The aim of the 11th International Plant Sulfur Workshop conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge achievements in the field.


The main topics/sessions of the conference will be:

  1. Sulfate uptake and allocation
  2. Sulfur reduction and cysteine biosynthesis
  3. Sulfur in abiotic and biotic stress response
  4. Interaction with other nutrients and metabolic networks
  5. Sulfur in specialized metabolism and storage
  6. Sulfur in agriculture and ecophysiology

Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers at the Conference:

  • Joseph Jez, Washington University, St. Louis (USA)
  • Daniel Kliebenstein, University of California, Davis (USA)
  • Xinyuan Huang, Nanjing Agricultural University (China)
  • Gary Loake, University of Edinburgh (UK)
  • Christian Meyer, INRA-AgroParisTech, Versailles (France)
  • Alain Ourry, University of Caen, Normandy  (France)
  • Julian Schroeder, University of California, San Diego (USA)

Thematic workshops

The Executive Programme Committee gives young scientists and PhD students the opportunity to organize a 2-hour thematic workshop to promote networking and in depth discussion of the hottest issues in the field of plant sulfur.

Those wishing to organize a workshop are kindly required to send their proposal to the Organizing Secretariat ( no later than April 1st, 2018.