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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

9th Oct 2013

This week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-up features a current GARNet committee member from the Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, and our former GARNet PI, Andrew Millar from the Unviersity of Edinburgh. Both contributions to the literature this week are open access!   Keily J, MacGregor...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

30th Sep 2013

In this week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-Up, we have a new paper from a GARNet committee member, and an interesting statistical method developed and validated in both plant and animal models. Enjoy!   Jiang C, Belfield EJ, Cao Y, Smith AC and Harberd NP. An Arabidopsis...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

24th Sep 2013

Apologies that there was no Arabidopsis Research Round-up last week – we were really busy with our 4-day ‘Data Mining with iPlant’ workshop! However, it does mean that we have a bumper crop of UK Arabidopsis papers to share with you from the last couple of weeks, including research from the...

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Cell 'scaffold' is the key to plant cell growth

24th Sep 2013

Scientists have discovered an important mechanism in plant cells which regulates the direction that plant cells grow. The discovery could have the potential to develop higher yielding crops or increase the size of plants grown for use in biofuels. A BBSRC-funded team at the University of...

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J. Craig Venter Institute Receives $2.4M NSF Grant to Develop Arabidopsis Information Portal (AIP)

18th Sep 2013

The J. Craig Venter Institute, a not-for-profit genomics research institute, today announced that they have received $2.4 million dollars which represents the first year of a two year award from The National Science Foundation to fund the first phase of a planned five year project to develop the...

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Warwick opens its new state-of-the-art Phytobiology Facility

17th Sep 2013

A new research centre focused on fundamental plant science research related to securing the provision of high-quality food for future generations has opened its doors at the University of Warwick.  The building is part of a £5 million investment into food security research across the...

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