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Essential to the successful running of GARNet is the GARNet Advisory Committee, which links GARNet to the community and keeps us up to date with the day to day experiences and issue of researchers. The committee currently consists of 10 elected members, who contribute their time on a voluntary basis. The committee provides GARNet with an oversight body that ensures direct community input to GARNet’s strategy and actions.

Each member serves a term of three years and annual elections are held in November/December to elect new members. The committee is elected from the community to represent and serve the needs of the community. If you would like to know more about becoming a GARNet committee member please get in touch.

In addition to the elected members the committee also includes the GARNet PI (Jim Murray), GARNet Coordinator (Geraint Parry) and three ex-offico members; Ruth Bastow, Sean May and Sabina Leonelli.

From time to time the GARNet Committee receives requests for letters of support for community resource grants. Information regarding letters of support can be found here.

Zoe Wilson


University of Nottingham

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Research in the Wilson lab focusses on molecular genetic analysis of plant reproduction, specifically during pollen and anther development, focusing on the regulatory networks for functional pollen formation, including pollen wall development, programmed cell death, anther dehiscence, and also abiotic stress during pollen formation. Systems Approaches are being used to construct and develop these regulatory networks, which are then being functionally tested by expression analysis, interactions and knockout studies. Work has focused on Arabidopsis, however has now been translated into rice, barley and wheat, with the aim of controlling fertility for breeding and yield enhancement.

You can see Zoe Wilson talking about her research in this video on the GARNet YouTube Channel. 

 

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Steven
Spoel


GARNet Chair
University of Edinburgh
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Jim
Murray


GARNet PI
Cardiff University
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Ruth
Bastow


The Earlham Institute
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Geraint
Parry


GARNet Coordinator
Cardiff University
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Katherine
Denby


University of York
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Daniel
Gibbs


University of Birmingham
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Murray
Grant


University of Warwick
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Jill
Harrison


University of Bristol
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Ian
Henderson


University of Cambridge
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Saskia
Hogenhout


John Innes Centre
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Sabina
Leonelli


University of Exeter
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Sean
May


NASC, University of Nottingham
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Christine
Raines


University of Essex
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Zoe
Wilson


University of Nottingham
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