Dr. Jutta Baldauf wins the „Best paper award“ 2018 of the DBG

For the first time, a PhD student from an Agricultural Faculty will receive this award of the German Botanical Society, which is endowed with 1000 €.


Yu and Hochholdinger publish review in FRONTIERS in PLANT SCIENCE on the role of host genetic signatures on root-microbe interactions in the rhizosphere and endosphere.

“In the hands of politics”

Interview in LZ Rheinland about the opportunities of genome editing and what scientists request from politics.

Public discussion on genome editing in plant breeding

The pubblic discussion organized by VDL and VDAJ on genome editing in plant breeding between maize geneticist Frank Hochholdinger and organic breeder Carl Vollenweider will take place at 18.30 o’clock on Monday, 26th of November 2018.

Public discussion on ethical aspects of genome editing

The public discussion on ethical aspects of genome editing at the Katholisches Soziales Institut in Siegburg (Bergstraße 26, 53721 Siegburg) will take place at 19.00 o’clock on Thursday, 15th of November 2018.


Hochholdinger and Baldauf provide an update on Heterosis in Crop Plants in CURRENT BIOLOGY.

“That lacks any logic!”

Interview in Laborjournal about the European Court of Justice ruling on genome editing and its consequences for plant science in Europe.

Jutta Baldauf receives three awards at one ceremony

... her PhD certificate, the faculty prize for the best thesis in plant science and the biannually awarded Brinkmann prize for the best PhD thesis or habilitation at our faculty.

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