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With so much going on in the world of plant science you can now stay up-to-date with all the latest news, discoveries, events and find out what is happening in the wider plant science community.

Plant Synthetic Biology presentations now online

6th Jun 2013

The GARNet Introduction to Opportunities in Plant Synthetic Biology meeting took place in Nottingham on 21-22 May 2013.  The programme was diverse, reflecting the cross-cutting, outward-facing nature of synthetic biology. Experts in chemistry, microbiology, computer science, and plant...

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GARNet: Have your say

5th Jun 2013

GARNet was founded in 2000, and since then our focus has changed regularly to reflect the needs of the GARNet community. We are currently again assessing how we can best support UK plant researchers in their work. As well as our regular meetings and training workshops, our past activities...

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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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