21 Jan 2020


The Preliminary programme is ready for download.

Updated: 21 January 2020

23 Nov 2019 ·  Sections

Registration closed

Thank you for your registration. Registration time is over and applications will be screened by the organizers. You will be informed prior to the Christmas break via e-mail on whether or not your attendance and presentation can be granted. The programme will be published here as soon as it is final.

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Conference 2019

Participants of the 32nd Conference in Dabringhausen (please click to enlarge)

32nd Conference "Molecular Biology of Plants"

Team of organization: Dorothee Staiger, Stefan Rensing and Rüdiger Hell

Conference hotel: Haus Maria in der Aue, Dabringhausen im Bergischen Land

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2019: Reinhold von Sengbusch Prize for presentations

Reinhold von Sengbusch Award for best talks (please click to enlarge)

Katharina J. Winkel: Identification of a highly substrate-specific phosphatase representing an entry point into purine nucleotide catabolism
Universität Hannover

Jana Christin Askani: Getting a grip on provacuoles
Universität Heidelberg

José Manuel Ugalde: Real-time monitoring of plastid-induced oxidation of the cytosolic glutathione pool
Universität Bonn

2019: Reinhold von Sengbusch Prize for posters

Reinhold von Sengbusch Award for best posters (please click to enlarge)

Alexander Kutschera: LORE-mediated immune sensing of bacterial metabolites
TU München, Freising

Lisa-Marie Schmid: PUMPKIN, the sole Plastid UMP Kinase, Associates with Group II Introns and Alters Their Metabolism
LMU Planegg-Martinsried

Chen Lin: Determination of adventitious root system architecture in rice by environmental factors
Universität Kiel

10 Nov 2019

Extended Deadline for Travel Allowances

Applications for Travel grants will be accepted until November 14th.

16 Oct 2019

Travel Allowances for PhD students

Young scientist are invited to apply for travel allowances to participate in the conference Molecular Biology of Plants 2020, which will be 250 Euros each. It will be given exclusively to students without full employment, who are members of the Section Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology. The Section and conference organizers will select the best proposals by mid of November so that applicants will be informed before Christmas holidays.

Application Procedure

Please tick the box in the registration form and send us an e-mail until November 7th 2019 containing a single, only one-page long pdf document:

  • Your name
  • Your affiliation and name of your PI
  • Your abstract
  • Your motivation and impact statement why you apply for the travel allowance and why your project should be presented at this particular conference.

The organizers are looking forward to your application.


33rd Conference

The next Conference Molecular Biology of Plants of the Section Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology of the DBG will take place 11th to 14th February 2020 in Dabringhausen, Germany. It will be organized by Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Hell (Heidelberg University), Prof. Dr. Stefan Rensing (Marburg University), Prof. Dr. Marcel Quint (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg).

Do not hesitate to contact the conference office if you have any questions. Maybe some of the answers are already provided in the FAQ (frequently asked questions).

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