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.

Guided Tour in the Botanical Garden

16/07/2020 | Peter Westhoff informs about the important role of plant breeding in the bioeconomy.

Virtual Career Fair 2020

08/07/2020 | CEPLAS member Stan Kopriva introduced Postdoc Program and Grad School to interested participants.

New publication on Optogenetics in Nature Methods

29/06/2020 | A team around Matias Zurbriggen and Rüdiger Simon published a paper on optogenetics.

The world of rhizosphere

18/06/2020 | In the new Planter's Punch Paloma Durán from MPI Cologne takes us to a journey to the rhizosphere.

Open Position

18/06/2020 | Open position as postdoctoral researcher in molecular plant-microbe interactions, University of Cologne.

Open Position

18/06/2020 | Open position as Student Assistant at the Botanical Institute, Biocenter Cologne.

Open Position

15/06/2020 | New position as a Postdoctoral Researcher available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne.

8000 kilometres for a plant

10/06/2020 | In CEPLAS Faces Shizue Matsubara tells us why she drove from the east to the west coast of Australia to find a plant.

New Planter's Punch about Synthetic Biology

28/05/2020 | Postdoctoral researcher Uriel Urquiza brings Synthetic Biology in a video to life.

Open positions

26/05/2020 | Two open positions as CEPLAS Postdoctoral Researchers at HHU available.

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for Prof. Dr. Bart Thomma

19/05/2020 | Great success for CEPLAS!

Open positions

19/05/2020 | Open positions as Postdoctoral/ Senior Scientists available at the Institute of Botany at HHU.

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