Life is sweeter with flowers

21/04/2021 | In a new issue of the Planter's Punch Yohanna Miotto (MPIPZ Cologne) describes the role of sugars as messengers in signal transduction.

How plants attract more nitrogen producing bacteria

12/04/2021 | CEPLAS member Marcel Bucher published together with an international researcher team an article in the Journal Nature Plants.

DFG Third-Party Funding for Götz Hensel

09/04/2021 | In a project with the Kiel University, CEPLAS member Götz Hensel will elucidate the function of the barley WHIRLY1 protein.

Humboldt Research Fellowship

23/03/2021 | CEPLAS member Yohanna Miotto was awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship. Congratulations!

Yohanna Miotto

Open position

23/03/2021 | Bioinformatics postdoctoral position in the field of plant-microbe interactions at the University of Cologne available.

Vera Göhre at HHumans

19/03/2021 | CEPLAS member Vera Göhre shares her everyday life as a researcher in an interview for the HHU project HHumans.

Expert Hearing on Genome Editing

18/03/2021 | CEPLAS members Maria von Korff Schmising, Andreas Weber und Ulrich Schurr participated as experts in a hearing in the "NRW Landtag".

Training molecular spies

18/03/2021 | In the new issue of the Planter's Punch the postdoc Yuuma Ishikawa from HHU explains how to make the invisible visible.

Promote diversity and protect ecosystems

17/03/2021 | In an article for the "Wissenschaftsjahr 2020/21" CEPLAS members Céline Hönl and Günter Strittmatter write about plant research and bioeconomy.

Céline Hönl nominated as "Heine-Frau"

16/03/2021 | CEPLAS managing coordinator Céline Hönl was awarded for her special commitment in the social and professional context at HHU.

New issue of CEPLAS Faces On Air

11/03/2021 | The CEPLAS Early Career Researcher Svenja Augustin reveals why science communication is so important for her.

New representatives elected

25/02/2021 | Daniel Moser and Ilyse Putz have been elected as PhD representatives, Uriel Urquiza and Adélaïde Raguin as representatives of the CEPLAS Postdocs for...

New Planter's Punch is out!

24/02/2021 | Jia Yu (MPIPZ) describes with illustrative cartoons how plants affect the social life of microorganisms.

New Publication

15/02/2021 | The group of Maria von Korff Schmising published a study on the genetic regulation of barley inflorescences.

CEPLAS doctoral students congratulate the mouse

12/02/2021 | The “Sendung mit der Maus” celebrates its 50th anniversary! CEPLAS congratulates in a video.

Open position

12/02/2021 | Open position as a postdoc available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne.

New publication about regulation of enzyme activities

02/02/2021 | CEPLAS member Andreas Weber released a publication in collaboration with the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

How to find the gorilla

02/02/2021 | Martin Lercher's article about creativity in science is one of the top 100 most discussed scientific papers of 2020. Congratulations!

Triple success for CEPLAS Alumna

28/01/2021 | Congratulations to CEPLAS Graduate School alumna Anna Sergeeva (Petra Bauer's group, HHU) for completing a triple success.

New speaker of CEPLAS Graduate School

25/01/2021 | AvH Professor Bart Thomma from the University of Cologne is the new speaker of the CEPLAS Graduate School.

Special issue with articles from CEPLAS groups

21/01/2021 | The Journal of Experimental Botany published a special issue where the work of several CEPLAS groups is summarized.

CEPLAS Faces with Hajira Jabeen

20/01/2021 | In CEPLAS Faces Hajira Jabeen reveals which scientist she would like to meet and talks about her biggest challenges in the current pandemic.

Planter's Punch from Eliza Loo

15/01/2021 | Postdoctoral researcher Eliza Loo tries to understand how much the general public knows about her field of study.

New publication on efficiency of maize growth

11/01/2021 | Together with a team of HHU researchers CEPLAS member Wolf Frommer released a publication about a phloem loading mechanism in maize.

New publication from Bart Thomma

08/01/2021 | CEPLAS member Bart Thomma released a publication about a chromatin profile in a fungal plant pathogen in the Journal eLife.

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