Plant Morphodynamics is a research consortium funded by the German research foundation (DFG) consisting of biologists, physicists and computer scientists interested in understanding how plants shape their organs. You will find here all relevant information about the participants, their research and the activities of the group.

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3rd Progress Report Meeting

On 9th October 2018 the FOR2581 Quantitative Plant Morphodynamics research unit held its 3rd meeting at the Centre for Organismal Studies at the University of Heidelberg. The PIs, PhD students, and postdocs presented the latest results of their joined projects and were able to meet and discuss their research. The next meeting is planned for…


iLastik & MorphographX workshop in Heidelberg

Over three days (16-18.05), members of the Research Unit learned the basics and advanced features of MorphographX and ilastik two of the workhorses used in the consortium to analyse plant organ development. In additions to hands-on tutorials by Adrian Wolny, Aleksandra Sapala, Sören Strauss and Marion Louveaux, participants could process their own data. To release the…


11th International PhD School Plant Development

Invitation to the 11th International PhD School Plant Development (www.plant-development.org). The meeting brings together early career researchers and leading scientists and will take place October 10-12 in Zellingen-Retzbach close to Würzburg, Germany.