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PhenomUK Pilot-Project Applications

26th Feb 2020

PhenomUK can fund small (£5-25k) preliminary and feasibility studies, following a light internal review process. This funding is intended to allow recipients to assess emerging technologies against phenotyping tasks and perform initial investigations of promising technology combinations. With the...

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COMMUNITY RESOURCE FOR WHEAT AND RICE TRANSFORMATION – ROUND 2 APPLICATIONS WELCOME

24th Feb 2020

THE COMMUNITY RESOURCE FOR WHEAT AND RICE TRANSFORMATION is a resource for UK plant scientists to apply for their genes to be transformed into wheat or rice free of charge, funded by the BBSRC's Biological and Bioinformatic Resources fund (BBR). THE 2ND ROUND OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS OPEN...

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GARNet Research Roundup: Feb 18th 2020

18th Feb 2020

This weeks GARNet Research Roundup begins with two studies that characterize the role of proteins that are involved in the control of meiotic recombination. The first study is from the Henderson lab at the University of Cambridge and investigates the role of the REC8 protein whilst the second from...

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GARNet Research Roundup: February 7th 2020

7th Feb 2020

This latest edition of the GARNet Research Roundup begins with two studies that look at different aspects of lateral root formation and include members of Malcolm Bennett’s lab in Nottingham. The first investigates a critical role for hydropatterning in the control of lateral root initiation...

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GARNet Research Roundup: January 24th 2020

24th Jan 2020

The first GARNet Research Roundup of 2020 begins with a study from the University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute in which they have adapted nanopore direct sequencing to analyse the Arabidopsis mRNA methylome. The second study is also from Dundee and is an analysis of alternative splicing...

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GARNet Research Roundup: December 23rd 2019

23rd Dec 2019

The final GARNet Research Roundup of 2019 begins with three studies from the John Innes Centre. Firstly Steve Penfield’s group conducts a field-experiment that monitors FLC levels in winter oilseed rape. Second is a study from the Zilberman lab looking at the relationship between Histone H1 and...

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