Schüler beim Fascination of Plants Day

Enthusiasm at the Fascination of Plants Day! 

150 pupils were fascinated of the superforces of plants. [30/05/2017]

Bild von Pyramide

New lecture series starts soon! 

How did the Mayans cultivate maize? Are superfoods as good as promised? Three exiting talks will give insights! (Talks will be in German) [23/05/2017]

Kitagruppe zu Gast in der Mikrobiologie

Very Young Researchers at Synthetic Microbiology 

Local kindergarten group visited the lab of Ilka Axmann. [22/05/2017]

Awards ceremony in Berlin 

On May 16, 2017 the awards ceremony for the two Alexander von Humboldt professors Wolf B. Frommer and Jijie Chai took place in Berlin. [18/05/2017]

Bild zum Studiengang Quantitative Biologie

Still places available in the study programme B. Sc. Quantitative Biologie 

Are you interested in working in the field of biomedicine, pharmacy, biochemistry, ecology or systems biology? You are not afraid of math? Apply now! [16/05/2017]

Auschnitt aus dem Metabolit-Jäger Comic

Metabolite hunters in the eternal ice 

What are metabolites and how can you analyse them? And what do they have to do with algea? This comic will explain it to you! [09/05/2017]

New Planter's Punch on how to date a smut fungus! 

A putative correspondence between researchers and the smut fungus Thecaphora thlaspeos [21/04/2017]

Phylogenetischer Baum

New DFG Priority Programm on Plant Microbiota 

"Deconstruction and Reconstruction of the Plant Microbiota (DECRyPT)“ will be established in 2018 and coordinated by Prof. Alga Zuccaro (UoC). [18/04/2017]

Foto of precision air seeder

Sowing of spring barley 

The group of Prof. Benjamin Stich has sown approximately 5000 different genotypes at the MPIPZ in Cologne [13/04/2017]

Ostereier in CEPLAS Farben

Happy Easter! 

We wish you joyful holidays! [13/04/2017]

Successful CEPLAS Career Speed Dating! 

13 representatives from different industries/institutions shared personal experience on career path with 13 CEPLAS early career researchers. [10/04/2017]

René Röspel (MdB) visits CEPLAS 

Last week René Röspel, Member of the German Parliament took the time for a visit at the Cluster of Excellence CEPLAS. [10/04/2017]

International Symposium on Food Security 

Join the kick-off and launch of the new Compentence Area VI "Food Security". Registration is open! [07/04/2017]

Fascination of Plants Day 

On May 18th, CEPLAS invites school kids to HHU Düsseldorf to learn more about superforces of plants. [30/03/2017]

CEPLAS SAB member wins prize of the American Society of Plant Biologists 

Georges Freyssinet, member of the CEPLAS Scientific Advisory Board, was awarded the ASPB Innovation Prize for Agricultural Technology. [29/03/2017]

vule (Seed) spacing in commercially available greens in super market

New Planter's Punch about communication between cells 

Nozomi Kawamoto explains how the plant can regulate the distance between seeds. [23/03/2017]

Logo Science

New Science publication by group of Prof. Ilka Axmann 

Structures of the cyanobacterial circadian oscillator frozen in a fully assembled state [20/03/2017]

Alexander von Humboldt Logo

AvH Award Winner Prof. Wolf-B. Frommer starts at HHU 

Prof. Wolf-B. Frommer was awarded and successfully appointed to the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Professorship and will start in April 2017. [02/03/2017]

GFP-tagged plant cells

How to visualize proteins in living cells? 

This video is a Planter's Punch contribution by Gwendolyn Kirschner and explains how proteins can be visualized in living cells. [01/03/2017]

Save the date: Joint CEPLAS Symposium and YRR 2017 

This year the CEPLAS Symposium and the Young Researchers Retreat will take place as a joint event on October 19/20th at KOMED in Cologne. [28/02/2017]