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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

5th Mar 2014

A mixed bag of new Arabidopsis papers for you this week, including characterisation of a virulence effector, further understanding of the mechanism of stomatal closure in response to UV-B, evidence to suggest that PAMP-triggered immunity is important in providing plant defence against aphids as...

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Plant scientists honoured with Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellowships

5th Mar 2014

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) today released the names of 53 distinguished individuals (PDF) who have been honoured with Fellowships for their contributions to "the advancement of learning and useful knowledge". Among the new Fellows, who are elected via a rigorous five-stage...

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Registration is open for SysMIC

27th Feb 2014

Registration for BBSRC-funded online training scheme SysMIC is open for a spring 2014 start.   SysMIC is a comprehensive online course in the interdisciplinary skills which are increasingly important to cutting edge biological research. Funded by a BBSRC grant, the course is open...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

27th Feb 2014

This week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-Up is short and sweet – just one Annals of Botany paper today from Ziyue Huang, Steven Footitt and Bill Finch Savage at the University of Warwick’s Crop Centre.   Huang Z, Footitt S and Finch-Savage WE. The effect of temperature on reproduction...

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New resources on the GARNet website

21st Feb 2014

We have added a new Imaging Resources and Services page to our website. It lists five UK imaging facilities, which provide a number of services including electron microscopy, in vivo single molecule fluorescence imaging and two-photon microscopy. There are also two suggested resources for new users...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

19th Feb 2014

Three Plant Journal papers for you this week, involving researchers from the University of Birmingham, Glasgow University, and Royal Holloway.   Zamariola L, De Storme N, Vannerum K, Vandepoele K, Armstrong SJ, Franklin FCH and Geelene D. SHUGOSHINs and PATRONUS protect meiotic centromere...

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