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3-year Ph.D. position at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne


Planter’s Punch

The importance of microbial networks for plant health

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

  • Digel B, Pankin A, von Korff M (2015) Global Transcriptome Profiling of Developing Leaf and Shoot Apices Reveals Distinct Genetic and Environmental Control of Floral Transition and Inflorescence Development in Barley. The Plant cell. [Abstract]

  • Kopriva S (2015) Plant sulfur nutrition: from Sachs to Big Data. Plant signaling & behavior [Abstract]

  • Haag C, Steuten B, Feldbrügge M (2015) Membrane-Coupled mRNA Trafficking in Fungi. Annual review of microbiology. [Abstract]

  • Somssich M, Ma Q, Weidtkamp-Peters S, Stahl Y, Felekyan S, Bleckmann A, Seidel CA, Simon R (2015) Real-time dynamics of peptide ligand-dependent receptor complex formation in planta. Science signaling 8(388):ra76. [Abstract]

  • Vijayakumar V, Liebisch G, Buer B, Xue L, Gerlach N, Blau S, Schmitz J, Bucher M (2015) Integrated multi-omics analysis supports role of lysophosphatidylcholine and related glycerophospholipids in the Lotus japonicus-Glomus intraradices mycorrhizal symbiosis. Plant, cell & environment. [Abstract]


Young Researchers Retreat

Mon, 12 Oct 2015

Location: Bad Honnef

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CEPLAS Friday and General Assembly

Fri, 30 Oct 2015


  • Milena Ouzunova, KWS Saat AG

Time: 2-5 pm

Location: HHU

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CEPLAS Seminar

Tue, 3 Nov 2015


  • Pamela Ronald, UC Davis

We are very happy that Pamela Ronald followed the invitation of our young researchers to visit CEPLAS!

More information on Pamela Ronald
TED talk by Pamela Ronald

Time: 4 pm

Location: HHU

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Fri, 27 Nov 2015


  • Matias Zurbiggen, HHU
  • Sanjib Kumar Panda, Assam University

Time: 2-4 pm

Location: Cologne Biocenter

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