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Meeting Deadlines: OpenPlant and CRISPR-Cas

15th Jul 2015

Upcoming deadlines for meetings with which GARNet is involved: OpenPlant Forum OpenPlant is holding its first annual Forum from 27 – 29th July 2015 at the Department of Plant Sciences in Cambridge. The OpenPlant Forum aims to bring together members of OpenPlant, our partners and the Scientific...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: July 11th

11th Jul 2015

A couple of weeks since the last update as it’s been quiet for UK Arabidopsis Research publications. However we now see a variety of publications that address some important questions in different signaling pathways. Firstly a multinational collaboration performs a genome-wide analysis of DELLA...

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Workshop in Brazil on next gen. sequencing in agriculture

9th Jul 2015

The British Council has grants for early-career researchers to attend a workshop in Brazil entitled 'Next Generation Sequencing applications to improve livestock welfare, food security and socioeconomic stability in Brazil'. The grants will cover all costs associated with attending the workshop,...

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Global Plant Council/SEB Plant Section Symposium on Stress Resilience

1st Jul 2015

GPC/SEB Plant Section Symposium on Stress Resilience, 23–25th October 2015, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil In collaboration with the Global Plant Council (GPC), this SEB Symposium aims to bring together experts from across the world to discuss current research efforts in plant stress resilience, showcase...

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OpenPlant Forum

25th Jun 2015

OpenPlant is a BBSRC-funded collaborative initiative between the University of Cambridge and both The Sainsbury Laboratory and John Innes Centre in Norwich. OpenPlant focuses on the development of new technologies for plant synthetic biology. In addition they promote foundational technologies that...

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GARNet-OpenPlant CRISPR-Cas Workshop: 7-8 September, John Innes Centre, Norwich

23rd Jun 2015

CRISPR technology is fast emerging as the breakthrough technology for precise genome editing in a range of experimental systems. In order to highlight the current developments and future potential for using this technology in the plant sciences, GARNet and OpenPlant are collaborating to organise a...

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