Short News Archive - 2010

November 23, 2010
Ian Baldwin talks at Dresden Forum on Science & Society 
Ian Baldwin, Director of the Department of Molecular Ecology at MPI-CE, will give a public lecture about "Ecology's future mission: salvaging books from the burning library".
Location: Auditorium, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Pfotenhauerstr. 108, 01307 Dresden
Time: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 4:00 p.m.



September 30, 2010
MPI outstanding apprenticing company
The Free State of Thuringia honored the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology as "Successful Apprenticing Company 2010". This prize was awarded to apprentice gardener Vanessa Nawrocki, who passed her exams with distinction and the best results in Thuringia, and her supervisor Andreas Weber.

June 17, 2010
Paulina Dabrowska received Otto Hahn Medal 
Paulina Dabrowska, one of the first fellows of the International Max Planck Research School in Jena, was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society this year. The award ceremony took place on June 16, 2010, during the  annual meeting of the society in Hannover. The award recognizes her excellent doctoral thesis on the role of oxylipin plant hormones in plant-insect interactions.

April 9, 2010
Bill Hansson Elected Member of the Saxonian Academy of Sciences
The Saxonian Academy of Sciences in Leipzig has elected Prof. Bill S. Hansson a full member of its Mathematical-Natural Sciences Class. The inauguration ceremony and the welcome of the new academy members in this venerable association of scholars in central Germany took place during the spring meeting on April 9, 2010, in the festival room of the old town hall in Leipzig.