Open position

28/11/2019 | Academic expert position in Imaging at University of Cologne/MPI for Plant Breeding Research

Open position

22/11/2019 | Currently we have several open positions! Academic expert in Imaging at HHU, PhD in Computational Genomics at HHU, technician at UoC!

Lively discussion at third event of "An der Wurzel gepackt"

21/11/2019 | Researchers from CEPLAS explain climate change and challenges for plant breeding

Six members of CEPLAS honored as "Highly Cited Researchers”

21/11/2019 | Six members of CEPLAS honored as "Highly Cited Researchers”

New strategies to fight bacterial blight disease in rice

29/10/2019 | 2 new publications in Nature Biotechnology by the team of the "healthy crops project"

Open position

23/10/2019 | PhD position in Plant Biochemistry

Open position

09/10/2019 | Postdoctoral position in molecular physiology/cell biology of plant-microbe interactions

Apply now for the CEPLAS Graduate School!

01/10/2019 | Fully funded PhD programme for young scientists with a bachelor’s degree in biology or related fields

Congratulations Prof. Ilka Axmann

26/09/2019 | CEPLAS PI Ilka Axmann was appointed to a W2 professorship in Synthetic Microbiology at HHU.

CEPLAS@Nacht der Wissenschaft 2019

17/09/2019 | Large crowds at this year's "Nacht der Wissenschaft" in Düsseldorf

CEPLAS Symposium 2019

17/09/2019 | Details for our CEPLAS II kick-off Symposium now online!

Open positions

19/08/2019 | Two Postdoc positions at the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Plants

Open statement on Genome Editing in Plant Science

25/07/2019 | Exactly one year after the decision of the European Justice Court, more than 100 European research institutions renewed their call to enable genome...

New insights into plant microbiome interaction

17/07/2019 | A joint work of several CEPLAS research groups reveals a new component in the camalexin synthesis pathway


Planning your next career step?

05/07/2019 | Do you plan to apply for a fellowship on an independent research group level?

Enhancing the breeding of potatoes

12/06/2019 | New research project by CEPLAS member Benjamin Stich

Lively discussion at the CEPLAS public event on Glyphosate

23/05/2019 | Second event in the context of the public lecture series "An der Wurzel gepackt"

Fascination of Plants Day 2019

23/05/2019 | Primary school children discover the fascinating world of plants

Congratulations Dr. Esther Sundermann

16/04/2019 | CEPLAS members Esther successfully defended her PhD thesis!

"Smart" flower pots and enthusiastic students

05/04/2019 | On this year's Girls' Day female students could try to build a "smart" flower pot with the help of informatics.

Ready, Steady, Go

04/04/2019 | Cryo-electron microscopy reveals the molecular steps in plant immune receptor activation. Two landmark studies in Science by CEPLAS member Jijie Chai.

Congratulations Dr. Sarah Kranz-Finger

04/04/2019 | Graduate School member Sarah successfully defended her PhD thesis!

Open position

27/03/2019 | Join the coordination team! We have an open position for the coordination of our Equal Opportunity and Diversity Program!

Open positions

27/03/2019 | 2 PhD positions and 1 Postdoc position at the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Plants

Rice Cultivation: Balance of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Determines Growth and Yield

26/03/2019 | CEPLAS cooperates with partners from Beijing to develop new basic knowledge on signalling chains

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