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Arabidopsis 2011 Returns to the US

23rd Nov 2010

The 22nd International Conference on Arabidospis Research (ICAR) will return to the US in 2011 and will be held at the University of Wisconsin. ICAR is the largest annual international scientific conference focusing on cutting-edge research undertaken in the model plant Arabidopsis...

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Research in Arabidopsis leads to novel crop enhancement technology

2nd Nov 2010

The John Innes Centre is pleased to announce an exclusive commercial license agreement for technology that enhances the root systems of plants and with important implications for crop improvement. JIC's technology management company Plant Bioscience Limited (PBL) is licensing the...

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Professor Miltos Tsiantis Elected Member of EMBO

28th Oct 2010

Congratulations to Professor Miltos Tsiantis, who has been elected a member of The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Miltos is Professor of plant developmental Genetics at the University of Oxford and utilises Arabidopsis thaliana and its relative Cardamine hiruta for comparative...

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Mutation over 100 million years ago led flowers to make male and female parts.

19th Oct 2010

Research by University of Leeds plant scientists has uncovered a snapshot of evolution in progress.Studies have traced how a gene mutation over 100 million years ago led flowers to make male and female parts. The findings - published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...

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GARNet Meeting on Natural Variation.

1st Jan 1970

GARNet are delighted to host a meeting entitled 'Natural variation as a tool for gene discovery and crop improvement' which will take place on December 12-13th 2016 at Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge. David Salt and Ian Henderson are the academics leads for the meeting and have assembled a...

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Third round of applications for the Community Resource for Wheat Transformation

1st Jan 1970

The Community Resource for Wheat Transformation is a resource for UK plant scientists to apply for their genes to be transformed into wheat free of charge, funded by the BBSRC’s Biological and Bioinformatic Resources fund (BBR). Fifty novel genes will be tested during the course of this project,...

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