Planter's Punch about fungi protecting plants 

The CEPLAS doctoral researcher Ruben Eichfeld (HHU) explains how microbes are able to restrict pathogen infection of plants. [25/10/2022]

New fellowships within the Graduate School 

The CEPLAS Graduate School offers a new PhD program starting in October 2023. Application deadline is December 12, 2022. [24/10/2022]

Plant Science Café with Peter Westhoff 

The CEPLAS member explained in a relaxed café atmosphere why photosynthesis plays an important role in future agriculture. [13/10/2022]

"Türen auf" at CEPLAS 

CEPLAS opened the doors to about 40 children who gained insights into everyday laboratory life. [10/10/2022]

CEPLAS Women in Plant Sciences Day 2022 

CEPLAS female early career researchers improved communication and presentation skills during a one day workshop. [07/10/2022]

The social life of plants 

In the new issue of the Planter's Punch CEPLAS doctoral researcher Priyamedha Sengupta (HHU) explains how microbes protect plants. [26/09/2022]

New positions 

New positions at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne available. [26/09/2022]

Poster prize for Ilyse Putz 

CEPLAS member Ilyse Putz (HHU) won the Gregor Mendel poster prize at the GPZ meeting in Düsseldorf. Congratulations! [19/09/2022]

Great response at “Nacht der Wissenschaft“ 

CEPLAS members informed a broad audience at two science talks and an information stand in Düsseldorf. [12/09/2022]

Petra Bauer honoured as „HEINE-Mensch 2022" 

The CEPLAS member was honoured for her outstanding engagement for Equal Opportunity, fairness and diversity at the HHU. [07/09/2022]

CEPLAS member on Arctic expedition 

Ellen Oldenburg and Ovidiu Popa from the Institute for Quantitative and Theoretical Biology (HHU) joined an expedition to the Arctic Ocean. [01/09/2022]

New position 

New postdoc (f/m/d) position within a new research initiative called "Plant Ecological Genetics" at HHU and UoC available. [31/08/2022]

Open position 

Position as a CEPLAS Academic expert (f/m/d) in Imaging at the University of Cologne available. [30/08/2022]

CEPLAS at "Nacht der Wissenschaft" in Düsseldorf 

CEPLAS researchers will talk about their research at an information stand and will address the general public with two science talks on September 9. [30/08/2022]

Open position 

New position as Research Associate (f/m/d) in Quantitative Genetics at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [29/08/2022]

Open position 

New position as Student/ Research Assistant (f/m/d) at the Institut of Quantitativ Genetics and Genomics of Plants at HHU Düsseldorf available. [29/08/2022]

Planter's Punch about the driving forces of plant growth 

In a new issue of the Planter's Punch the CEPLAS doctoral researcher Meik Thiele (HHU) provides insights into his research on shoot meristems. [22/08/2022]

Carbon Challenge winners announced 

A group of high school students from Langenfeld grew corn and produced the largest amount of dry matter in 3 months. [16/08/2022]

Soapbox Science in Bonn 

Three CEPLAS members were engaged in explaining their research to an interested audience in the center of Bonn. [08/08/2022]

Three CEPLAS members at Soapbox Science 

CEPLAS members Pia Saake, Mary Ngigi and Kumsal Ecem Çolpan will participate as speakers in the Soapbox Science event on August 6th in Bonn. [27/07/2022]

National Science Foundation supports summer research program at CEPLAS 

The Washington State University received an award to support students undertaking plant biology research projects at CEPLAS. [26/07/2022]

Mini-exhibition about Gregor Mendel 

In the occasion of Gregor Mendel's 200th birthday CEPLAS offers insights into his research in a mini-exhibition in the Botanical Garden Düsseldorf. [25/07/2022]

Pengxin Yu in CEPLAS Faces 

CEPLAS PhD Pengxin Yu (UoC) tells us in a video about his daily work and what he wants to achieve with his research in the field of photosynthesis. [22/07/2022]

Science & Snack with urbanplantx 

The Citizen Science project urbanplantx gives insights into genetic work with wild plants in pavers on July 19. (photo: HHU/ Steffen Köhler) [18/07/2022]