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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.

Plant Methods reviews sequencing tools for plant research

12th Sep 2013

Plant Methods has published a series of reviews on next generation sequencing applications (NGS) for plant science by speakers from GARNet’s 2012 workshop Tools and Technologies to Advance Plant Research. The first review, by Tom Hardcastle, was published in June 2013 (Plant Methods 9:16). It...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

9th Sep 2013

In this week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-up we have a selection of papers published by scientists from Cambridge, Nottingham, Coventry and Norwich. Learn more about vernalisation in Arabidopsis, novel PI(3)P and PI(3,5)P2 binding proteins, and how to simulate the growth of Arabidopsis in...

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Moving genes have scientists seeing spots

9th Sep 2013

An international team of scientists led by the UK’s John Innes Centre and including scientists from Australia, Portugal, China and Italy has perfected a way of watching genes move within a living plant cell. Using this technique scientists watched glowing spots, which marked the...

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Dundee biofuels research makes cover of Science magazine

6th Sep 2013

Research from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee Division of Plant Sciencesfeatures on the front cover of this week’s Science Magazine. The work reports the discovery of a previously unrecognized enzyme in the pathway that synthesizes lignin, a polymer in...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

2nd Sep 2013

Can you believe it is already September? There are plenty of new Arabidopsis papers to catch up on this week – the Universities of York and Warwick, and Rothamsted Research, have been especially busy!   Sanchez-Villarreal A, Shin J, Bujdoso N, et al. TIME FOR COFFEE is an essential...

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GARNet committee member Malcolm Bennet receives Royal Society Research Award

2nd Sep 2013

As Director of The University of Nottingham’s Centre for Plant Integrative Biology (CPIB) Professor Malcolm Bennett has helped revolutionise the way bioscientists think and work. His quest to answer some of the world’s most important plant and crop science questions has now been recognised by...

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