PLANT FELLOWS Second Annual Meeting

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29/09/2014 – 03/10/2014 (5 days)


The PLANT FELLOWS Second Annual Meeting commences with a Scientific Symposium on Monday, 29 September at the ETH Zurich followed by a 4 days training programme at the Rigi Kulm.


At the Scientific Symposium all fellows together with their principal investigators discussed in three sessions the state of the art of their research topics in plant sciences:

- Plant growth and reproduction

- Plant-environment interactions

- Signalling and communication.

The chairs and keynote lectures have been hold by the principal investigators from the international host organisations within the programme.


Subsequently PLANT FELLOWS offered postdoctoral training in the following two workshops: "Leading and developing a research group" and "Understanding Entrepreneurship, Idea Lab - Case Study Work".

For those fellows, who could not attend the First Annual Meeting in 2013 the course: "Career Management for Postdoctoral Fellows" has been repeated.


The agenda for the Scientific Symposium and the Training Programme is available here.


(picture: Ruben Gutzat)


For any further questions you might have, please contact the programme officer Mrs Romy Kohlmann.


Location: The training workshops took place at the Rigi Kulm Hotel at the top of Mount Rigi (near Lucerne).

view from the Rigi Kulm (picture: Romy Kohlmann)