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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 Synthetic Biology Workshop

18th Jan 2013

Venue: University of Nottingham Date: 21-22 May 2013 This workshop aims to introduce synthetic biology to a broad UK plant science base. Speakers at the workshop will present a range of synthetic biology applications, from synthetic molecules to whole plant engineering, and will introduce...

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BBSRC revises Responsive Mode application requirements

17th Jan 2013

BBSRC has made a number of changes to the requirements for Responsive Mode grant applications to help simplify them for applicants and to help standardise application supporting documentation. The changes apply to all Responsive Mode grant applications. Special calls and initiatives may still have...

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Survey on the status of UK plant sciences

15th Jan 2013

The UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF) is conducting a survey of the UK plant science community to gather views on the major challenges for this sector, and its current capacity for meeting these challenges. The results of the survey will contribute towards a report on the status of plant science...

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New GARNet Advisory Committee members

19th Dec 2012

I am delighted to announce that Professor Nicholas Harberd (University of Oxford), Professor David Salt (University of Aberdeen), and Dr Antony Dodd (University of Bristol) will join the GARNet Advisory Committee at the beginning of 2013.  Many thanks to Nick Smirnoff (University of Exeter),...

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Edition 18 of GARNish now online

10th Dec 2012

Edition 18 of the GARNet newsletter, GARNish, contains the latest news from the plant science community. Big Science is a major theme, with an overview of the 1001 Genomes Resource from Arthur Korte, and summaries of next generation sequencing providers in the UK (with a focus on BBSRC-funded TGAC)...

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Plant science outreach toolkit: what do you want?

3rd Dec 2012

The UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF) is working with Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) to develop an 'outreach toolkit' for plant scientists carrying out engagement activities.They would like to find out more how this toolkit could help people working in the plant science community, and so...

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