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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: February 27th

27th Feb 2017

This weeks research roundup includes just three papers and includes a study from the University of Essex that looks at the growth response of Arabidopsis plants to ‘real-life’ fluctuations in light levels. Secondly is a very different type of study from the University of York that uses...

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New Phytologist Next Generation Researchers Conference

21st Feb 2017

New Phytologist next generation scientists 2017 24–26 July 2017 John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK The New Phytologist Trust is excited to invite you to the second next generation scientists event. Next generation scientists 2017 is an event aimed exclusively at...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: February 20th

20th Feb 2017

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup begins with two papers that look at endogenous and exogenous causes of cell proliferation. Firstly Mike Bevan (JIC) leads a team that looks into the role of controlled protein degradation in this process whilst secondly, Peter Etchells from Durham is a...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: February 9th

9th Feb 2017

This weeks Arabidopsis Roundup again includes a broad selection of research topics. Firstly researchers at SLCU are involved in work that describes Arabidopsis sepal development. Secondly Cyril Zipfel from TSL leads a study that adds a layer of complexity to our knowledge of cellular pathogen...

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Rothamsted Wheat Trial

1st Feb 2017

In exciting news a trial of transgenic wheat has been given the all clear to commence at the Rothamsted Research facility. These modifed wheat have been shown to have improved photosynthesis in lab and glasshouse conditions and now Defra have given permission for a field trial to begin. This will...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: January 26th

26th Jan 2017

The papers that feature in this weeks Research Roundup touch on different aspects of research conducted in Arabidopsis. Firstly Alastair McCormick (University of Edinburgh) uses Arabidopsis as a tool to study the factors that control the activity of Rubisco. Secondly Vinod Kumar (John Innes Centre)...

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