Celebrating 20 Years of the MPI for Chemical Ecology

  • 20 years MPI-CE

The Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on September 21/22, 2017.



The 20th Anniversary Program includes

  • an official ceremony with honorary talks about the past, present and future of chemical ecology in Jena
  • a scientific symposium including lectures of the five institute directors and selected alumni
  • a meeting (Speed Informing) of current junior scientists with alumni who work in industry
  • open departments with guided tours
  • games and fun and party

Confirmed speakers

  • Meike Burow, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Martin Heil, Laboratorio de Ecología de Plantas, Cinvestav, Irapuato, Mexico
  • Alfredo Ibañez, Institute for omic Sciences and Applied Biotechnology (ICOBA), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú
  • André Kessler, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Amy Lawton-Rauh, Genetics and Biochemistry Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
  • Shenghong Li, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
  • Annette Reineke, Arbeitsgruppe Entomologie, Institut für Phytomedizin, Hochschule Geisenheim, Germany
  • Kathrin Steck, Centro Champalimaud - Neurociências, Lisboa, Portugal 


All alumni are invited to participate. Please register here.

Further details

The preliminary program can be downloaded here.