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]

Children discover the world of plant research 

About 100 children from Düsseldorf elementary schools were introduced by CEPLAS scientists into the fascinating world of plant research. [20/05/2022]

Pint of Science in pub atmosphere 

CEPLAS members provided insights into the fascinating world of plant research in the frame of the Pint of Science Festival 2022. [13/05/2022]

CEPLAS/IPK International Summer School 2022 

53 PhDs from 19 countries meet since Monday at the monastery Kloster Steinfeld in the Eifel. [11/05/2022]

CEPLAS cooperation with IPK 

In an interview (text and video) Prof. Andreas Graner (IPK) and Prof. Andreas Weber (CEPLAS) speak about the cooperation. [11/05/2022]

New CEPLAS Postdoc positions 

The call for our next cohort of CEPLAS postdocs is open. Application deadline is June 06, 2022. [09/05/2022]

Peer Power! 

After starting online, the first on-site meeting of the new peer mentoring program for group leaders took place at the Cologne Biocenter last week. [09/05/2022]

CEPLAS meets industry! 

CEPLAS PhD student visit Syngenta [08/05/2022]

CEPLAS Faces with Gunther Döhlemann 

CEPLAS member Gunther Döhlemann tells us about his main motivation as a scientist and why he had loved to see Freddy Mercury live. [04/05/2022]

Girl’s Day in CEPLAS lab 

At this year's Girl's Day, Guido Grossmann gave female students an insight into scientific work. [29/04/2022]

ERC Advanced Grant for Martin Lercher 

CEPLAS member Martin Lercher (HHU) has been awarded the ERC Advanced Grant for his work on computer simulations. [28/04/2022]

New Planter's Punch about friends and foes 

CEPLAS PhD student Pia Saake (UoC) reports in her Planter's Punch how plants distinguish between beneficial and detrimental microorgansims. [27/04/2022]

Pint of Science 2022 in Düsseldorf and Cologne 

Five CEPLAS researchers participate in the international science communication festival "Pint of Science" on May 10th and 11th. [11/04/2022]

New research facilities for CEPLAS at HHU 

Yesterday, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new PEAC research building, whose grant application was coordinated by Rüdiger Simon. [08/04/2022]

Sugar thieves in paddy fields 

For the new Planter's Punch Laura Redzich (HHU) created a vivid comic about the sugar transport in rice plants and how bacteria can manipulate it. [29/03/2022]

New position 

Position as a Student/ Research assistant (f/m/d) at the Institute for Synthetic Biology at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf available. [28/03/2022]

CEPLAS Faces on Air with Mary Ngigi 

CEPLAS PhD Mary Ngigi (HHU) tells us in a video why she decided to become a scientist and why the Soapbox Science event is so important for her. [26/03/2022]

New CEPLAS representatives 

Ilyse Putz and Tatiana Stead have been elected as PhD representatives, Jan Buchmann and Anthony Piro as postdoc representatives for the next year. [18/03/2022]

Poster prize for Pia Saake 

Congratulations to CEPLAS PhD student Pia Saake (UoC) who won a poster prize at this year's digital VAAM conference. [10/03/2022]

Potato genome deciphered for the first time 

A group of researchers coordinated by CEPLAS member Korbinian Schneeberger (LMU/MPIPZ) have for the first time deciphered the highly complex genome of… [07/03/2022]