MOSS2004: 7th Annual Moss International Conference

The 7th Annual Moss International Conference, MOSS 2004, took place in Freiburg, Germany, from September 12th through 15th hosted by Plant Biotechnology, University of Freiburg.

The annual moss meeting is a gathering of the groups working with the model plant Physcomitrella patens as well as other scientists interested in bryophytes in general. Topics cover molecular biology, phylogeny and physiology of mosses.

The conference features invited lectures as well as talks and posters by the participants.

During the conference, an international moss genome project will hopefully be launched.

The registration fee includes the abstract book, coffee breaks, lunches, public transport and two social events. The conference dinner has to be booked separetely during registration.


Ralf Reski (chair plant biotechnology)

Birgit Hoch (conference secretary)

Stefan Rensing (web pages)

Local committee

Eva Decker, Wolfgang Frank, Christina Reinhard, Stefan Rensing, Ralf Reski, Eric Sarnighausen, Gabriele Schween, Mark von Stackelberg