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Publication Trends in Arabidopsis Research

18th Sep 2014

As part of a series of blog posts at Nowomics, Pete McQuilton and founder Richard Smith guest blogged for GARNet today. Nowomics is a new website that fetches data from many biological databases every day and works out what’s changed, and finds genes and species names...

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Arabidopsis: the Ongoing Green Revolution

17th Sep 2014

GARNet 2014, Arabidopsis: The Ongoing Green Revolution, took place on 9 and 10 September 2014 at the University of Bristol. The programme and abstracts from the talks and poster presentations can be viewed in this PDF, and there are some pictures from the conference on our blog, Weeding the...

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GARNet and CGR Liverpool present Software Carpentry

12th Sep 2014

Date: 17th-18th November 2014 Apply for a place by 23 September 2014 GARNet and the University of Liverpool’s Centre for Genomic Research are teaming up with Software Carpentry in Liverpool for the second Software Carpentry for Plant Scientists bootcamp. Software...

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Workshop: Developing interdisciplinary omics tools for organelle and cell type-specific analysis of plants

9th Sep 2014

New Phytologist Workshop: Developing interdisciplinary omics tools for organelle and cell type-specific analysis of plants The aim of this tightly focused meeting is to objectively assess the feasibility of using proteomics in conjunction with Fluorescence Activated Cell...

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Study paves way for new crops

8th Sep 2014

Crops that thrive in changing climates could be developed more easily, thanks to fresh insights into plant growth. A new computer model that shows how plants grow under varying conditions could help scientists develop varieties likely to grow well in future. Scientists, including former GARNet PI...

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Training and skills in the UK plant sciences community: Have your say

4th Sep 2014

The UK Plant Sciences Federation have set up working groups to follow up the recommendations made in their report, which was launched in January. The Training and Skills Working group is tackling school, university, post-graduate and early career issues in the plant science. The...

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