The theme of our third meeting was "Future Plan[t]s", where we focused not only on recent developments in plant science, but also into the aspects involved in the development and growth of plant scientists and their careers.
The conference was again organised by the PhD students of the MPI-MP with great support from the following people:
Bjoern Ost Hansen
Mercedes Diez Cocero
Dr. Ina Talke, IMPRS 'Primary Metabolism and Plant Growth'
Dr. Ulrike Glaubitz, IMPRS-PMPG and MPI-MP PR team
Birgit Schäfer, MPI-MP administration
Stefan Heinich, web programmer, MPI-MP
Jan Scharein, web designer, MPI AEI
The Plants and People 2015 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). In addition, the following companies supported our conference: Roboklon, NEB, Sigma-Aldrich and Macrogen.