This website sets cookies which are used to offer a personalized experience on our website, generate statistics, and realize advertising or social network tracking. Find out more about our Privacy & Cookie policy and how to manage them on your browser. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 8th International Crop Science Congress has been cancelled. Click here for more information.

Committee Members


Elizabeth P B Fontes

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biotechnology Institute
Universidade Federal de Vi├žosa, MG

Research Interests

Dr. Fontes research program is focused on: (i) plant defense signaling pathways directed against biotic and abiotic stresses; (ii) plant response to geminivirus infection; (iii) plant water deficit; and (iv) the complex molecular network of adaptive responses in plants that integrates the ER-unfolded protein response with the osmotic and cell death signals.

Professional & Societal Memberships

  • Brazilian Society of Genetics
  • American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Brazilian Academy of Science