Dear Protozoologists,

it is our greatest pleasure to announce and invite you to the 39th annual Meeting of the German Society for Protozoology to be held at the University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany from March 4 - 6, 2020 under the patronage of university president Prof. Dr. Helmut J. Schmidt.

The conference will cover a broad range of research topics within protozoology, including taxonomy, phylogenomics, evolution, parasitology, cell biology and more. Additionally, the conference will be amended by a hands-on workshop focusing on next-generation sequence data analysis.

The official conference language will be English. On the following sites you will find information regarding the conference venue, accomodation, workshop, program, registration and fees. The sites will be regularly updated to provide you additional news.


Yours sincerely

Thorsten Stoeck & Sabine Filker



The DGP2020 Programme & Abstract Booklet is now available online!



DGP2020 Award Winner posted online!



We thank all participants for their appearance, all sponsors for their support and all helpers for their energy. The DGP2020 was a success!

Main Organizers:

Thorsten Stoeck & Sabine Filker
Dpts. of Ecology & Molecular Ecology
Erwin-Schroedinger-Str. 14
67663 Kaiserslautern


Organizing Committee:

Dominik Forster
Hans-Werner Breiner
Melanie Kissel