CEPLAS-News

CEPLAS members at Crop IB

Crop Innovation & Business Conference in Ghent 

From March 24 to March 26, 2024, seven CEPLAS members participated in the “Crop Innovation & Business Conference” in Ghent, Belgium [03/04/2024]

PlantAct! Conference in Düsseldorf 

The first PlantAct! Conference took place at HHU Düsseldorf from March 11 to 13 and was co-organized from CEPLAS. [19/03/2024]

International CEPLAS-IPK Summer School 2024 

The Summer School takes place from September 22 to 26 in Kloster Drübeck, Ilsenburg. Registration is open until May 12. [18/03/2024]

How sugar transporters organize the microbiota colonization in roots 

CEPLAS postdoctoral researcher Eliza Loo (HHU) identified together with a research team three SWEET sugar transporters. [13/03/2024]

Early Career Researchers awarded prizes 

Svenja Augustin and Sebastian Triesch received prizes from the German Society for Plant Sciences. [07/03/2024]

CEPLAS photo exhibition opens in Cologne 

The exhibition on 10 years of CEPLAS research shows 27 pictures and is now on display at “Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek”. [06/03/2024]

CEPLAS Women in Plant Sciences Day 

The annual event is dedicated to CEPLAS female early career researchers and offers a program that aims at supporting their career advancement. [27/02/2024]

ISINIP Symposium in Düsseldorf 

The 21st International Symposium on Iron Nutrition takes place from July 8 to 12 and is organized by CEPLAS member Petra Bauer (HHU). [26/02/2024]

New positions 

2 new positions as postdoctoral researchers (f/m/d) in plant metabolism and immunity at the University of Cologne available. [26/02/2024]

Interview with Tobias Jores 

In a new issue of CEPLAS Faces Tobias Jores (HHU) reveals why a switch in methods led to the most important decision in his scientific career. [20/02/2024]

New position 

New position as an Innovation manager (f/m/d) in the field of Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne available. [20/02/2024]

Comic about a tiny Bacillus 

The doctoral researcher Christian-Frederic Kaiser (HHU) tells a story about a tiny bacillus helping a plant to survive. [16/02/2024]

Modification of the circadian clock adapts barley to short growing seasons 

Together with a research team, CEPLAS member Maria von Korff Schmising (HHU) published a paper in the Journal Plant Physiology. [16/02/2024]

EU parliament voted in favor of NGT 

Following the EU Commission, the EU Parliament today also voted in favor of a new regulation on the use of New Genomic Techniques (NGT). [08/02/2024]

SEB Conference in Prague in July 

CEPLAS IPK session "Translational Plant Biodiversity": Call for abstracts is open until March 8. [07/02/2024]

Carbon Challenge winner visited CEPLAS lab 

13 students from Franz-Haniel-Gymnasium Duisburg received insights into photosynthesis at the Institute of Plant Biochemistry (HHU). [06/02/2024]

New position 

New position as an Innovation Manager (f/m/d) in the field of plants sciences at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [26/01/2024]

Planter's Punch on resistance to BLB disease 

The CEPLAS postdoctoral researcher Kirill Schentsniy (HHU) works on rice lines with improved resistance against the bacterial leaf blight disease. [23/01/2024]

Open position 

Open position as an Academic Expert (f/m/d) in Data Management at CEPLAS at the University of Cologne available. [23/01/2024]

New professorship within CEPLAS 

Markus Stetter was appointed to the W2 position on "Plant Ecological Genomics" at the University or Cologne. [19/01/2024]

New publication about resistant rice lines 

Together with a research team CEPLAS member Yugander Arra (HHU) published a study about rice lines that are resistant to a severe virus in Africa. [18/01/2024]

PlantACT! Conference in Düsseldorf 

CEPLAS is co-organizer of the first PlantACT! conference at HHU Düsseldorf from 11 to 13 March. Registration is open! Deadline for registration and… [16/01/2024]

CEPLAS Equal Opportunity Office Report 2023 

CEPLAS issues an overview of its Equal Opportunity and Diversity measures and updates internal statistics. [21/12/2023]

CEPLAS Faces with Jane Parker 

Jane Parker (MPIPZ) reveals what the most important decision in her career was and what advice she would give to young female scientists. [19/12/2023]