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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.

Making Data Accessible to All: Report now available

10th Oct 2012

The report from the GARNet Making Data Accessible to All workshop, which took place in July, is now available online. You can access the report, which contains a discussion of the current state of open access data and recommendations for its future, can be found...

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Crop Plant Trait Ontology Workshop, Oregon State University

2nd Oct 2012

Plant breeders, biologists and bioinformatics specialists from ten countries, seven US states, and two plant agribusinesses gathered in Corvallis, Oregon on September 13th-15th 2012 for a Crop Plant Trait Ontology Workshop. The workshop was hosted by the Plant Ontology and the Trait Ontology, and...

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Society of Biology Life Science Careers Conferences 2012-2013

26th Sep 2012

The Life Sciences Careers Conferences are aimed primarily at undergraduate students and are designed to provide them with advice and information on the various life sciences career options available to them. Previous exhibitors have included employers, recruiters and learned societies. Around...

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GARNet at the September NAIB TAG Innovation Farm workshop

25th Sep 2012

The September NIAB TAG Innovation Farm workshop was entitled 'GM: Is it time for a public good policy?' Presentations included discussions on what a public good policy would involve and whether one is needed, as well as an overview by Prof. Vivian Moses about public acceptance of GMOs and a talk...

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Free workshop on NGS in plant research

18th Sep 2012

GARNet and The Genetics Society are hosting a free workshop on the many and varied applications of next generation sequencing (NGS) at the University of Liverpool on 26 November.  The aim of the workshop is to inform the Arabidopsis and wider plant community of the extensive and varied uses...

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Blog post: New DNA extraction method highlighted on the blog

13th Sep 2012

A new, reliable, cheap high-throughput DNA extraction technique is highlighted on the blog. The method costs just £13 for over 180 extractions, and results in consistently good quality DNA from leaves and seeds of a number of plant species.  Highlighted article: Zhanguo Xin and Junping Chen...

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