Press Releases

Finding the balance in the plant immune response
Publication in Nature describes novel regulatory mechanism that keeps plant immune responses in check.
Salty soil sensitizes plants to an unconventional mode of bacterial toxicity
A collaborative study between researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research and the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology has shown how a single metabolite can render bacteria toxic to plants under high salt conditions. Their findings may have important implications for agriculture and plant health in changing climates.
 
Mitosis instead of Meiosis
In a new study, led by Charles Underwood from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIPZ) in Cologne, Germany, scientists established a system to generate clonal sex cells in tomato plants and used them to design the genomes of offspring.
From May 22nd to 24th, a delegation of 15 doctoral researchers from the Potsdam-Golm Max Planck
Huge honor comes as recognition for his seminal work in the fields of plant immunity and the plant…

Events & Seminars

R. Kelly Dawe

Jun 26, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPIPZ, Room: Lecture hall

Offene Gartenpforte Rheinland / Open Showgarden

Jul 14, 2024 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
WissenschaftsScheune, Room: Schaugarten

Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso

Aug 28, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPIPZ, Room: Lecture hall
Group Photo PhD Retreat 2023
Together with our University partners in Cologne and Düsseldorf we train about 90 mostly international doctoral students and are inviting talented young researchers to apply for individual open positions and to our structured IMPRS programme.
Postdoc Program
Since 2019, all MPIPZ postdocs take part of a Career Development Program. This program aims to support them success in their careers.
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