CEPLAS Summer School 2019

05/02/2019 | Registration for the CEPLAS Summer School 2019 is open!

How do plants cope with iron deficiency?

05/02/2019 | New publication by the group of Petra Bauer and researchers from WWU Münster

New address CEPLAS Central Office at HHU

30/01/2019 | The Central Office in Düsseldorf moved to the new Center for Synthetic Life Sciences

Old plants flower in winter cold

27/01/2019 | New publication in Science by the group of George Coupland

Congratulations Dr. Kalpana Shanmugarajah!

21/01/2019 | Graduate school member Kalpana successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Open positions

04/01/2019 | Research assistant at the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Postdoctoral position in Plant Molecular Physiology/Cell Biology at the...

Event for the World Soil Day 2018 – Workshop for Teachers

04/01/2019 | Teachers from the Cologne area test mobile laboratories to analyse soil samples

World Soil Day

Apply now for the CEPLAS Graduate School!

20/12/2018 | CEPLAS Graduate School offers PhD fellowships for students with a Bachelor's degree in biology or related fields

Congratulations Dr. Kumari Billakurthi!

19/12/2018 | Graduate school member Kumari successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Kumari Billakurthi

Congratulations Dr. Meike Hüdig!

12/12/2018 | Graduate School member Meike successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Congratulations Dr. Debika Sarkar!

12/12/2018 | Graduate School member Debika successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Promotion Debika

CEPLAS scientists participate in the EU-funded project CropBooster-P

11/12/2018 | Scientists from 8 different countries will work on the questions how to boost global crop yield for food & nutrition security

With a little help from their friends

06/11/2018 | Great new publication in "Cell" on plant-microbe interactions. Congratulations!

Joint position paper

24/10/2018 | Over 85 European scientists and research institutions speak out for a change in GMO policy

CEPLAS guest commentary

24/10/2018 | CEPLAS guest commentary on genome editing and the ECJ ruling in Westdeutsche Zeitung

Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Widmer

23/10/2018 | CEPLAS Graduate School member Heidi successfully defended her PhD thesis "Functional characterisation of a fungal endonuclease effector and regulated...

Congratulations to Dr. Katharina Gräfe

18/10/2018 | CEPLAS Graduate School member Katharina successfully defended her PhD thesis "Establishing an in vitro system for the ABC transporter PLEIOTROPIC DRUG...

We have made it!

27/09/2018 | New Cluster CEPLAS II will start in January

New CEPLAS LinkedIn profile page

24/09/2018 | We’re online with our new LinkedIn employer’s page

Microbes instead of fertilizers. Is that possible?

14/09/2018 | In a new video by transGEN CEPLAS Postdoc Henning Frerigmann explains how microorganisms can help plants grow.

Mikroben statt Dünger 4

Congratulations to Dr. Eva Willée!

10/09/2018 | CEPLAS Graduate School member Eva successfully defended her PhD thesis "Analysis of light-dependent leaf development in Arabidopsis and cotyledon...

Apply now!

24/08/2018 | Open Phd position in Plant Microbe Interactions.

New CEPLAS section in the Botanical Garden

17/08/2018 | In the new CEPLAS section, aspects of plant breeding can be experienced at first-hand. Take a look at the new topics in our photo gallery.

Erklärungen zu den Pflanzen

Number of critical voices on the judgement of the European Justice Court on genome editing increases

11/08/2018 | Since the judgement on July 25, more and more scientists speak up against the decision

Open positions

11/08/2018 | Currently we have several open positions!

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