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.

 

 

 

Registration

All alumni are invited to participate. Please register here.

 

 

The 20th Anniversary Program

21. September


09:00 - 09:15


Eröffnung Prof. David Heckel, Grußwort Prof. Rosenthal, Präsident der FSU


09:15 - 09:35


Ehrenvortrag der Vorsitzenden unseres Wissenschaftlichen Fachbeirats Prof. Dr. Julia Kubanek, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


09:30 - 10:20


Historischer Rückblick Prof. Wilhelm Boland

10:20 - 10:30

Chor der Max-Planck-Institute Beutenberg

10:30 – 11:00

Kaffeepause


11:00 – 12:30

 


Prof. Ian T. Baldwin, Department of Molecular Ecology
20 years of training genome-enabled field biologists

Prof.  Wilhelm Boland,  Department of Bioorganic Chemistry
to be announced

Prof. Jonathan Gershenzon, Department of Biochemistry
20 years of biochemical ecology: sharp memories, sweet stories and volatile moments

12:30 – 13:15

Mittagspause


13:15 – 14:15


Prof. Bill Hansson, Department of Evolutionary Neuroethology
Smelling to survive - Insect smell-guided behavior

Prof. David Heckel, Department of Entomology
Coevolutionary arms race in the insect midgut


14:15 – 17:00


Führungen durch „Offene Abteilungen“


18:00 Uhr


Zusammentreffen (Speed Informing)  von Alumni, die inzwischen in der Industrie arbeiten (Gerson Graser, Rohit Shroff, Cristina Daolio, Lynn Ullmann-Zeunert, Sven Adolph), mit unseren Nachwuchswissenschaftler/innen

 

22. September


09:00 -09:20


Meike Burow, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Feedback regulation of metabolism and development by glucosinolate defense compounds


09:20-09:40


Martin Heil, Laboratorio de Ecología de Plantas, Cinvestav, Irapuato, Mexico
Extracellular DNA and other DAMPs as immunity inducers in plants and humans

 


09:40-10:00


Alfredo Ibañez, Institute for omic Sciences and Applied Biotechnology (ICOBA), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú
Mass spectrometry: from whole plants to small fungi


10:00-10:20


André Kessler, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Plant-to-plant communication and its role in driving herbivore population dynamics

10:20 – 10:50

Kaffeepause

 

10:50 – 11:10

 

Amy Lawton-Rauh, Genetics and Biochemistry Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
Molecular evolution and population dynamics of adaptation to glyphosate in Amaranthus palmeri: rapid, massive proliferation of a highly conserved gene modulated by population structure


11:10 - 11:30


Shenghong Li, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
Unusual specialized metabolites of two Himalayan Lamiaceae plants and their biological functions


11:30 - 11:50


Annette Reineke, Arbeitsgruppe Entomologie, Institut für Phytomedizin, Hochschule Geisenheim, Germany
Effects of elevated CO2 on interactions between grapevine plants, a fungal pathogen and a herbivorous insect


11:50 - 12:10


Kathrin Steck, Centro Champalimaud - Neurociências, Lisboa, Portugal,
The gustatory basis of protein homeostasis in Drosophila melanogaster

12:10 – 14:00


Mittagspause


 

14:00 Uhr



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