16 - 17 May 2024

Vienna BioCenter, Austria

The 3rd edition of the “Mendel Early Career Symposium” will take place at the Vienna BioCenter, one of the top biology research centers in Europe, from May 16 - 17, 2024.  

The symposium intends to create a venue where early career researchers can share their findings and network with their peers in a friendly environment.  In this two-day in-person event, we will bring together PhD students, postdocs and junior group leaders/assistant professors to discuss the latest discoveries in all areas of plant science. Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted by 12 March 2024.


Cell and Developmental Biolgoy / From cells to organisms

Gene Regulation

Stress Responses

Evolutionary Biology

Registration will start on 15 January, 2024.




Dolf Weijers, University of Wageningen, Netherlands

Alison Smith, University of Cambridge, UK


Philippa Borrill, John Innes Centre, UK

Rory Craig, MPI-Tuebingen, Germany

Stefan Grob, CNRS-Strasbourg, France

Natanella Illouz-Eliaz, Salk Institute, USA

Charlotte Kirchhelle, CNRS-Lyon, France

Petra Marhava, Umea Plant Science Center, Sweden

Michael Raissig, University of Bern, Switzerland

Anne Roulin, University of Zurich, Switzerland