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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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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

2nd Dec 2013

Just a couple of papers to highlight in this week’s Arabidopsis Research Round-up; one from the John Innes Centre, and the other a new software resource from the University of Glasgow.   Tantanarat K, O’Neill EC, Rezjek M, Field R and Limpanseni T. Expression and characterization of...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

26th Nov 2013

Here’s another batch of the latest Arabidopsis papers to be made available this week, including work from the Universities of Exeter, Liverpool, Edinburgh, York, Sheffield, Nottingham and Warwick, and the John Innes Centre.   MacGregor DR, Gould P, Foreman J et al. HIGH EXPRESSION OF...

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ERA-CAPS second joint call

25th Nov 2013

The ERA-NET Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences (ERA-CAPS) will issue its second Transnational Call for Proposals for Collaborative Research Projects on January 14th, 2014. The Call Notice will be published at and respective sources of information. The purpose of this...

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£3.8m synthetic biology competition now open

19th Nov 2013

The Technology Strategy Board, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and the Welsh Government (WG) are investing up to £3.8m in business-led projects to develop innovative tools and services for the UK...

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