New research facilities for CEPLAS at HHU


Yesterday, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new PEAC research building, whose grant application was coordinated by Rüdiger Simon.

In PEAC (Plant Environmental Adaptation Center), genetically precisely defined experimental plant populations can be exposed to different but precisely controllable and dynamically variable environmental conditions. Scientists from CEPLAS will closely work together with other researchers to identify the underlying genes and to understand their functions.

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Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Simon and HHU rector Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck at the PEAC groundbreaking ceremony. (photos: HHU/ Wilfried Meyer)

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