Open position 

Open position as a student assistant (f/m/d) at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne available. [02/08/2023]

CEPLAS Faces with Paul Schulze-Lefert 

In an interview CEPLAS member Paul Schulze-Lefert (MPIPZ Cologne) reveals what advice he would give to scientists who want to found a start-up. [26/07/2023]

Open position 

New position as a postdoctoral researcher (f/m/d) in Computational Biology at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne available. [26/07/2023]

When 1 plus 1 is not always 2 

In the new Planter's Punch the CEPLAS doctoral researcher Nhu Tran (UoC) describes the components of genetic variation with illustrative pictures. [19/07/2023]

New publications 

In two new papers CEPLAS member Martin Lercher and his team (HHU) describe how to predict enzymatic reactions using AI methods. [19/07/2023]

Open statement  

on the proposal of the EU Commission on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques and their food and feed [05/07/2023]

New Publication 

The "Healthy Crops" research consortium led by CEPLAS member Wolf Frommer reports on disease-resistant rice varieties in the scientific journal eLife. [29/06/2023]

New Planter's Punch 

The postdoc Marjorie Guichard (HHU) explains in an illustrative comic how and why she tricks proteins with sticky glitters. [23/06/2023]

Open position 

New position as a Scientific Research Associate in Genome Editing in Barley (f/m/d) at the Institute of Plant Genetics at HHU Düsseldorf available. [20/06/2023]

TRANSCEND introduced in Berlin 

CEPLAS and IPK have established a new alliance for plant sciences under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. [07/06/2023]

CEPLAS member appointed NGIN Ambassador 

The doctoral researcher Abdulkabir Abdulmalik (HHU) has been appointed Ambassador of NGIN. In an interview he speaks about his new position. [01/06/2023]

Podcast with Markus Stetter 

In the "Computomics" podcast "The domestication of Amaranth or how wild plants become crops", Markus Stetter (UoC) speaks about his research. [01/06/2023]

A story of luminous jellyfish and skyscraping trees 

In a new issue of the Planter's Punch CEPLAS doctoral researcher Jona Obinna Ejike explains why the luminous jellyfish is important for his research. [31/05/2023]

New CEPLAS Executive Board 

During the General Assembly, Maria von Korff Schmising was announced as the new CEPLAS speaker and Bart Thomma as the deputy speaker. [30/05/2023]

WSU students at CEPLAS 

Washington State University (WSU) students participate in a 10-week summer research program at CEPLAS. [29/05/2023]

Plant Sciences in pubs 

CEPLAS members discussed their research topics in a pub atmosphere at the Pint of Science Festival 2023. [25/05/2023]

CEPLAS researchers visited IPK 

During a three day visit to Gatersleben, the CEPLAS scientists got to know the research infrastructure and the IPK members. [24/05/2023]

CEPLAS Faces: Daniel Moser

CEPLAS Faces with Daniel Moser 

Daniel Moser is PhD at the Institute for Plant Sciences (UoC) and tells us that in nature everything is even cooler than he could imagine as a child. [18/05/2023]

Open position 

New position as a Student assistant (f/m/d) at the Institute of Molecular Physiology at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [11/05/2023]

Jane Parker honored as Fellow of the Royal Society 

The CEPLAS member is among the 80 scientists from around the world who have been elected as the newest Fellow of UK's national academy of sciences. [11/05/2023]

Carbon Challenge is entering second round 

In the competition launched by CEPLAS, Bayer and the research institute Invite, 14 schools presented their concepts. [09/05/2023]

Jane Parker elected to the National Academy of Sciences 

The CEPLAS member is one of 23 international members that have been elected in recognition of their distinguished achievements in original research. [03/05/2023]

Girls' Day 2023 in CEPLAS lab 

At this year's Girls' Day, Ilka Axmann and her team gave female students insights into scientific work. [28/04/2023]

New CEPLAS ECR representatives 

Laura Merx and Susanne Vollmer have been elected as PhD representatives, Laura Armbruster and Craig Dent as postdoc representatives. [25/04/2023]