Who we are and what we do - short and compact!

28/07/2020 | CEPLAS Kompakt provides a brief insight into the various research topics of CEPLAS.

The new Planter's Punch is out!

23/07/2020 | Anthony Piro explains the relationship between iron availability and the plant microbiom in a descriptive video.

Open statement on genome editing in plant sciences

22/07/2020 | Two years after the ECJ ruling, European scientists renew their call to enable genome editing for sustainable agriculture and food production.

Soapbox Science Festival

21/07/2020 | Read an interview with Agatha Walla, who joins the Festival together with Petra Bauer.

How to hear a tree before you see it

16/07/2020 | Our new CEPLAS Face George Coupland tells about his favorite trees and why research fascinates him.

Guided Tour in the Botanical Garden

16/07/2020 | Peter Westhoff informs about the important role of plant breeding in the bioeconomy.

Virtual Career Fair 2020

08/07/2020 | CEPLAS member Stan Kopriva introduced Postdoc Program and Grad School to interested participants.

New publication on Optogenetics in Nature Methods

29/06/2020 | A team around Matias Zurbriggen and Rüdiger Simon published a paper on optogenetics.

The world of rhizosphere

18/06/2020 | In the new Planter's Punch Paloma Durán from MPI Cologne takes us to a journey to the rhizosphere.

Open Position

18/06/2020 | Open position as postdoctoral researcher in molecular plant-microbe interactions, University of Cologne.

Open Position

18/06/2020 | Open position as Student Assistant at the Botanical Institute, Biocenter Cologne.

Open Position

15/06/2020 | New position as a Postdoctoral Researcher available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne.

8000 kilometres for a plant

10/06/2020 | In CEPLAS Faces Shizue Matsubara tells us why she drove from the east to the west coast of Australia to find a plant.

New Planter's Punch about Synthetic Biology

28/05/2020 | Postdoctoral researcher Uriel Urquiza brings Synthetic Biology in a video to life.

Open positions

26/05/2020 | Two open positions as CEPLAS Postdoctoral Researchers at HHU available.

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for Prof. Dr. Bart Thomma

19/05/2020 | Great success for CEPLAS!

Open positions

19/05/2020 | Open positions as Postdoctoral/ Senior Scientists available at the Institute of Botany at HHU.

Björn Usadel about his start at HHU

14/05/2020 | In CEPLAS Faces Björn Usadel tells about his research and his favorite plant.

Two new publications

08/05/2020 | New publications by the group of Maria von Korff Schmising.

Open positions

05/05/2020 | Open positions as Student/ Research Assistants available at the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Plants at HHU.

Third issue of CEPLAS Faces

27/04/2020 | Rachel Denley Bowers talks about her mystery plant and what she would like to research in space.

Planter's Punch offers exciting insights in a video

23/04/2020 | In an illustrative video the Institute of Quantitative and Theoretical Biology gives us a sneak peek into the world of computational biology.

Lively response to #stayathomeplants

17/04/2020 | On our social media channels we asked for pictures of "#stayathomeplants". Thanks a lot for your feedback and the great pictures!

Open positions

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

Björn Usadel is appointed to a W3 professorship 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).

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