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Golden Mutagenesis - Sharing ideas while sharing the social room

IPB scientists expand the Golden Gate tool box in an interdisciplinary effortread more


IPB honoured again for promoting equal opportunities and diversity

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry has been awarded the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for the fourth time in a row. For the first time this year the award was given with the add-on 'diversity'. The jury justified the award with...read more


Curious students spending their school holidays in the lab

During the first weeks of school holidays in Saxony-Anhalt, we were pleased to welcome many high school students at our institute. On July 12, the Saxony Anhalt Student Academy visited, followed by the BioByte on July 18. The...read more


Rückblende Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften: Das Interesse war riesig

Mit Stolz kann das IPB auf die Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften am 5. Juli 2019 zurückblicken. Fast 1200 Gäste besuchten das Institut an diesem Abend und brachten jede Menge Neugier und Kampfgeist mit, denn unseren...read more


Chemists develop new tryptamine synthesis

Scientists of the Independent Junior Research Group around Jun.-Prof. Martin Weissenborn, together with colleagues from RWTH Aachen University and the University of New South Wales (Australia), have developed a new chemical...read more


Plant cells as small-scale assembly lines: new Research Training Group starts at the MLU

The Martin-Luther-University and the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) are involved in the GRK. The press release of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg from 17.07.2019 is also available in english.read more


Türen auf für Nachtschwärmer

Pressemitteilung des IPB vom 1. Juli 2019read more


IPB signs position paper on the ECJ ruling on genome editing

The IPB has joined an initiative by the VIB Ghent and signed a position paper on the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on genome editing. In July 2018, the ECJ ruled that crop plants generated through new methods of...read more


Election of Equal Opportunities Commissioner and Ombudsperson

On 6th of June, the Institute again elected an Equal Opportunities Commissioner. Women and men were able to stand for election. 56 of the women entitled to vote came to the election. Melanie Rasch and, as Deputy, Petra Schäfer...read more


Halle's Leibniz Institutes showing their colours

On 28 May 2019, all three Leibniz Institutes situated in Halle (IAMO, IPB and IWH) came together to show their colours for diversity. At their joint stand on the market place, a silhouette artist made portrait cards. Otherwise...read more


IPB researchers identified defense gene against root rot in Medicago

Scientists at the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry were able to identify a gene in the model plant Medicago truncatula (barrelclover) that plays a key role in the defense against plant pathogens that cause root rot. The...read more


Discovery in tomato plants: How does the fruit get its seeds?

Researchers at the IPB have recently elucidated new molecular processes of flower development in tomato plants, giving us a better understanding of how seeds develop in these plants. “A lot of data from the work of two of my PhD...read more


First-class protein research in Halle: New research training group established at MLU

The research training group is a cooperation project between the MLU, the IPB and the Fraunhofer Institute IZI in Halle. Press release by Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg on May 29, 2019 (also available in english). read more


Strukturwandel im Fokus – 5. Innovationstag transHAL an der Universität Halle

Press release by Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg on May 22, 2019 (in German)read more


Leibniz Plant Biochemistry Symposium 2019

From May 23-24, 2019, the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) cordially invites you to their Leibniz Plant Biochemistry Symposium. For the fifth time, the annual symposium will take place at the IPB in Halle and once...read more


Mit der Herausforderung kommt die Chance

Presse release by ScienceCampus Halle on May 13, 2019read more


TERPNET 2019 in Halle

IPB and Faculty of Natural Sciences I of the MLU are bringing international experts' conference to Germanyread more


"Encouraging sign"

Leibniz President Matthias Kleiner welcomes decision of the Joint Science Conference (GWK) on the future of the Pact for Research and Innovation. (in German)read more


Plant Science Student Conference 2019 at the IPB

From June 18-21, 2019, the Plant Science Student Conference (PSSC) will take place at the IPB. The gathering for doctoral students organized by doctoral students takes place alternately at the IPK in Gatersleben and the IPB in...read more


Last chance to register for the 8th International Bioeconomy Conference

Press release by the ScienceCampus Halle from April 29, 2019read more

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