Early Career Plant Researcher Network Meeting, Halle (Saale), Germany, 10.-11.5.2023

The meeting is targeted towards experienced PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with passion for plant research. 

Program and Aims

The program includes scientific presentations and workshops focused on career development in both academia and industry, funding opportunities and grant writing, as well as job applications. Additionally, the meeting aims to provide a platform for collaboration among ECRs in the field of plant research.


  • Sophien Kamoun (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK)
  • Rhea Stoppel (Bayer AG, R & D, Crop Science)
  • Catherine Kistner (German Research Foundation DFG)

           Halle Scientists

  • Debora Gasperini (Leibniz Institue of Plant Biochemistry)
  • Marcel Quint (Martin Luther University)
  • Tina Romeis (Leibniz Institue of Plant Biochemistry, IPB)
  • Nico von Wiren (Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, IPK)

How to apply?

To apply, interested individuals must submit a motivation letter of up to 400 words and a CV. Participation in the Early Career Plant Researchers Network Meeting is free, including coverage of all travel expenses, making it an accessible and valuable opportunity for early career researchers. Send your application to sascha.laubinger@genetik.uni-halle.de

Important Dates
Application Deadline: 24.3.2023
Information on the outcome of the selection: because we had so many applications, we had to postpone the final decision to 4.-5.4.2023 
For additional information and requests, please send an email to sascha.laubinger@genetik.uni-halle.de 

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