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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

12th Feb 2014

This week’s Arabidopsis Round-up brings you a new paper from researchers at the John Innes Centre on the subject of the genetic control of floral development. Also, in case you didn’t see our news story last week, here’s another chance for you to check out the GARNet team’s new J. Exp. Bot....

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ph1: an Arabidopsis gene with big implications for wheat breeding

7th Feb 2014

Scientists lead by GARNet Advisory Committee member John Doonan at the BBSRC strategically-funded The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University have identified a protein that is essential for male fertility in plants that grow in high...

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Opportunities in Plant Synthetic Biology

7th Feb 2014

You may remember that GARNet hosted a workshop last year at the University of Nottingham entitled 'Opportunities in Plant Synthetic Biology'. The workshop included fascinating presentations from pioneers in this emerging field, including Jim Haseloff from the University of Cambridge, June Medford...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

5th Feb 2014

Another week, another round-up of papers from the UK Arabidopsis research community. This week, we have two papers co-authored by GARNet committee member John Doonan at IBERS, as well as contributions from the John Innes Centre, and the Universities of Birmingham, Lancaster and Leeds. All are open...

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UKPSF Report Launch: Celebrations and Warnings over UK Plant Sciences

3rd Feb 2014

The UK Plant Sciences Federation report launch on Tuesday was a great event at the Royal Society. The great and the good of the UK plant science world gathered to celebrate the publication of UK Plant Science: Current Status and Future Challenges. The launch event had been hotly anticipated on...

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Prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award for Professor Claire Halpin

31st Jan 2014

University of Dundee scientist and former GARNet Advisory Committee member Professor Claire Halpin has been appointed one of 21 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders. The prestigious award provides five-year's support for outstanding scientists to help them continue their...

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