Open positions

07/04/2020 | Research Associate and PhD position at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Björn Usadel is appointed to a W3 professor at HHU

07/04/2020 | Besides his work at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Björn Usadel is head of the Institute of Biological Data Science since 1 April (photo: Raimund Knauf).

Plant Breeding for the Bio-Economy

30/03/2020 | CEPLAS member Günter Strittmatter writes in an article for the "Wissenschaftsjahr 2020" about the importance of Plant Breeding for the Bio-Economy.

Open position

27/03/2020 | Team Leader (m,f,d) in Plant Genome Engineering

Plant Science @home

20/03/2020 | For everybody currently stuck at home we have put together some nice little experiments

Planter's Punch is back!

20/03/2020 | Read about one special aspect of the CEPLAS research program written by one of our early career researchers.

New issue of CEPLAS Faces

19/03/2020 | In the current issue of CEPLAS Faces we interviewed Alga Zuccaro from the University of Cologne.

Our CEPLAS Equal Opportunity website has been updated!

19/03/2020 | Get an overview of our old and new measures and our achievements so far.

New representatives of the CEPLAS Postdocs

18/03/2020 | Rachel Denley Bowers and Uriel Urquiza have been elected as representatives of the CEPLAS Postdocs for the next year.

Open positions

09/03/2020 | Open Positions as Postdoc at the MPIPZ in Cologne and as Student assistant at the Institute for Plant Genetics (HHU)

Sign in for Conference on Food for Future 2020

09/03/2020 | Between 14 and 15 September 2020 scientists will discuss cross-disciplinary aspects of the future of food production.

CEPLAS sets impulses for a plant based bioeconomy

06/03/2020 | Great participation at the "Salon Global Agriculture" in Berlin.

Articles wanted for Special Issue

06/03/2020 | For a special issue of "Frontiers in Plant Science" contributions on "Plant tumor formation under plant-fungi interactions" are requested.

Apply to the CEPLAS Graduate School

03/03/2020 | The call for this year's PhD program at CEPLAS Graduate School is open!

CEPLAS at Salon Global Agriculture

02/03/2020 | At the event in Berlin, Peter Westhoff and Andreas Weber discuss about the significance of plant science for the bio economy.

CEPLAS researcher initiates cooperation in India

28/02/2020 | HHU and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the objective to combat rice diseases in India.

In Seattle for science

20/02/2020 | Deputy CEPLAS spokesman Stan Kopriva from the University of Cologne establishes contacts at the annual meeting of the AAAS in Seattle.

Open position

17/02/2020 | PhD position available in the research group of Prof. Juliette de Meaux at the University of Cologne.

New series "CEPLAS Faces"

14/02/2020 | In our new series we introduce one of our members every month. The first CEPLAS face is Markus Pauly.

Open position

13/02/2020 | Open position as Coordinator for our BSc program in Quantitative Biology at the University of Cologne.

We are deeply saddened...

04/02/2020 | ...by the untimely passing of our respected colleague and friend Dr. Udo Gowik.

Dialogue event Genome Editing

31/01/2020 | At a joint dialogue event VBIO e.V. and WGG e.V. advocate an adaptation of the GMO Directive.

Microorganisms under climate stress

31/01/2020 | CEPLAS researchers from MPIPZ publish results in Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Apply now!

28/01/2020 | The call for this year's CEPLAS research internships for undergrads is open!

New publication on Iron deficiency

27/01/2020 | CEPLAS member Petra Bauer publishes results on the regulation of iron deficiency in the journal Plant Physiology.

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