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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 Thematic Series on Gene Editing

18th May 2016

Plant Methods Thematic Series on Plant Genome Editing. This collection is published in conjunction with the GARNet-OpenPlant CRISPR-Cas Workshop held at the John Innes Centre Norwich on the 7-8 September 2015. The exciting field of genome editing is rapidly advancing and precise genome editing...

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Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)

16th May 2016

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) More details here: http://ht.ly/SzrS300ao9q Aims Possible uses of Foundation Awards might include elements of, but are not limited to, the following: > exploratory or pump-priming research studies for investigation of new approaches and/or generation of...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: May 13th

13th May 2016

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes two peer-reviewed papers and the release of a preprint. Vinod Kumar from the JIC provides an audio description of a study that investigates the role of the SWR1 complex in the defence response. Secondly Jessica Metcalf from Oxford is a contributor on...

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GARNet2016: Innovation in the Plant Sciences

12th May 2016

GARNet2016: Innovation in the Plant Sciences. September 6th-7th 2016, Cardiff. Registration is now open for the exciting GARNet2016 meeting. We have put together a set of talks on a broad range of subjects that are all linked by their use of novel experimental techniques. Session 1: Frontiers in...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: May 4th.

4th May 2016

There are a bumper crop of papers in this edition of the Arabidopsis Research Roundup. First from the University of Manchester is a paper that identifies a protein involved in plant programmed cell death. Secondly are two papers from the University of Bristol that highlight the role of viruses in...

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Wheat Transformation Resource

14th Apr 2016

The 5th and final round of applications for the Community Resource for Wheat Transformation is open. The Community Resource for Wheat Transformation is a resource for UK plant scientists to apply for their genes to be transformed into wheat free of charge, funded by the BBSRC BBR fund. We have...

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