Transatlantic Tandem Talk is online 

The Transatlantic Tandem Talk with Alga Zuccaro took place on May 7th. Watch the talk on YouTube and learn how microbes can boost plant performance. [18/05/2021]

Press briefing on green Genetic Engineering 

Andreas Weber participated in a press briefing of the Science Media Center on the topic of green Genetic Engineering and ecology. [05/05/2021]

The active role of bundle sheath cells 

CEPLAS member Stan Kopriva released a paper together with a group of researchers in the Plant Journal about bundle sheath cells in rice. [04/05/2021]

Statement on the EC study on new genomic techniques 

Researchers welcome the EC's assessment on the adaptation of the current GMO legislation [30/04/2021]

New issue of CEPLAS Faces - On Air 

In this issue, CEPLAS Graduate School member Jona Ejike answers our questions. [30/04/2021]

Innovative biotechnology for a sustainable agriculture 

Together with an international group of authors, Andreas Weber published an article in the Journal "Trends in Plants Science".  [23/04/2021]

CEPLAS at Girls' Day 

Wolf Frommer's lab group provided insights into scientific work and careers to female school students. (photo: HHU) [22/04/2021]

Transatlantic Tandem Talk 

CEPLAS member Alga Zuccaro speaks at the Transatlantic Tandem Talk about "The Food Fix: Superplants, Microbe Sidekicks and Nutrient Heroes". [22/04/2021]

Life is sweeter with flowers 

In a new issue of the Planter's Punch Yohanna Miotto (MPIPZ Cologne) describes the role of sugars as messengers in signal transduction. [21/04/2021]

How plants attract more nitrogen producing bacteria 

CEPLAS member Marcel Bucher published together with an international researcher team an article in the Journal Nature Plants. [12/04/2021]

DFG Third-Party Funding for Götz Hensel 

In a project with the Kiel University, CEPLAS member Götz Hensel will elucidate the function of the barley WHIRLY1 protein. [09/04/2021]

Yohanna Miotto

Humboldt Research Fellowship 

CEPLAS member Yohanna Miotto was awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship. Congratulations! [23/03/2021]

Open position 

Bioinformatics postdoctoral position in the field of plant-microbe interactions at the University of Cologne available. [23/03/2021]

Vera Göhre at HHumans 

CEPLAS member Vera Göhre shares her everyday life as a researcher in an interview for the HHU project HHumans. [19/03/2021]

Expert Hearing on Genome Editing 

CEPLAS members Maria von Korff Schmising, Andreas Weber und Ulrich Schurr participated as experts in a hearing in the "NRW Landtag". [18/03/2021]

Training molecular spies 

In the new issue of the Planter's Punch the postdoc Yuuma Ishikawa from HHU explains how to make the invisible visible. [18/03/2021]

Promote diversity and protect ecosystems 

In an article for the "Wissenschaftsjahr 2020/21" CEPLAS members Céline Hönl and Günter Strittmatter write about plant research and bioeconomy. [17/03/2021]

Céline Hönl nominated as "Heine-Frau" 

CEPLAS managing coordinator Céline Hönl was awarded for her special commitment in the social and professional context at HHU. [16/03/2021]

New issue of CEPLAS Faces On Air 

The CEPLAS Early Career Researcher Svenja Augustin reveals why science communication is so important for her. [11/03/2021]

New representatives elected 

Daniel Moser and Ilyse Putz have been elected as PhD representatives, Uriel Urquiza and Adélaïde Raguin as representatives of the CEPLAS Postdocs for… [25/02/2021]

New Planter's Punch is out! 

Jia Yu (MPIPZ) describes with illustrative cartoons how plants affect the social life of microorganisms. [24/02/2021]

New Publication 

The group of Maria von Korff Schmising published a study on the genetic regulation of barley inflorescences. [15/02/2021]

CEPLAS doctoral students congratulate the mouse 

The “Sendung mit der Maus” celebrates its 50th anniversary! CEPLAS congratulates in a video. [12/02/2021]

Open position 

Open position as a postdoc available at the Institute for Plant Sciences at the University of Cologne. [12/02/2021]