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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: August 21st

21st Aug 2015

There are a wide array of topics included in this weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup, ranging from studies on stomatal density, thylakoid transport, metabolic flux analysis, mutant detection and root development. We feature unlinked studies from three researchers from the University of Oxford Plant...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: August 12th

12th Aug 2015

The UK Arabidopsis Research Roundup this week includes a couple of EVO-DEVO-type studies that compare processes within different organisms (Physcomitrella and Cardamine) to those occurring in Arabidopsis. These include the evolution of both hormone signaling and leaf development. Elsewhere a...

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Plant Methods Thematic Series on Gene Editing

5th Aug 2015

The sponsor of the upcoming CRISPR workshop, Plant Methods, is inviting submissions to its new thematic series on Plant Genome Editing. The series is being launched in conjunction with the GARNet-OpenPlant CRISPR-Cas Workshop to be held at the JIC Norwich on 7-8 September 2015. The exciting field...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: August 5th

5th Aug 2015

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup bucks the recent trend of featuring large consortium-led studies as it contains four studies each from a single UK Institution. Matthew Jones (Essex) looks at the link between photosynthesis, the circadian clock and blue-light signaling whilst Miriam Gifford...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: July 30th

30th Jul 2015

Two broad topics dominant the studies featured in this weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup. Environmental and hormonal factors that control different types of ‘dormancy’ are presented in studies from the labs of Caroline Dean (JIC) and Ian Graham (York). Elsewhere two Sainsbury lab (Norwich) led...

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BBSRC 2014 Responsive Mode Round 3.

24th Jul 2015

The BBSRC recently published the results from the final responsive mode round of 2014. The take home message for the Arabidopsis community was that it was a good round for New Investigators but less-so for other researchers in this area. The entirety of plant science grants were awarded through...

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