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Arabidopsis - Science as Art

10th Jan 2014

Andrew Styan, an engineer-turned-Fine Art student from the University of Dundee, has created a beautiful animation that was inspired by 25 years of Arabidopsis research.  You can read more about the artwork, and view the animation, over on GARNet's Weeding the Gems...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

8th Jan 2014

Happy New Year! There’s a lot to catch up on after the Christmas and New Year break, so here’s a bumper edition of the Arabidopsis Research Round-Up!   Westwood JH, Groen SC, Du Z, et al. A trio of viral proteins tunes aphid–plant interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLOS ONE, 11...

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Coppicing response gene in biomass willow identified thanks to Arabidopsis

7th Jan 2014

Rothamsted Research scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, funded by the BBSRC Crop Science Initiative, have discovered a gene that contributes to the coppicing response of willows. Willows (Salix spp.) are of commercial...

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Registration now open for GARNet's 2014 events

7th Jan 2014

The GARNet team is pleased to announce that two of its 2014 events are now open for registration!  1) 9-10 April 2014, University of Warwick - Software Carpentry for Plant Scientists: A Practical Introduction to Programming for Biologists Firstly, on 9-10 April we will be hosting a Software...

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Funding opportunities in 2014

17th Dec 2013

To prepare you for 2014, we've listed upcoming funding call launches and deadlines below - add them to your diary now!   Research grants BBSRC Responsive Mode: Deadlines 9 January, 29 April 2014.  BBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) joint funding of research: Deadlines 9 January, 29 April 2014. A...

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GARNet 2014: Outline programme

12th Dec 2013

We have launched a website for GARNet 2014 at Registration for GARNet 2014 Arabidopsis: The Ongoing Green Revolution will open in January.   We are delighted to announce the full line-up for the conference:  Session 1: Genome Biology Plenary speaker – Rob...

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