Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Welcome to COS Heidelberg

The Centre for Organismal Studies (COS) Heidelberg aims to study organismic biology beyond the borders of organisational level. Research and teaching at COS is dedicated to study organismic biology from the basic molecular principles to cell biology, developmental biology and physiology both in plants and in animals and to further extend into evolution, biodiversity, systems biology and biotechnology.

News:

 

Ruprecht-Karls-Preis

Eva-Sophie Wallner, former PhD student of the Greb lab, is awarded the Ruprecht-Karls-Preis 2019 for her doctoral thesis.

 

Bertalanffy Lecture

Mirana Ramialison (ARMI, Monash University Clayton, Australia) will give the 16th Bertalanffy Lecture on November 14/15, 2019. 

Upcoming Event:

SFB 873 - Seminar Series

SFB 873 - Seminar Series

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

Joachim Wittbrodt

13th of December 2019 12:00 PM

ZMBH Seminar Room

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Recent Publications:
Hohmann, N.; Wolf, E.M.; Rigault, P.; Zhou, W.; Kiefer, M.; Zhao, Y.; Fu, C.-X.; Koch, M.A. 2018 Ginkgo biloba's footprint of dynamic Pleistocene history dates back only 390,000 years ago BMC Genomics 19 1 299 doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4673-2 [Link]
Yang, Y.; Lenherr, E.D.; Gromes, R.; Wang, S.; Wirtz, M.; Hell, R.; Peskan-Berghofer, T.; Scheffzek, K.; Rausch, T. 2019 Plant glutathione biosynthesis revisited: redox-mediated activation of glutamylcysteine ligase does not require homo-dimerization Biochem J 476 7 1191-1203 doi: 10.1042/BCJ20190072 [Link]
Taiz, L.; Alkon, D.; Draguhn, A.; Murphy, A.; Blatt, M.; Hawes, C.; Thiel, G.; Robinson, D.G. 2019 Plants Neither Possess nor Require Consciousness Trends Plant Sci 24 8 677-687 doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2019.05.008 [Link]


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