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CHIC project: Chicory as a multipurpose crop for dietary fibre and medicinal terpenes

Press release by the CHIC consortium - supported by EU Research and Innovation programme Horizon2020


Humboldt Fellow doing research at the IPB

Beginning of February, Omani chemist Hidayat Hussain started working at the IPB. The natural product specialist is associate professor at the Chair of Oman‘s Medicinal Plants and Marine Natural Products at the University of Nizwa...read more


Crossing Kingdoms Symposium on Advances in Synthetic Biology

Recent advances in genome editing as well as cloning and genetic engineering make it feasible to perform large-scale changes, enabling entire biosynthetic pathways to be moved between systems and opening up new horizons in...read more


20 Jahre Grüne Gentechnik – Risiken und Chancen für eine Landwirtschaft der Zukunft

Podiumsdiskussion der Ringvorlesungsreihe Zukunftsfähige Landwirtschaft 2017/18 in Kooperation mit dem WissenschaftsCampus Halle – Pflanzenbasierte Bioökonomie (WCH) und dem Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und...read more


Wie Bäume miteinander kooperieren: Uni Halle wirbt internationales Graduiertenkolleg ein

Pressemitteilung der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg vom 20. Dezember 2017 | 150/2017 read more


Control the butterfly effect: First prize in the BASF hackathon

Anne-Kathrin Blume, Ph.D. student in the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, won first prize in the Challenge Beyond big data-Control the butterfly effect at the CODING CHEMISTRY BASF Hackathon. Together with four other...read more


Interdisciplinary project on African medicinal plants is gathering momentum

About 80% of African population consults traditional healers in case of illness. These practitioners often use plants for treatment which they collected themselves. Such plants, however, have become increasingly rare and are hard...read more


Poster award for Pauline Stark

Pauline Stark recently won the Best Poster Award at the "3rd International Conference on Natural Products Utilization: from Plant to Pharmacy Shelf (ICNPU-2017)". Among the more than 250 poster presentations, she was...read more


Measuring plant cell shapes with PaCeQuant

Scientists from IPB and MLU team up to develop OpenSource software for life sciencesread more


Thai delegation visits the IPB

On November 9th, 2017, a five-member delegation headed by Dr. Sirasak Teparkum from the Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) visited the IPB. Managing director Prof. Steffen Abel welcomed the Thai guests. The...read more


Serge Alain Fobofou Tanemossu nominated for Leibniz Dissertation Award

Every year, the Leibniz Association grants their Dissertation Award to two excellent graduates from their member institutes. The award is conferred in the categories "Humanities and Social Sciences" and "Natural...read more


Understanding Plants! How to Create an Image Video

Field Research Fresh from the Pressread more


Gauging the Elusive

Press release 01.11.2017read more


Promoting young natural products researchers at the Naturstofftreffen

The 54th Graduate workshop on natural products will take place October 13th, 2017 at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena (Germany). This meeting has a long tradition, bringing together research groups from the...read more


Unternehmerfrühstück: Prozesskette von natürlichen Ressourcen bis zu high-value Produkten

Geht es auch mit Natur? Effiziente und nachhaltige Technologien werden beim Unternehmerfrühstück am Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie (IPB) vorgestellt: Ob mikrobielle Produktion von mittelkettigen Fettsäuren oder...read more


Protein Specialists Meet in Halle (Germany)

Between September 11 and 13, 2017, scientists from all parts of the world will meet at the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry in Halle/Saale (Germany). They will discuss the fate of proteins. The conference titled N-term...read more


New IPB PhD student representatives elected

Last week, the departments' PhD students elected their new PhD representatives. From now on, Pauline Stark, Michael Niemeyer, Micha Gracianna Devi and Chris Ulpinnis will represent the IPB's ca. 60 PhD students for one year. We...read more


The plant hormone auxin controls almost everything – what is the secret of its power?

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry Tells All // Press Release 07.08.2017read more

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