2011 "On Roots and Fruits of Plant Biology"

The first Plants and People conference was themed "On Roots and Fruits of Plant Biology", focusing on the development of plant research from its history to its present day applications.

Plants and People 2011 took place from September 5th to 7th. For more information, please have a look at the Programme and our Abstract Booklet.

Our inaugural conference was a successful event due to the work of the following people:

Organising committee:

Daniel Veyel
Dorothea Hemme
Julia Teply
Maria Ignacia Fuentes Bustos
Stefanie Schmidt
Tabea Mettler
Tobias Fleischmann
Ulrike Glaubitz


Organisational support:
Dr. Ina Talke, IMPRS 'Primary Metabolism and Plant Growth'
Birgit Schäfer, MPI-MP administration

Website support:
Marcus Thienert, web programmer, MPI-MP

Logo design:
Ulrike Glaubitz and Stefanie Schmidt

Poster design:
Frederik Dethloff and Han-Yi Fu

Plants and People 2011 was financially supported by the International Max Planck Research School – Primary Metabolism and Plant Growth' (IMPRS-PMPG). The IMPRS-PMPG is a joint doctoral programme of the University of Potsdam and the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology. We also thank Dionex GmbH, BASF Plant Science Company GmbH and the IGV - Institut für Getreideversorgung GmbH for their support.