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.

Open positions

20/01/2020 | Research Assistant positions at Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne

New postdocs at CEPLAS

16/01/2020 | During the last months seven new postdocs have started and will in the future support the research in CEPLAS.

CEPLAS spokesman is new president of the Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft

15/01/2020 | Since January, Prof. Dr. Andreas Weber has succeeded Prof. Dr. Karl-Josef Dietz of Bielefeld University.

Milena Malisic is the new representative of the CEPLAS PhDs´

20/12/2019 | This week, Milena Malisic was elected as the new representative of the CEPLAS doctoral students.

CEPLAS involved in project for the development of innovative experiments in schools

20/12/2019 | Together with the Technische Hochschule Köln, CEPLAS researchers developed school experiments for the smart growth of plants.

Leopoldina and DFG want new genetic engineering legislation

05/12/2019 | The Academies of Sciences and the German Research Foundation (DFG) yesterday published a recommendation on the decision on genetically modified...

Open positions

02/12/2019 | Two positions as Research associates at the Institute of Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Plants

Congratulations Dr. Jan Schulze Hüynck

28/11/2019 | CEPLAS Member Jan successfully defendet his PhD thesis!

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