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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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BRACT Transformation Resource: Call for Applications

12th Oct 2017

The BRACT crop transformation facility at the JIC has a long history of providing crop transformation resources to the research community.Recently we have demonstrated targeted gene knock-outs in wheat, barley, Brassica oleracea, Brassica napus and tomato using RNA-guided Cas9. We now have BBSRC...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: October 5th

5th Oct 2017

After a brief hiatus the UK Arabidopsis Research Roundup returns with eight papers that focus on different aspects of Arabidopsis cell biology. Firstly GARNet PI Jim Murray leads a study that performs a genome-wide analysis of sub-nucleosomal particles whilst Phil Wigge’s lab at SLCU conducts a...

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