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Instagram takeover 

Follow Sonja teaching in the schoolgarden of the Omomas Care Center in Namibia [07/03/2019]

Congratulations Dr. Agatha Walla! 

Graduate School member Agatha sucessfully defended her PhD thesis! [01/03/2019]

Congratulations Dr. Ziba Ajami-Rashidi 

Graduate School member Ziba successfully defended her PhD thesis! [19/02/2019]

CEPLAS Summer School 2019 

Registration for the CEPLAS Summer School 2019 is open! [05/02/2019]

How do plants cope with iron deficiency? 

New publication by the group of Petra Bauer and researchers from WWU Münster [05/02/2019]

New address CEPLAS Central Office at HHU 

The Central Office in Düsseldorf moved to the new Center for Synthetic Life Sciences [30/01/2019]

Old plants flower in winter cold 

New publication in Science by the group of George Coupland [27/01/2019]

Congratulations Dr. Kalpana Shanmugarajah! 

Graduate school member Kalpana successfully defended her PhD thesis. [21/01/2019]

Open positions 

Research assistant at the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Postdoctoral position in Plant Molecular Physiology/Cell Biology at the… [04/01/2019]

World Soil Day

Event for the World Soil Day 2018 – Workshop for Teachers 

Teachers from the Cologne area test mobile laboratories to analyse soil samples [04/01/2019]

Apply now for the CEPLAS Graduate School! 

CEPLAS Graduate School offers PhD fellowships for students with a Bachelor's degree in biology or related fields [20/12/2018]

Kumari Billakurthi

Congratulations Dr. Kumari Billakurthi! 

Graduate school member Kumari successfully defended her PhD thesis. [19/12/2018]

Congratulations Dr. Meike Hüdig! 

Graduate School member Meike successfully defended her PhD thesis. [12/12/2018]

Promotion Debika

Congratulations Dr. Debika Sarkar! 

Graduate School member Debika successfully defended her PhD thesis. [12/12/2018]

CEPLAS scientists participate in the EU-funded project CropBooster-P 

Scientists from 8 different countries will work on the questions how to boost global crop yield for food & nutrition security [11/12/2018]

With a little help from their friends 

Great new publication in "Cell" on plant-microbe interactions. Congratulations! [06/11/2018]

Joint position paper 

Over 85 European scientists and research institutions speak out for a change in GMO policy [24/10/2018]

CEPLAS guest commentary  

CEPLAS guest commentary on genome editing and the ECJ ruling in Westdeutsche Zeitung [24/10/2018]

Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Widmer 

CEPLAS Graduate School member Heidi successfully defended her PhD thesis "Functional characterisation of a fungal endonuclease effector and regulated… [23/10/2018]

Congratulations to Dr. Katharina Gräfe 

CEPLAS Graduate School member Katharina successfully defended her PhD thesis "Establishing an in vitro system for the ABC transporter PLEIOTROPIC DRUG… [18/10/2018]

We have made it! 

New Cluster CEPLAS II will start in January [27/09/2018]

New CEPLAS LinkedIn profile page 

We’re online with our new LinkedIn employer’s page [24/09/2018]

Mikroben statt Dünger 4

Microbes instead of fertilizers. Is that possible? 

In a new video by transGEN CEPLAS Postdoc Henning Frerigmann explains how microorganisms can help plants grow. [14/09/2018]

Congratulations to Dr. Eva Willée! 

CEPLAS Graduate School member Eva successfully defended her PhD thesis "Analysis of light-dependent leaf development in Arabidopsis and cotyledon… [10/09/2018]