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.

Organising committee

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

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Our inaugural conference was a successful event due to the work and support of many people. A big thank you to all our helpers on the conference days! Special thanks to:

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

Financial support
Plants and People 2011 was financially supported by the International Max Planck Research School – Primary Metabolism and Plant Growth' (IMPRS-PMPG). We also thank Dionex GmbH, BASF Plant Science Company GmbH and the IGV - Institut für Getreideversorgung GmbH for their support.