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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: December 8th

8th Dec 2017

This weeks Research Roundup begins with two papers from the University of Edinburgh on very different topics of Arabidopsis research. Firstly Alistair McCormick and Sofortios Tsaftaris introduce a new low-cost phenotyping platform whilst Gerben Ooijen’s group has analysed the role of SUMOylation...

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House of Lords inquiry in Life Science

30th Nov 2017

The HoL Science and Technology Committee conducted an inquiry into Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy. The UK life sciences sector is high-tech, research-intensive, diverse and innovative. A strong life sciences sector can simultaneously benefit the UK’s economy and help improve the...

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EPPN2020 Call for Applications

28th Nov 2017

The EPPN2020 provides researchers from academia and industry with access to 31 phenotyping facilities in Europe. The facilities can be used for experiments with either scientific or technological objectives. EPPN2020 has launched the first call for access, open to European groups and (to a limited...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: November 24th

24th Nov 2017

The week’s UK Arabidopsis research roundup includes seven papers from groups who work on a range of topics. Firstly Antony Dodd (Bristol) investigates the role of sugar signaling during hypocotyl elongation and provides an audio description of this groups work. Secondly Mike Holdsworth...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: November 1st

1st Nov 2017

This weeks Research Roundup includes three research and two methods papers. Firstly is work from the O'Connor and Leyser groups at SLCU that investigates the diversity of function in PIN auxin transporters between monocots and dicots. Secondly research from the Kover lab at the University of Bath...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: October 23rd

23rd Oct 2017

Different aspects of plant cell wall biology dominant the first few papers of this weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup. Firstly Andrew Fleming (University of Sheffield) and colleagues identify that a specific type of cell wall stiffening is important in control of stomatal opening. Secondly are two...

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