New DFG Priority Programm on Plant Microbiota

18/04/2017 | "Deconstruction and Reconstruction of the Plant Microbiota (DECRyPT)“ will be established in 2018 and coordinated by Prof. Alga Zuccaro (UoC).

Phylogenetischer Baum

Sowing of spring barley

13/04/2017 | The group of Prof. Benjamin Stich has sown approximately 5000 different genotypes at the MPIPZ in Cologne

Foto of precision air seeder

Happy Easter!

13/04/2017 | We wish you joyful holidays!

Ostereier in CEPLAS Farben

Successful CEPLAS Career Speed Dating!

10/04/2017 | 13 representatives from different industries/institutions shared personal experience on career path with 13 CEPLAS early career researchers.

René Röspel (MdB) visits CEPLAS

10/04/2017 | Last week René Röspel, Member of the German Parliament took the time for a visit at the Cluster of Excellence CEPLAS.

International Symposium on Food Security

07/04/2017 | Join the kick-off and launch of the new Compentence Area VI "Food Security". Registration is open!

Fascination of Plants Day

30/03/2017 | On May 18th, CEPLAS invites school kids to HHU Düsseldorf to learn more about superforces of plants.

CEPLAS SAB member wins prize of the American Society of Plant Biologists

29/03/2017 | Georges Freyssinet, member of the CEPLAS Scientific Advisory Board, was awarded the ASPB Innovation Prize for Agricultural Technology.

New Planter's Punch about communication between cells

23/03/2017 | Nozomi Kawamoto explains how the plant can regulate the distance between seeds.

vule (Seed) spacing in commercially available greens in super market

New Science publication by group of Prof. Ilka Axmann

20/03/2017 | Structures of the cyanobacterial circadian oscillator frozen in a fully assembled state

Logo Science

AvH Award Winner Prof. Wolf-B. Frommer starts at HHU

02/03/2017 | Prof. Wolf-B. Frommer was awarded and successfully appointed to the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Professorship and will start in April 2017.

Alexander von Humboldt Logo

How to visualize proteins in living cells?

01/03/2017 | This video is a Planter's Punch contribution by Gwendolyn Kirschner and explains how proteins can be visualized in living cells.

GFP-tagged plant cells

Save the date: Joint CEPLAS Symposium and YRR 2017

28/02/2017 | This year the CEPLAS Symposium and the Young Researchers Retreat will take place as a joint event on October 19/20th at KOMED in Cologne.

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