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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: February 9th

9th Feb 2016

It has been a quiet couple of weeks for newly published UK Arabidopsis Research but what might be lacking in quantity is made up for in quality! Firstly the PRESTA consortium use gene regulatory network analysis to identify a key component in the response to drought stress. Secondly is a paper...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: January 29th

29th Jan 2016

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup features a paper from David Baulcombe and Joe Ecker that further deciphers mechanisms of RNA silencing and is kindly discussed by postdoc Mat Lewsey in a short audio description. Elsewhere there are three studies that include researchers from CPIB in...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: January 22nd

22nd Jan 2016

A mixed selection of research in this UK Arabidopsis Roundup. Firstly a study from Stefan Kepinski and Mark Estelle that adds another layer of understanding to the regulation of the auxin response. Enrique Lopez-Juez leads a study into signaling between the nucleus and chloroplast while Tracey...

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Report from UKPSF Working Groups

12th Jan 2016

In 2014 the UK Plant Science Federation (UKPSF) published a report on 'Current Status and Future Challenges'. This report included a recommendation to establish four 'Working Groups' that would investigate future plans for UK plant science in these broad areas: - Training and Skills - Funding -...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: January 8th

8th Jan 2016

For the inaugural Arabidopsis Research Roundup of 2016 we feature the final publications of UK researchers from 2015. Martin Howard kindly provides an audio description of a paper that looks at a fundamental aspect of transcriptional regulation, through the lense of the FLC gene, whilst his...

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Travel Studentships for ICAR2016

4th Jan 2016

The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR) is a well established annual meeting that encompasses all aspects of research on our favourite model organism. Therefore it is of broad interest to all plant scientists and usually attracts over 1000 attendees! ICAR2016 takes place in...

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