Maria von Korff Schmising elected as member of the Leopoldina


CEPLAS member Maria von Korff Schmising has been elected as a member of the ‘Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften’ Leopoldina.

The national academy of sciences was founded in 1652 as the ‘Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher’ and has about 1,600 members. It represents German science abroad and advises politicians and the public.

Maria von Korff Schmising is head of the Institute for Plant Genetics at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and was elected as a member of the academy because of her outstanding scientific work.

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