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BBSRC Survey: The next big things in bioscience

17th May 2013

As part of BBSRC's long-term strategic planning, the BBSRC are seeking your views on the research areas and technological developments which will be most exciting and important in bioscience over the next 5-10 years. Ideas put forward through this exercise will be discussed by members of BBSRC's...

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ERASynBio 1st joint call for transnational research projects

13th May 2013

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is contributing €3M as a major partner in a new Europe-wide call for research projects in Synthetic Biology. The call is the first from the Synthetic Biology ERA-NET (ERASynBio) - a project designed to enhance European Synthetic...

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Job vacancy at GARNet

2nd May 2013

Opportunity: Research and Engagement Officer at GARNet Fixed term contract: ends November 2014 £27,854 per annum This will be a demanding and intellectually stimulating role that calls for a keen interest in the practice and communication of plant science. You will have a PhD in an area of...

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Community Resource for Wheat Transformation open for applications

24th Apr 2013

The Community Resource for Wheat Transformation at NIAB is a five-year BBSRC funded project which provides capacity for 50 genes to be transformed into wheat free of charge. Half of this resource is reserved for researchers working on model crops, to encourage early testing of novel genes in...

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Bioinformatics training workshop: Your input wanted

12th Apr 2013

Modelling is progressing from the protein and molecular interaction level to tissue, organ, and whole-plant scales; while everything from genomics through to phenomics and, increasingly, field-level and multi-scale biology involves high throughput experiments. All of these necessitate ever greater...

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Student travel bursary to ICAR 2013

14th Mar 2013

I am pleased to announce that 4 travel bursaries of £500, kindly funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, are available for Ph.D students currently studying at a UK University to travel to the annual Arabidopsis ICAR conference, which is being held in Sydney,...

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