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


Planter’s Punch

Bacteria – diverse applications as microbial cell factories

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

  • de Vries S, Kloesges T, Rose LE (2015) Evolutionarily dynamic, but robust, targeting of resistance genes by the miR482/2118 gene family in the Solanaceae. Genome biology and evolution. [Abstract]

  • Mulki MA, von Korff M (2015) CONSTANS controls floral repression by upregulating VERNALIZATION 2 (Vrn-H2) in barley. Plant physiology. [Abstract]

  • Abdallah HB, Bauer P (2016) Quantitative Reverse Transcription-qPCR-Based Gene Expression Analysis in Plants. Methods in molecular biology 1363:9-24. [Abstract]



Fri, 27 Nov 2015


  • James Leebens-Mack, University of Georgia
  • Sanjib Kumar Panda, Assam University

Time: 2-4 pm

Location: Cologne

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Visit by the iGEM team SpaceMoss

Fri, 4 Dec 2015

Team SpaceMoss

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