Six questions to Guido Grossmann

23/10/2020 | Guido Grossmann is the new head of the Institute for Cell and Interaction Biology at HHU. Read his interview!

New publication on immune systems

22/10/2020 | CEPLAS members from UoC and MPIPZ published new insights into how plants protect themselves from microbial invaders.

The new Planter's Punch is out!

21/10/2020 | Postdoctoral researcher Yugander Arra explains why he investigates SWEETs to fight rice diseases.

External Fellow grant for Alice Pajoro

21/10/2020 | Alice Pajoro receives a CEPLAS external fellows grant to support the collaboration in a project in the context of research area 1.

New fellowships within the Graduate School

20/10/2020 | The CEPLAS Graduate School offers a new PhD program starting in October 2020. Application deadline is November 30, 2020.

With CO2 pricing and storage out of the climate crisis

20/10/2020 | About 100 viewers followed the CEPLAS Online event and discussed about solutions to the CO2 problems.

CEPLAS School Project started

19/10/2020 | High school students gain first practical experiences in research at the University of Cologne.

New Planters's Punch

25/09/2020 | How do plants use their DNA as a toolbox for various tasks? Postdoc Miguel Miñambres Martín (HHU) makes an interesting comparison.

CEPLAS Graduate students start their PhD projects

24/09/2020 | The first class of CEPLAS Graduate students will start in October.

Eliza Loo in CEPLAS Faces

18/09/2020 | Postdoc Eliza Loo tells us why her favorite plant is the shameplant and what she misses most in times of pandemic.

New publication

14/09/2020 | An international team of researchers led by CEPLAS member Rüdiger Simon released a publication in the Journal Current Biology.

CEPLAS Women in Plant Sciences Day

11/09/2020 | Young female CEPLAS researchers learned how to approach career development planning.

No detection method for genome-edited crops

09/09/2020 | Open statement by the German Society for Plant Sciences (DBG) on the recently published study in "Foods".

Securing future and competitiveness with bio-economy

07/09/2020 | CEPLAS event about bio-economy addressed more then 100 participants.

Open position

04/09/2020 | Open position as a PhD student available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne.

New publication

31/08/2020 | CEPLAS member Juliette de Meaux contributed to a study published in the Journal Ecology Letters.

The spluttering motor of photosynthesis

21/08/2020 | In the new Planter's Punch Sebastian Triesch explains the important role of Rubisco.

New issue of CEPLAS Faces

19/08/2020 | In CEPLAS Faces Juliette de Meaux talks about her fascination for research and how she deals with the coronavirus crisis.

New publication

17/08/2020 | CEPLAS member Maria Albani released a publication about the regulation of flowering in the New Phytologist.

New functions for Maria von Korff Schmising

11/08/2020 | The CEPLAS member was elected as President of the Society for Plant Breeding and appointed as a deputy member of the ZKBS.

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.

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