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Invited speakers: hot topic workshop on chloroplasts for ECRs

Logo of the workshop "co- and posttranslational control in chloroplasts" by Jens Mühlenbeck

The speakers invited to DBG's second Eduard Strasburger Hot Topic Workshop "Co- and posttranslational control in chloroplasts" (#DBGHotTop2024) in Münster, Germany, from 18 – 20 November 2024, are

  • Carmela Giglione, University of Paris-Saclay
  • Bernhard Grimm, HU Berlin
  • Manajit Hayer-Hartl, MPI Martinsried
  • Georg Hochberg, MPI Marburg
  • Paul Javis, University of Oxford
  • Matt Johnson, University of Sheffield
  • Dario Leister, LMU München
  • Paula Mulo, University of Turku
  • Klaas J. van Wijk, Cornell Universit

Registration is planned to start in June 2024. Attendance to the workshop is free for ECRs. The workshop will be organised by Dr Jürgen Eirich and Jens Mühlenbeck from the Institute for Plant Biology and Biotechnology at Münster University. More to come on the workshop's website soon.

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Save the date: Hot Topic conference on translation in chloroplasts for ECR

The next Eduard Strasburger Hot Topic Conference will focus on “Co- and posttranslational control in chloroplasts” in Münster, Germany, from 18 – 20 November 2024. It will be organized especially for early career researchers (ECR), who will be invited to join the meeting without any fees. Some of well-known speakers in this field have already confirmed their participation, according to the organizers Dr. Jürgen Eirich and Jens Mühlenbeck from the Institute for Plant Biology and Biotechnology at Münster University. Stay tuned for more information to come.  

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DBG's Eduard Strasburger Workshop for Hot Topics

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DBG invites members to submit proposals for a "hot topic" conference in the plant sciences. If you have a concept for a smaller conference about a relevant and burning plant science issue, please send it to DBG's Executive Board. Within the scope of our Eduard Strasburger Workshop DBG offers financial support for its organisation of up to 10,000 Euros.

Important Criteria for a Successful Application are

  1. a topic with broad scientific or societal significance
  2. the topic that encompasses several plant science disciplines
  3. participation of early career scientists

If either (1) or (2) of the criteria on one hand and (3) on the other hand are met, please send your proposal to DBG's General Secretary. You are welcome to send a preliminary inquiry on your issue to our General Secretary.

Application and Procedure


Applications for our Eduard Strasburger Workshop on a Hot Topic may be submitted to DBG's General Secretary at any time.

Application Documents

Please study our application and documentation form (pdf)