Session 1. Biocontrol

Dan Funck Jensen (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden)
“Clonostachys rosea used for Fusarium and Zymoseptoria control in wheat in an IPM perspective”

Session 2. Beneficial effects to plants

Matteo Lorito (University Federico II of Naples, Italy)
“Roots of plants under stress conditions attract Trichoderma”

Jie Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
“The role of Trichoderma in systemically reprogrammed maize endophytic microbiome against the whole plant diseases and Fusarium toxin DON (deoxynivalenol) accumulation”

Session 3. Biodiversity

Irina Druzhinina (TU Wien, Austria)
“Trichoderma species on the genomic vastness”

Session 4. Omics and Biotechnology

Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza (Lincoln University, New Zealand)
“Genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics studies to understand Trichoderma communication with plant roots”

Benny Horwitz (The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)
“Genetic approach to the mechanism of root colonization: the Trichoderma virens–maize interaction”

Session 5. Further applications

Alfredo Herrera-Estrella (Cinvestav Irapuato, México)
“Danger signals activate the innate immune system of a filamentous fungus”

Susanne Zeilinger-Migsich (University of Innsbrück, Austria)
“Trichoderma atroviride secondary metabolism and its regulation by signaling pathways”