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]

Molecules boosting plant immunity identified 

Two studies published in "Science" by CEPLAS members Jijie Chai and Jane E. Parker from MPIPZ and colleagues from China reveal critical molecules for… [08/07/2022]

Open position 

New position as a Student/ Research assistant at the Institute for Molecular Physiology at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [01/07/2022]

The dose makes the poison – why we study mineral nutrition 

In a new issue of the Planter's Punch doctoral researcher Emely Silz (UoC) explains what the carbon dilution effect has to do with our morning coffee. [30/06/2022]

CEPLAS Career Speed Dating 

Eleven CEPLAS early career researchers learned about various professional fields at the Career Speed Dating event in Düsseldorf. [29/06/2022]

Six schools face the carbon challenge 

Together with Bayer and the research institute Invite, CEPLAS launched a school competition that attracted a lot of interest from schools. [28/06/2022]

Discussion event on beer in brewery 

Experts in brewing and breeding research discussed more sustainable and better beer with an interested audience. [21/06/2022]

New positions 

22 new doctoral researchers/PhD positions (f/m/d) at the University of Colgogne available. [15/06/2022]

How to follow corn genes into the past 

In the new Planter's Punch the PhD Kerstin Schulz (UoC) explains why she tries to get insights into the history and evolution of maize. [02/06/2022]

Open position 

New position as a Student/ Research assistant at the Institute for Plant Sciences (UoC) available. [02/06/2022]

Podcast with CEPLAS members 

Maria von Korff Schmising and Markus Stetter give insights into their work in the current episode of "Exzellent erklärt: Spitzenforschung für alle". [01/06/2022]

New Collaborative Research Centre for CEPLAS 

Juliette de Meaux (UoC) and Maria von Korff Schmising (HHU) receive DFG funding for the next four years. [27/05/2022]

CEPLAS event about research in beer brewing 

Four experts will discuss new breeding methods in beer brewing at a "Brauhaus" in Düsseldorf on June 20. [24/05/2022]