"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

Congratulations Dr. Priyanka Mishra

22/03/2019 | Graduate School member Priyanka successfully defended her PhD thesis

Instagram takeover

07/03/2019 | Follow Sonja teaching in the schoolgarden of the Omomas Care Center in Namibia

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Congratulations Dr. Agatha Walla!

01/03/2019 | Graduate School member Agatha sucessfully defended her PhD thesis!

Congratulations Dr. Ziba Ajami-Rashidi

19/02/2019 | Graduate School member Ziba successfully defended her PhD thesis!

CEPLAS Summer School 2019

05/02/2019 | Registration for the CEPLAS Summer School 2019 is open!

How do plants cope with iron deficiency?

05/02/2019 | New publication by the group of Petra Bauer and researchers from WWU Münster

New address CEPLAS Central Office at HHU

30/01/2019 | The Central Office in Düsseldorf moved to the new Center for Synthetic Life Sciences

Old plants flower in winter cold

27/01/2019 | New publication in Science by the group of George Coupland

Congratulations Dr. Kalpana Shanmugarajah!

21/01/2019 | Graduate school member Kalpana successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Open positions

04/01/2019 | Research assistant at the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Postdoctoral position in Plant Molecular Physiology/Cell Biology at the...

Event for the World Soil Day 2018 – Workshop for Teachers

04/01/2019 | Teachers from the Cologne area test mobile laboratories to analyse soil samples

World Soil Day

Apply now for the CEPLAS Graduate School!

20/12/2018 | CEPLAS Graduate School offers PhD fellowships for students with a Bachelor's degree in biology or related fields

Congratulations Dr. Kumari Billakurthi!

19/12/2018 | Graduate school member Kumari successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Kumari Billakurthi

Congratulations Dr. Meike Hüdig!

12/12/2018 | Graduate School member Meike successfully defended her PhD thesis.

Congratulations Dr. Debika Sarkar!

12/12/2018 | Graduate School member Debika successfully defended her PhD thesis.

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CEPLAS scientists participate in the EU-funded project CropBooster-P

11/12/2018 | Scientists from 8 different countries will work on the questions how to boost global crop yield for food & nutrition security

With a little help from their friends

06/11/2018 | Great new publication in "Cell" on plant-microbe interactions. Congratulations!

Joint position paper

24/10/2018 | Over 85 European scientists and research institutions speak out for a change in GMO policy

CEPLAS guest commentary

24/10/2018 | CEPLAS guest commentary on genome editing and the ECJ ruling in Westdeutsche Zeitung

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