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

Arabidopsis Research Roundup: September 27th

27th Sep 2016

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes an audio description provided by Katja Graumann from the Oxford Brookes Plant Endomembrane Group. Katja is involved in two of this weeks papers, the first of which describes the biology of a novel set of Nuclear Envelope (NE) localised proteins...

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BRACT Brassica and Barley Transformation Facility

26th Sep 2016

The BRACT crop transformation facility has a long history of providing crop transformation resources to the research community. Recently we have demonstrated efficient targeted gene knock-outs in barley and Brassica oleracea using RNA-guided Cas9 (Lawrenson et al. 2015) Following on from this...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: September 19th

19th Sep 2016

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes a study from the University of Warwick investigating the role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in the defense response. Secondly researchers from Warwick (again), Durham and Rothamsted are involved in a paper that links cell cycle progression to...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: September 13th

13th Sep 2016

This addition of the Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes a broad range of research topics. At the cellular level is a study led by Malcolm Bennett (CPIB) that adds a layer of complexity to our understanding of lateral root development whilst Johnathan Napier (Rothamsted) is a co-author on an...

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GARNet Meeting on Natural Variation.

9th Sep 2016

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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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: August 26th

26th Aug 2016

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes three papers across a wide range of topics. Firstly is a widely-reported study, described here with an audio description by Nik Cunniffe and Sanjie Ziang, of the evolutionary relationship between viral infection, pollinator attraction, plant...

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