How do plants ensure adequate phosphorus nutrition in phosphorus-impoverished soils?
Joint publication of three CEPLAS groups gives insights into root-associated fungal microbiota. [10/10/2017]
Insights into the plant’s protistbiome
New publication from several CEPLAS members, who analysed the role of protists for plants. [05/10/2017]
Successful draft proposal in the Excellence Strategy!
CEPLAS was invited to submit a full proposal in the funding line Clusters of Excellence. [29/09/2017]
The importance of soil health and how microbes can contribute to improved farming systems
Learn more about this topic in our new Planter's Punch! [26/09/2017]
Congratulations to ERC Starting Grant!
We congratulate Stéphane Hacquard (MPIPZ) on the ERC Starting Grant “MICRORULES” that was awarded to him for the next five years. [15/09/2017]
Several open positions in CEPLAS groups
The groups of Prof. Pauly, Prof. Frommer and Prof. Kopriva are looking for a postdoc, a PhD and a scientific coordinator. Apply now! [14/09/2017]
Congratulations to Dr. Gwendolyn Kirschner!
CEPLAS Gradschool member Gwendolyn successfully defended her PhD thesis "Genetic control of root meristem develoment in barley (Hordeum vulgare)" [12/09/2017]
Authentic Networking for Women in Academia
CEPLAS is offering a workshop especially designed for women. [11/09/2017]
New public lecture series "Food and Nutrition Security"
Several talks will be given by CEPLAS scientists and invited speakers from academia, industry and non-governmental organizations. [05/09/2017]
Microorganism can make plants more competitive and protect them from pathogens!
Learn more about microbial communities in our new Planter’s Punch edition. [31/08/2017]
CEPLAS PIs contributed two chapters to the book „Photorespiration - Methods and Protocols“
The new edition is part of the series Methods in Molecular Biology (Springer Protocols) [22/08/2017]
Insights into the development of the fourth most abundant crop plant: Barley.
Two new publications from CEPLAS groups of Rüdiger Simon and Maria von Korff. [15/08/2017]
US$6 million grant from Gates foundation!
Congratulation to Wolf B. Frommer and his international research partners. [11/08/2017]
CEPLAS Work-Family-Integration measurements
Did you know that CEPLAS promotes reconciliation between work and private life? Offers are open to women and men! [08/08/2017]
Nature Letter co-authored by group of Rüdiger Simon
In vivo FRET–FLIM reveals cell-type-specific protein interactions in Arabidopsis roots. [03/08/2017]
Open position as Technical Assistant
The Institute for Plant Genetics (HHU/MPIPZ) is looking for a Technical Assistant [02/08/2017]
Greetings from abroad!
Various CEPLAS PhDs and Postdocs spent several weeks in labs abroad, funded by the CEPLAS mobility fund. Here they share their experience with you. [01/08/2017]
How to identify (almost) invisible organisms?
The new Planter's Punch edition explains what DNA barcods are and how they are generated. [27/07/2017]
Impressions from CEPLAS research and events
Get an impression of recent CEPLAS events and what our research looks like. Images will be updated periodically. [25/07/2017]
Successful CEPLAS Women in Plant Sciences Day 2017!
21 female CEPLAS scientists participated in a compact, interactive and women-oriented workshop programme. [20/07/2017]
Glowing Plants - Exhibition in the Botanical Garden
Today is the official opening of a new exhibition in the Botanical Garden at HHU (12.07. - 03.09.). Don't miss! [12/07/2017]
How to get specific traits from one plant to another?
This Planter's Punch explains what genetic and evolutionary engineering is and how you can combine them. [06/07/2017]
CEPLAS meets Politics
CEPLAS Speaker Andreas Weber was invited to the "Sitzungswoche Agrar" in Berlin to discuss about sustainable agriculture. [03/07/2017]