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With so much going on in the world of Arabidopsis research, you can now stay up-to-date with all the latest news, discoveries and find out what is happening in the wider plant science community.

Arabidopsis Research Round-up

20th May 2014

We have three new Arabidopsis papers for you this week, all involving plant scientists based in the UK, and all open access! This week’s new published work comes from the John Innes Centre, and the Universities of Nottingham, Edinburgh and Exeter.   Wang Z-W, Wu Z, Raitskin O, Sun Q and...

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Update to BBSRC research funding priority areas

19th May 2014

Following the update of its strategic plan at the start of 2014, BBSRC has refreshed its research funding priorities for Responsive Mode grants. The Strategic Plan 'The Age of Bioscience', first published in 2010, enabled BBSRC to identify emerging opportunities within bioscience. It was refreshed...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

13th May 2014

Juriaan Ton and his group from the University of Sheffield were featured in last week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-up, and here they are again with another paper, this time in Frontiers in Plant Science.   • Luna E, Lopez A, Kooiman J and Ton J. Role of NPR1 and KYP in long-lasting...

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GARNet 2014 Bursaries

13th May 2014

We are delighted to announce the full programme for GARNet 2014, including keynote speakers Alistair Hetherington (University of Bristol), Maarten Koornneef (MPI for Plant Breeding), Rob Martienssen (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories), Andrew Millar (University of Edinburgh), and Paul...

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A synthetic biology approach to improve photosynthesis

13th May 2014

Assembling a compartment inside chloroplasts of flowering plants has the potential to improve the efficiency of photosynthesis Plants, algae and bacteria capture light energy from the sun and transform it into chemical energy by the process named photosynthesis. To ensure food security in the...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

7th May 2014

A fascinating round-up of new UK Arabidopsis papers for you this week, including a Nature Chemical Biology paper from the University of Sheffield and Rothamsted Research, a technical advance from the University of Leeds presenting a novel method to investigate cell wall glycan interactions, and...

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