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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.

New GARNet publication: Data Mining with iPlant

20th Oct 2014

GARNet is pleased announce the publication of a new paper in Journal of Experimental Botany.  Data Mining with iPlant is a report from the four-day workshop we hosted at the University of Warwick in 2013 in conjunction with the iPlant Collaborative. The report discusses the 'data deluge'...

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Applications now open for New Phytologist Tansley Medal

16th Oct 2014

Calling all early-stage career scientists! The New Phytologist Tansley Medal is awarded annually in recognition of an outstanding contribution to research in plant science by an individual in the early stages of their career (student and post-doctoral researchers with up to five years’...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

16th Oct 2014

Two new UK Arabidopsis papers for your reading pleasure this week: a Plant, Cell & Environment paper involving researchers from Hull and York, and a New Phytologist paper proposing a new model of flowering time in annual plants, which involved Oxbridge scientists.   Atkinson LJ,...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

9th Oct 2014

It’s a strong week for the institutes this week with appearances in the Round-up from Rothamsted Research, The Sainsbury Laboratory and the John Innes Centre. The Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge also gets a mention, as does the University of Glasgow also gets a mention...

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Boost for plant science training from BBSRC

6th Oct 2014

On Friday, Vince Cable announced an investment of £125 million in doctoral training centres for bioscience. In total 1250 students are expected to gain PhDs through the postgraduate development programmes. 30% of them will be trained specifically in agricultural and food security science, 20% will...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

2nd Oct 2014

Apologies there hasn’t been an Arabidopsis Research Round-up for a few weeks, I’ve been on annual leave getting married! Here’s a catch up of the newest Arabidopsis research papers from the UK community over the last month, including one from a GARNet committee member, and one from a former...

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