Planter’s Punch

Glucosinolates play an important role in plant defence mechanisms

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

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Open positions

Postdoctoral position in MS-based identification of secondary metabolites crucial for plant-rhizobacteria interactions

PhD position within the project Nutrient recycling in the perennial model plant Arabis alpina

SHK (Student helper) position at the University of Cologne

Latest publications

  • Pokhilko A, Flis A, Sulpice R, Stitt M, & Ebenhoh O (2014) Adjustment of carbon fluxes to light conditions regulates the daily turnover of starch in plants: a computational model. Molecular bioSystems 10(3):613-627. [Abstract]

  • Kulahoglu C, Denton AK, Sommer M, Mass J, Schliesky S, Wrobel TJ, Berckmans B, Gongora-Castillo E, Buell CR, Simon R, De Veylder L, Brautigam A, & Weber AP (2014) Comparative Transcriptome Atlases Reveal Altered Gene Expression Modules between Two Cleomaceae C3 and C4 Plant Species. The Plant cell 26(8):3243-3260. [Abstract]

  • Pankin A, Campoli C, Dong X, Kilian B, Sharma R, Himmelbach A, Saini R, Davis SJ, Stein N, Schneeberger K, & von Korff M (2014) Mapping-by-Sequencing Identifies HvPHYTOCHROME C as a Candidate Gene for the early maturity 5 Locus Modulating the Circadian Clock and Photoperiodic Flowering in Barley. Genetics. [Abstract]


Career talk for young researchers

Fri, 31 Oct 2014

10 years in Plant Biotechnology Industry


  • Stephen M. Schrader, DuPont Pioneer, USA

Time: 2.30 pm

Location: HHU

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014


  • Miltos Tsiantis
  • Meike Burow

Time: 2-4 pm

Location: MPIPZ

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