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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: May 26th

26th May 2016

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes six studies across a range of discplines. Firstly Alison Smith provides an excellent audio description of an investigation into the dynamics of night-time starch degradation. Secondly three UK institutions (Durham, Exeter and Oxford Brookes)...

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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: 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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