agroscope RAC Changins
Station federale de recherches agronomiques de Changins
CH-1260 Nyonl
Tel +41 22 363 4726
Fax + 41 22 363 4690

Email geert.kleijer@rac.admin.ch

TURKEY

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UNITED KINGDOM







Brian P. FORSTER
The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie,
Dundee,
DD2 5DA
Scotland, UK


info@hutton.ac.uk

 
YUGOSLAVIA
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(Ms.) Bouktje STOL
CEC
200, rue de la Loi
B- 1049 BRUSSELS
Tel + 32 2 296 55 07
Fax+ 32 2 296 42 89

Email bstol@cost.esf.org