2013 “Challenges in Biology - Big Data and Ethics”
The theme of our second meeting was "Challenges in Biology - Big Data and Ethics". We looked into the latest advances in plant biology and the ethical issues that arise with its fast development.
The conference was again organised by the PhD students of the MPI-MP with great support from the following people:
Elisa Schulz and Jörn Lämke supported us during the inital phase of setting up the conference plan and programme.
The Plants and People 2013 conference was financially supported by the Max Planck Society and the doctoral programme '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. In addition, the following companies financially supported the conference: Conviron, New England BioLabs, PerkinElmer and Roboklon.