Mid-Term Review Meeting

Project: Resurrection plants reveal secret of vegetative desiccation tolerance

Acronym: RESIST; Grant Agreement: 823746


3 April 2019, 9:00 a.m. CEST time

Consortium Beneficiaries:

  1. Center of Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology (CPSBB), Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Coordinator
  2. Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPG), Potsdam-Golm, Germany
  3. University of Potsdam (UP), Potsdam, Germany
  4. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
  5. BioAtlantis Ltd., Tralee, Ireland

Consortium Partners:

  1. University of Cape Town (UCT), Republic of South Africa

List of Participants:

  • Dr Thierry Jacquin, Research Executive Agency, European Commission
  • Assoc Prof Dr Dominique This, SupAgro, Montpellier, Independent Expert
  • Assoc Prof Dr Tsanko Gechev, CPSBB
  • Assoc Prof Dr Milen Georgiev, CPSBB
  • Dr Veselin Petrov, CPSBB
  • Dr Saleh Alseekh, MPG
  • Prof Dr Zoran Nikoloski, UP
  • Prof Dr Yariv Brotman, BGU
  • Dr Sujeeth Neerakkal, BioAtlantis
  • Prof Dr Nicola Illing, UCT
  • Dr Rafe Lyall, CPSBB
  • Dr Aakansha Kanojia, CPSBB
  • Mr Mihail Angelov, CPSBB
  • Ms Valentina Ivanova, CPSBB
  • Mr Dimitar Kirkovski, CPSBB
  • Ms Marina Mircheva, CPSBB
  • Mr Micha Ahchige, MPG
  • Dr Joanne Bentley UCT
  • Ms Pei-Yin Liebrich, UCT


Time/Duration* Topic Responsible
9:00-9:10 Welcome and presentation of the Agenda Project Coordinator (Tsanko Gechev)
9:10-9:20 Introduction and purpose of the meeting REA Project Officer (Thierry Jacquin)
9:20-9:50 Report on Management, Training, Transfer of knowledge and Dissemination Project Manager (Veselin Petrov)
9:50-10:20 Presentation of the activities at CPSBB CPSBB (Tsanko Gechev)
10:20-10:40 Presentation of the activities at MPG MPG (Saleh Alseekh)
10:40-10:50 Presentation of the activities at UP UP (Zoran Nikoloski)
10:50-11:00 Presentation of the activities at BGU BGU (Yariv Brotman)
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-11:45 Presentation of the activities at BioAtlantis BioAtlantis (Sujeeth Neerakkal)
11:45–12:15 Presentation of the activities at UCT UCT (Nicola Illing)
12:15–13:15 Discussion between REA officers and RESIST fellows
13:15-14:00 Open Discussion, including 1st feedback to the Consortium
* Time for questions is included in the duration of the presentations