Welcome to PVB2016
The Fourth International Conference on Plant Vascular Biology (PVB2016), co-organized by the Botanical Society of China and the Chinese Society of Cell Biology, will be held in Shenzhen, China. The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists working on diverse aspects of vascular biology including the formation, function and evolution of phloem, xylem and cambium. Attention will be given to intra- and inter-cellular communication in relation to vascular bundle formation and environmental responses. The total participants will be limited to 300 (150 reserved for Chinese participants). This will be one of the satellite meetings of The 19th International Congress of Botany, which will be hold in Shenzhen during July 23 to 29, 2017 (yes, not 2016; http://www.ibc2017.cn/).
As part of the PVB2016, a peer-reviewed and freeaccess Special Issue is planned for the Journal of Integrative Plant Biology (www.jipb.net)), under the theme of “Plant Vascular Biology”. All participants are welcome to contribute review or research articles.Chun-Ming Liu
Institute of Botany
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Department of Plant Biology
University of California, Davis