Doctoral Researchers

  • Doctoral Researchers Representative: Meike Hüdig
  • Deputy Doctoral Researchers Representative: Michael Thielen

Members of the CEPLAS Graduate School

Ziba Ajami-Rashidi
CEPLAS Ziba Ajami-Rashidi

Research Area C

Institute for Plant Molecular Ecophysiology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Kumari Billakurthi
CEPLAS Kumari Billakurthi

Research Area B

Developmental and Molecular Plant Biology
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Nikolas Ditz
CEPLAS Nikolas Ditz

Research Area D

Institute of Biochemistry II

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Satish Kumar Eeda
CEPLAS Satish Kumar Eeda

Research Area B

Institute of Developmental Biology, Cologne Biocenter

University of Cologne

Philipp Fesel
CEPLAS Philipp Fesel

Research Area C

Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter

Universität zu Köln


Katharina Gräfe
CEPLAS Katharina Gräfe

Research Area D

Institute of Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Jennifer Hage-Hülsmann
CEPLAS Jennifer Hage-Hülsmann

Research Area D

Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Meike Hüdig
CEPLAS Meike Hüdig

Research Area B

Plant Molecular Physiology and Biotechnology, AG Maurino
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Elaine Jaeger
CEPLAS Elaine Jaeger

Research Area C

Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter, Terrestrial Microbiology
University of Cologne

Sarah Kranz-Finger
CEPLAS Sarah Kranz

Research Area D

Institute of Biochemistry II

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Katharina Lentz
CEPLAS Katharina Lentz

Research Area C

Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter, Terrestrial Microbiology
University of Cologne

Alfredo Mari
CEPLAS Alfredo Mari

Research Area C

Evolution of obligate parasitism and biodiversity
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Priyanka Mishra
CEPLAS Priyanka Mishra

Research Area A

Cologne Biocenter
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Udhaya Ponraj
CEPLAS Udhaya Ponraj

Research Area A

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Debika Sarkar
CEPLAS Debika Sarkar

Research Area C

Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter Microbial, Ecological Genetics
University of Cologne

Jan Schulze Hüynck
CEPLAS Jan Schulze Hüynck

Research Area C

Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter, Terrestrial Microbiology
University of Cologne

Johannes Schwabroh
CEPLAS Johannes Schwabroh

Research Area B

Institute for Biochemical Plant Physiology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Anna Sergeeva
CEPLAS Anna Sergeeva

Research Area A

Institute for Botany
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Kalpana Shanmugarajah
CEPLAS Kalpana Shanmugarajah

Research Area D

Institute of Biochemistry
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Suraj Sharma
CEPLAS Suraj Sharma

Research Area D

Institute for Quantitative and Theoretical Biology
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Esther Sundermann
CEPLAS Esther Sundermann

Research Area B

Institute for Bioinformatics
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Michael Thielen
CEPLAS Michael Thielen

Research Area C

Botanical Institute,
 Cologne Biocenter

University of Cologne

Agatha Walla
CEPLAS Agatha Walla

Research Area A

Department of Plant Developmental Biology
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Silke Weckopp
CEPLAS Silke Weckopp

Research Area B

Botanical Institute
University of Cologne

Heidi Widmer
CEPLAS Heidi Widmer

Research Area C

Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter, Terrestrial Microbiology
University of Cologne

Eva Willée
CEPLAS Eva Willée

Research Area B

Botanical Institute,
 Cologne Biocenter

University of Cologne

Heike Wolff
CEPLAS Heike Wolff

Research Area C

Botanical Institute,
 Cologne Biocenter

University of Cologne

Thomas Wrobel
CEPLAS Thomas Wrobel

Research Area B

Institute of Plant Biochemistry

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University
University of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
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