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GARNet Travel Studentship for ICAR2019

7th Dec 2018

Application form for the GARNet Student Travel Bursary for ICAR2019 The 2019 Interntional Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR2019) is taking place in Wuhan, China on June 16th-21st. GARNet have gained sponsorship to provide 4x £500 travel studentships to support the attendance of UK-based...

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GARNet Research Roundup: December 7th

7th Dec 2018

The first four papers in this GARNet Research Roundup includes research from Norwich Research Park. Firstly members of Jonathan Jones’ lab have identified a new Avr gene from Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis. Secondly Anne Osbourn’s lab characterises two novel arabinosyltransferases that are...

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GARNet Election 2018

26th Nov 2018

GARNet interacts with the UK plant science community through the support of grant applications, organisation of meetings/workshops, responding to calls for evidence as well as keeping the community informed about relevant new developments. The Advisory Committee oversees all aspects of this...

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GARNet Research Roundup: November 22nd 2018

22nd Nov 2018

This GARNet Research Roundup begins with two studies from the University of Sheffield. First is research from Jurriaan Ton’s lab that looks at the interaction between CO2 concentration, the soil microbiome and plant growth. The second paper from Matt Davey and Peter Quick looks at the effect of...

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Funding of Phase II Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

8th Nov 2018

BBSRC, with the support of EPSRC, have committed £11 million to fund 6 unique collaborative Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (BBSRC NIBB) to support, encourage, and facilitate this essential work. From seaweed to metals, these multidisciplinary networks will drive new ideas to...

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New UKRI-funded Plant Phenomics Network

7th Nov 2018

New UKRI-funded Plant Phenomics Network PhenomUK is a UKRI-funded Technology Touching Life network lead by Profs Tony Pridmore (Nottingham) and Malcolm Hawkesford (Rothamsted Research) and promoting an integrated, holistic view of the plant phenotyping process across the UK. PhenomUk’s goal is...

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