Key steps of the plant biotechnology and breeding value chain

The STARGATE project, through its partner the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), is organising a workshop titled Key steps of the plant biotechnology and breeding value chain’ on 17-18 May 2022.

Venue: Hybrid format. In-person at IPK Campus and online by Teams.

This 2-day  workshop shall comprise lectures, in silico exercises and group discussions.

The program:

Date Time (CET) Topic Speaker
May 17 (Tue) 09:00 – 09:30 Welcome & Introduction Kerstin Neumann (IPK)
09:30 – 10:30 Session 1. Plant Genetic resources (PGR) and their documentation/Passport data Stephan Weise (IPK)
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:00 Session 2. Phenotyping facilities and methods to evaluate PGR Kerstin Neumann (IPK)

Llorenç Cabrera-Bosquet (INRAE)

12:0 – 13:00 Lunch time
13:00 – 17:00 Session 3. Image analysis Llorenç Cabrera-Bosquet (INRAE)

Evgeny Gladilin (IPK)

Narendra Narisetti (IPK)

Madita Lauterberg (IPK)

17:00 – 17:30 Visit facilities for those on-site
May 18 (Wed) 09:00 – 11:15 Session 4. Integrated analysis of phenomics data Kerstin Neumann (IPK)
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00 Session 5. FAIR phenomics data handling and data publication Uwe Scholz and Mathias Lange (IPK)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch time
13:00 – 15:00 Session 6. Engineering new targets through genome editing Jochen Kumlehn (IPK)


Important!: Participants who register from now on will only be able to participate in the online format.

The deadline for applying is Wednesday 11th May 2022.


Eligible applicants and young scientists (preference given to PhD students).

The selected participants will be informed by Thursday 12th May 2022.