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!

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

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