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SAVE THE DATE: The 11th Symposium of the Young Physiologists- 31.03- 01.04.2022 in Essen


The Young Physiologists proudly present the 11th edition of their early career physiologists symposium in Essen, from 31.03- 01.04.2022!


Next to talks and poster presentations of the attendees, we will be hosting speakers, coming to talk about Career and Skill development, as well as networking opportunities. Join us, spread the word and of course our flyer!


Location of the event: Lehr- und Lernzentrum der Universität Duisburg-Essen (


The symposium format and COVID-19 regulations


If we are able to host the meeting in person, the "2 G+" (German: "Geimpft"/"Genesen" + "geboosterd"/"getestet", English: "Vaccinated"/"Recovered" + "boosted"/"tested") rule will be enforced. 


In case of further changes regarding COVID-19 Federal Regulations by the government of Nordrhein-Westfalen that might preclude an in-person meeting, the meeting would be held online via SpatialChat.


Abstracts submission

The reception of abstracts to count as “Active participant” is already open and closes on 31.01.22.


All active participants will receive travel grants founded by DPG up to 250 € (accommodation + transportations cost). “Passive participations” (without abstract submission) are also possible. However, travel funding is exclusive for active participants.


When submitting your abstract, we kindly encourage you to do it using the template provided. Please save your abstract as a Microsoft Word file (e.g.yourname.docx) and send an email to us to


Please also remember to indicate in your email if your participation consists of a poster presentation or a talk.


We look forward to welcoming you!


Your Young Physiologists


More information to follow soon!


► The 100th Annual Meeting of the German Physiological Society 30.09. – 02.10.2021 FRANKFURT AM MAIN

The German Physiological Society (DPG) celebrates its 100th Annual Meeting in Frankfurt am Main in an IN PERSON meeting this year. The conference will take place from 30.09. – 02.10.2021. For more information on participation, abstract submission etc. click here. The “two G rule” applies here (in German “geimpft oder genesen”; In English “vaccinated or recovered”).


The Agenda


► Come join us for a social Young Physiologists dinner and some drinks on September 29th, right before delving into the conference the following day. Anyone is welcome to join, socialize meet new people and have some fun.

►  The Young Physiologists will have their own JP-Session on Friday, September 1st (“Symposium 9”). We again have our three “Best talk” award winners from the Young Physiologists-Symposium  presenting, this time enhanced by a entertaining talk of the prize-winning science communicator Janina Otto!

We have new members in our organization team!

We are happy to announce that we have three new very active members in our team: We would like to give a warm welcome to Elena Czyrnik (Essen), Karolina Najder-Nalepa (Münster), and Katharina Foreman (Aachen) who are supporting the present speakers and will become increasingly involved.


► In addition to email, we will be communicating via a Junge Physiologen slack channel. This channel is intented to enable more efficient networking and exchange among early-career physiologists - so please feel very welcome to join! To do so, only send us an email to  and you'll receive an invitation.


► Dominik and Andreas are tweeting for Pflügers Archiv now, the official journal of the German Physiological Society. Check it out on /// @PflugersArchiv!


Please also let us know if you have any questions and stay healthy in the meantime!


Stay well, your Young Physiologists