21st International Conference on Arabidopsis Research
Yokohama Japan
June 6 - 10, 2010 Pacifico Yokohama

Welcome to the 21st International Conference on Arabidopsis Research.


ICAR2010 was successfully finished with about 1300 participants and staffs. We would like to thank all of them for bringing ICAR2010 to great success.

  Kazuo Shinozaki (RIKEN Plant Science Center)
  Kiyotaka Okada (National Institute for Basic Biology)


Please click to view ICAR2010 Photos

Click here to download the Abstract Book (A4 size:13.5MB).

All ICAR2010 Abstracts are searchable at the TAIR website.

Click here to see the late submission poster numbers.

Click here to download our PDF (A4 size:1.53MB) flyer.

Scientific Sessions

Cell Biology
Environmental Responses
Epigenomics and RNA Regulation

Crop Genomics
Systems Biology and Metabolism
Evolution and Natural Variation
Plant Hormone Regulation



Confirmed Invited Speakers

Motoyuki Ashikari, Kathryn Barton, David Baulcombe, Philip Benfey, Michael Bevan, Joseph Ecker, Ikuko Hara-Nishimura, Inhwan Hwang, Koh Iba, Dirk Inzé, Tetsuji Kakutani, Steve Kay, Maarten Koornneef, Cris Kuhlemeier, Chentao Lin, Olivier Loudet, Makoto Matsuoka, Peter McCourt, Elliot Meyerowitz, Seung Yon Rhee, Kazuki Saito, Satoshi Tabata, Keiko Torii, Detlef Weigel, Shinjiro Yamaguchi, Qifa Zhang


What's new

May 27, 2010
The Abstract Book can be downloaded in the top page.
May 14, 2010
Information of Program is updated.
May 14, 2010
General Meeting Information was added.
Apr 16, 2010
Information of Satellite Workshop was added in the top page.
Apr 13, 2010
Accommodation discount for oversea students is closed.
Apr 5, 2010
Information of Yokohama Citizen Open Seminar and JPR special issue for the ICAR2010 was added in the top page.
Mar 2, 2010
Early registration was postponed to March 8th.
Feb 26, 2010
Introduction of Cooperated Academic Societies in Exhibit/Sponsorship Page.
Dec 1, 2009
Registration, Abstract Submission, and Application of Workshop, Hotel Accommodation and Tours open!
Detailed Information of Program was added in the Program Page.
Oct 22, 2009
Information of Invited Concurrent Speakers was added in the Speakers Page
Oct 22, 2009
Slight changes in Program schedule
Oct 5, 2009
Information of International Advisory Committee and Domestic Program Committee was added in the Invitation Page
Sep 28, 2009
Announcement of Important Dates
Jun 30, 2009
Website open!