No detection method for genome-edited crops 

Open statement by the German Society for Plant Sciences (DBG) on the recently published study in "Foods". [09/09/2020]

Securing future and competitiveness with bio-economy 

CEPLAS event about bio-economy addressed more then 100 participants. [07/09/2020]

Open position 

Open position as a PhD student available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne. [04/09/2020]

New publication 

CEPLAS member Juliette de Meaux contributed to a study published in the Journal Ecology Letters. [31/08/2020]

The spluttering motor of photosynthesis 

In the new Planter's Punch Sebastian Triesch explains the important role of Rubisco. [21/08/2020]

New issue of CEPLAS Faces 

In CEPLAS Faces Juliette de Meaux talks about her fascination for research and how she deals with the coronavirus crisis. [19/08/2020]

New publication 

CEPLAS member Maria Albani released a publication about the regulation of flowering in the New Phytologist. [17/08/2020]

New functions for Maria von Korff Schmising 

The CEPLAS member was elected as President of the Society for Plant Breeding and appointed as a deputy member of the ZKBS. [11/08/2020]

Who we are and what we do - short and compact! 

CEPLAS Kompakt provides a brief insight into the various research topics of CEPLAS. [28/07/2020]

The new Planter's Punch is out! 

Anthony Piro explains the relationship between iron availability and the plant microbiom in a descriptive video. [23/07/2020]

Open statement on genome editing in plant sciences 

Two years after the ECJ ruling, European scientists renew their call to enable genome editing for sustainable agriculture and food production. [22/07/2020]

Soapbox Science Festival 

Read an interview with Agatha Walla, who joins the Festival together with Petra Bauer. [21/07/2020]

How to hear a tree before you see it 

Our new CEPLAS Face George Coupland tells about his favorite trees and why research fascinates him. [16/07/2020]

Guided Tour in the Botanical Garden 

Peter Westhoff informs about the important role of plant breeding in the bioeconomy. [16/07/2020]

Virtual Career Fair 2020 

CEPLAS member Stan Kopriva introduced Postdoc Program and Grad School to interested participants. [08/07/2020]

New publication on Optogenetics in Nature Methods 

A team around Matias Zurbriggen and Rüdiger Simon published a paper on optogenetics. [29/06/2020]

The world of rhizosphere 

In the new Planter's Punch Paloma Durán from MPI Cologne takes us to a journey to the rhizosphere. [18/06/2020]

Open Position 

Open position as postdoctoral researcher in molecular plant-microbe interactions, University of Cologne. [18/06/2020]

Open Position 

Open position as Student Assistant at the Botanical Institute, Biocenter Cologne. [18/06/2020]

Open Position 

New position as a Postdoctoral Researcher available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne. [15/06/2020]

8000 kilometres for a plant 

In CEPLAS Faces Shizue Matsubara tells us why she drove from the east to the west coast of Australia to find a plant. [10/06/2020]

New Planter's Punch about Synthetic Biology 

Postdoctoral researcher Uriel Urquiza brings Synthetic Biology in a video to life. [28/05/2020]

Open positions 

Two open positions as CEPLAS Postdoctoral Researchers at HHU available. [26/05/2020]