5th European Workshop on Peptide Signalling in Plants – University of Copenhagen

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Welcome to PLANT PEPTIDES & RECEPTORS 2017

-the 5th European Workshop on Peptide Signalling in Plants!

Following the highly successful workshops in Oslo, Regensburg, Ghent and Bischoffsheim, this year’s three days meeting will be held from September 6-8, 2017 at Konventum Conference center located close to the historical city of Helsingore, not far from Copenhagen, Denmark.

The conference is targeted to interested PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and principal investigators and will feature a number of invited speakers as well as talks chosen from abstract submissions. For more information see the program.

Participation is limited to 65 (including invited speakers & organizers) on a first come, first serve basis. So please remember to register (registration will open soon)!

Program for the workshop

The workshop will start on Wednesday 6 September at noon with lunch and registration and end on Friday 8 September in the afternoon. The program consists of a mix of talks by confirmed speakers and talks selected from the submitted abstracts.

Invited speakers (confirmed):

  • Prof. Jijie Chai, MPI, University of Cologne, Germany.
    Title "Structural basis for recognition of plant signaling peptides by their receptors"
      
  • Prof. Naoyuki Uchida, Nagoya University, Japan.
    Title: "Versatile control of growth and development by ERECTA-family receptor signaling"
      
  • Markus Albert, University of Tübingen, Germany.
    Title: "Peptidic signatures of the plant parasite Cuscuta and recognition thereof in hosts"
      
  • Youssef Belkhadir, Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, Austria.

Cost and Registration

 
The workshop will welcome a maximum of 65 participants (including invited speakers and organizers), participation is offered on a first come, first serve basis. 
Registration will be open until all places are filled, and a waiting list of 10 is established. Please take note that your registration is confirmed after payment only.

Cost:
 This year’s workshop features an all inclusive package, which covers all the costs for your three days stay at Konventum. The conference participation and accommodation includes the nights of the 6th and 7th of September, meals, coffee breaks & drinks for the meals.

Ticket types and prices (including credit card fee):

  • PhD Student: € 630 (DKK 4665)

  • PI & Postdoc: € 680 (DKK 5050)

  • Non-academic: € 800 (DKK 6220)

Click here to go to payment and registration
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Registration deadline is 1 August, 2017.

Abstracts 

Abstracts in English can be submitted to the following account: peptide2017abstract@gmail.com

Guidelines for abstracts:

  • Use pdf format.
  • Underline the presenting author.
  • Write name of participant as subject in the email. 

The deadline for abstract submission is 15 July, 2017.

Location

Konventum is a modern hotel and conference center, situated by the sea 50 km north of Copenhagen and only 2 km from the charming town of Helsingør (Helsingore).

From Copenhagen Airport
The Airport is connected to the rail system with direct connections to Helsingør (1 hr).

From Helsingør station
Take bus number 803 to Hellebo Park (14 min) or take a taxi.

Organizers  

Rüdiger Simon, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, email: ruediger.simon@hhu.de

Anja Thoe Fuglsang, University of Copenhagen, email: atf@plen.ku.dk