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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.

GARNet 2014

28th Aug 2013

GARNet 2014: The Past, Present and Future of the Genetic Model Revolution will take place on 9-10 September 2014 at the University of Bristol. Confirmed session topics and speakers are: Physiology and Productivity Plenary: Alistair Hetherington (University of Bristol) Antony Dodd...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

28th Aug 2013

Just one paper in this week’s Arabidopsis research round-up, but an interesting paper nevertheless!   Lewandowska D, ten Have S, Hodge K, Tillemans V, Lamond AI and Brown JWS. Plant SILAC: Stable isotope labeling with amino acids of Arabidopsis seedlings for quantitative proteomics....

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

19th Aug 2013

Publishers have been busy publishing lots of new Arabidopsis research articles this week! Here’s your Arabidopsis research round-up, just in case you missed them.   • Geshi N, Johansen JN, Dilokpimol A, et al. A galactosyltransferase acting on arabinogalactan protein glycans is essential...

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Gene discovery opens new possibilities for biofuels

19th Aug 2013

Adoption of biofuels as a viable alternative to fossil fuels has been limited due to the conflicting pressures of using food sources for fuel, but that situation could be transformed thanks to the discovery of a gene in the biosynthetic pathway of lignin. Lignin is a major component of plant...

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Researchers discover protein that helps plants tolerate drought, flooding, other stresses

14th Aug 2013

Researchers have uncovered a protein that plays a vital role in how plant roots use water and nutrients, a key step in improving the production and quality of crops and biofuels. The findings appear this week in the journal PNAS. The team included researchers from Dartmouth, the University of...

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SEB Bioscience Futures Workshops: Careers Masterclasses for Bioscientists

14th Aug 2013

The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) is running a series of careers masterclasses that may be of interest to early career and more advanced plant scientists. All workshops take place at the SEB headquarters, Charles Darwin House in London and the dates and titles are as...

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