Max Planck Research Group Symposium 2016

Selection Symposium
Max Planck Research Group Leader Position, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena

Date: July 11 2016

Lecture Hall, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Hans-Knöll-Straße 10, 07745 Jena

Monday, July 11, 2016

09:00-09:10Lothar Willmitzer, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam
Short welcome address by the chair of the selection committee
09:10-09:40Matthew Agler, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne     
"Ecological drivers of (micro)organismal interactions at the plant-environment interface"
09:40-10:10Dorota Jakubczyk John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
"Unlocking fungi-plants interactions – biosynthesis and ecological role of fungal natural products"
10:10-10:40Adria LeBoeuf University of Lausanne, Switzerland
"Functional diversity in socially exchanged fluids: manipulation, direction, and gift-giving"
10:40-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:30Kathrin Steck Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisboa, Portugal
"Amino acid homeostasis in insects"
11:30-12:00Sébastien Wielgoss ETH Zurich, Switzerland
"The tempo and mode of genome evolution in bacterial populations"
12:00-12:30Hannah Rowland University of Cambridge, UK
"Chemically mediated predator-prey dynamics"