CEPLAS-News

Society for Plant Breeding invites to conference 

This year's GPZ conference (Breeding plants for tomorrow’s world – challenges and solutions) takes place at the HHU from March 15th to 17th. [14/12/2021]

Open position 

Position as a bioinformatics postdoctoral researcher in the field of plant-microbe interactions at the University of Cologne available. [09/12/2021]

How a plant pathogen evades immune system 

In collaboration with a team of Utrecht University CEPLAS member Bart Thomma published a paper about plant microbiome-manipulating effectors. [06/12/2021]

Application deadline extended 

The application period for the CEPLAS Graduate School was extended and is now on December 12th, 2021. [30/11/2021]

A route to high recombinogenic genotypes 

A new paper published by CEPLAS member Benjamin Stich and his team (HHU) uncovers a new method to identify highly recombinogenic genotypes. [24/11/2021]

New Planter's Punch is out! 

Daniel Moser (UoC) describes in a new issue of the Planter's Punch how bacteria might be able to trick the plant. [22/11/2021]

New publication about regulation of meristem transitions 

Maria von Korff Schmising and former CEPLAS member Jinshun Zhong published a study in the Journal The Plant Cell. [18/11/2021]

Five CEPLAS members honored as "Highly Cited Researchers" 

Congratulations to Wolf Frommer, Ruben Garrido-Oter, Paul Schulze-Lefert, Bart Thomma, Björn Usadel and former member Alice McHardy! [17/11/2021]

Open position 

Position as a Biological technical assistant/ Agricultural technical assistant at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [17/11/2021]

CEPLAS Symposium 2021 

CEPLAS members reported on their research and took the opportunity for an exchange with other researchers on the two-day symposium. [16/11/2021]

Second funding phase for SPP 2125 DECRyPT 

Alga Zuccaro coordinates the 24 working groups who have been granted funding from the DFG for the second phase of the SPP. [03/11/2021]

CEPLAS event on "future meat" 

Around 70 interested participants in the online discussion with Urs Niggli, Petra Kluger and Matias Zurbriggen. [01/11/2021]

CEPLAS members in new DFG research group "CSCS" 

Maria von Korff and Rüdiger Simon are part of the new DFG research group 'Cereal Stem Cell Systems'. [27/10/2021]

New publication about regulation of meristems  

New research published by Rüdiger Simon´s team in eLife now uncovers how secreted peptides regulate meristem size and shape. [22/10/2021]

New publication by Martin Lercher 

A new article in PLOS Biology by the group of CEPLAS member Martin Lercher shows how an enzyme's affinity for its substrate can be predicted. [20/10/2021]

CEPLAS scientist in Terra X 

Borjana Arsova from the Root Dynamics Group (FZJ) was interviewed in the ZDF documentary Terra X. [18/10/2021]

W1 professorship for Anna Matuszyńska! 

CEPLAS member Anna Matuszyńska received the nomination to become a W1 professor in Computational Live Sciences at RWTH Aachen. [18/10/2021]

CEPLAS event with Urs Niggli on October 28th 

In an online event a sustainable agriculture without animal farming and alternatives for a meat production with animals will be discussed. [15/10/2021]

New fellowships within the Graduate School 

The CEPLAS Graduate School offers a new PhD program starting in October 2022. Application deadline is November 30, 2021. [14/10/2021]

Pflanzenforschung 4.0 - part three! 

The 3rd part of our science communication project in the frame of the Wissenschaftsjahr 2020|21 - Bioökonomie has just been released! [12/10/2021]

CEPLAS opened lab doors for children 

CEPLAS participated together with the Center for Advanced Imaging (CAi) in the WDR event "Türen auf mit der Maus" on October 3. [05/10/2021]

Open position 

Position as a student/ scientific assistant (f/m/d) at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [04/10/2021]

CEPLAS Faces with Martin Lercher 

Martin Lercher (HHU) explains in his interview why the new study program "Quantitative Biology" is radically new and at the same time overdue. [08/09/2021]

"Each day as a scientist is different" 

Postdoc Thomas Perrot (HHU) explains in the new issue of CEPLAS Faces why he appreciates the daily life as a scientist. [02/09/2021]