Planter’s Punch

Finding nutrient storage in perennial Arabis alpina.

Under the heading Planter’s Punch we present each month one special aspect of the CEPLAS research programme.

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Research Associate Molecular Plant Development
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Latest publications

  • Wawra S, Fesel P, Widmer H, Timm M, Seibel J, Leson L, Kesseler L, Nostadt R, Hilbert M, Langen G, Zuccaro A (2016) The fungal-specific β-glucan-binding lectin FGB1 alters cell-wall composition and suppresses glucan-triggered immunity in plants. Nature communications 7:13188. [Abstract]

  • Liller CB, Walla A, Boer MP, Hedley P, Macaulay M, Effgen S, von Korff M, van Esse GW, Koornneef M (2016) Fine mapping of a major QTL for awn length in barley using a multiparent mapping population. T*heoretical and Applied Genetics*:1-13. [Abstract]



Fri, 25 Nov 2016


  • Frank Hochholdinger, University of Bonn
  • Markus Schwarzländer, University of Bonn

Location: Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter

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Young researchers excursion

Wed, 25 Jan 2017


Location: Cologne Biocenter

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