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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.

ERA-CAPS second joint call

25th Nov 2013

The ERA-NET Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences (ERA-CAPS) will issue its second Transnational Call for Proposals for Collaborative Research Projects on January 14th, 2014. The Call Notice will be published at www.eracaps.org and respective sources of information. The purpose of this...

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£3.8m synthetic biology competition now open

19th Nov 2013

The Technology Strategy Board, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and the Welsh Government (WG) are investing up to £3.8m in business-led projects to develop innovative tools and services for the UK...

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PhD Opportunities for 2014 at James Hutton Institute

19th Nov 2013

Applications are now being taken for a number of funded PhD studentships at the James Hutton Institute.  PhD projects fall under five broad categories:  Cell and Molecular Sciences Ecological Sciences Environmental and Biochemical Sciences Information and Computational...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

18th Nov 2013

In this week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-up we have three new papers with authors from Aberystwyth University, Thermofisher UK and the European Bioinformatics Institute in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire. Enjoy!   Purdy SJ, Bussell JD, Nunn CP and Smith SM. Leaves of the Arabidopsis maltose...

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£10,000 BBSRC funding available for Great British Bioscience Festival exhibits

18th Nov 2013

As part of a year-long programme of special events, BBSRC will stage a 'Great British Bioscience Festival' in November 2014 to highlight the UK's world-leading scientific endeavours in the biosciences. Ten to fifteen exciting, engaging displays and activities will be showcased at the exhiitors'...

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£4m BBSRC funding awarded to UK-India partnerships in synthetic biology biofuels initiatives

14th Nov 2013

Sir Mark Walport, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, has announced major funding towards sustainable fuels during a visit to India. Over £4M of UK funding, with matched resource from India, has been awarded to four research projects that bring together expertise in sustainable bioenergy and...

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