Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Postdoc Representative: Dr. Filipa Tomé 
  • Deputy Postdoc Representative: Dr. Luise Brand

Members of the CEPLAS Postdoc Programme

Dr. Christos Bazakos
CEPLAS Christos Bazakos

Research Area A

Department of Comparative, Development and Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Luise Brand
CEPLAS Luise Brand

Research Area A

Department of Plant Developmental Biology

Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Friederike Brüssow
CEPLAS Friederike Brüssow

Research Area C

Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions

Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Henning Frerigmann
CEPLAS Henning Frerigmann

Research Area D

Department of Plant Microbe Interactions
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Dr. Vera Göhre
CEPLAS Vera Göhre

Research Area C

Institute of Microbiology
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Richard Jacoby
CEPLAS Richard Jacoby

Research Area D

Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter
University of Cologne

Ganga Jeena
CEPLAS Ganga Jeena

Research Area C

Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter

University of Cologne

Dr. Nozomi Kawamoto
CEPLAS Nozomi Kawamoto

Research Area A

Institute for Developmental Genetics
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Ronny Kellner
CEPLAS Ronny Kellner

Research Area C

Evolution of obligate parasitism and biodiversity
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Sakshi Khosa
Foto Sakshi Khosa

Research Area D

Institute of Biochemistry
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 


Dr. Yuanyuan Li
CEPLAS Yuanyuan Li

Research Area B

Institute of Plant Molecular and Developmental Biology
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Anita Loeschcke
CEPLAS Anita Loeschcke

Research Area D

Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Otho Mantegazza
CEPLAS Otho Mantegazza

Research Area B

Institute of Plant Biochemistry

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Ryohei Thomas Nakano
CEPLAS Ryohei Thomas Nakano

Research Area C

Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions

Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Roxanne van Rooijen
CEPLAS Roxanne van Rooijen

Research Area B

Developmental and Molecular Plant Biology
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Hanna Rövenich

Research Area C

Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter

University of Cologne

Dr. Melanie Sapp
CEPLAS Melanie Sapp

Research Area C

Institute of Population Genetics
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 


Dr. Mara Schuler-Bermann
CEPLAS Mara Schuler-Bermann

Research Area B

Developmental and Molecular Plant Biology
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. Antonella Succurro
CEPLAS Antonella Succurro

Research Area C

Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter
University of Cologne

Dr. Filipa Tomé
CEPLAS Filipa Tomé

Research Area A

Institute for Plant Genetics, HHU
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Alice Vayssières
CEPLAS Alice Vayssières

Research Area A

Molecular Systematics, Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne
c/o
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research


Dr. Berkley Walker
CEPLAS Berkley Walker

Research Area B

von Humboldt Fellow at Institute of Plant Biochemistry

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Heinrich Heine University
University of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Forschungszentrum Jülich