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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.

Report from UKPSF Working Groups

12th Jan 2016

In 2014 the UK Plant Science Federation (UKPSF) published a report on 'Current Status and Future Challenges'. This report included a recommendation to establish four 'Working Groups' that would investigate future plans for UK plant science in these broad areas: - Training and Skills - Funding -...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: January 8th

8th Jan 2016

For the inaugural Arabidopsis Research Roundup of 2016 we feature the final publications of UK researchers from 2015. Martin Howard kindly provides an audio description of a paper that looks at a fundamental aspect of transcriptional regulation, through the lense of the FLC gene, whilst his...

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Travel Studentships for ICAR2016

4th Jan 2016

The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR) is a well established annual meeting that encompasses all aspects of research on our favourite model organism. Therefore it is of broad interest to all plant scientists and usually attracts over 1000 attendees! ICAR2016 takes place in...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: December 18th

18th Dec 2015

The final Arabidopsis Research Roundup of 2015 contains a bumper crop of papers that again highlights the diversity of research occuring in UK plant science. Justin Goodrich from the University of Edinburgh kindly provides an audio description of work that identifies a novel role for a member of a...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: December 9th

9th Dec 2015

This December 9th Arabidopsis Research Roundup includes four rather different studies. Firstly we include an excellent audio description from David Salt about a new type of GWAS analysis that his lab was involved in developing. This allowed identification of new genetic loci involved in molybdenum...

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Arabidopsis Research Roundup: November 25th

25th Nov 2015

This weeks Arabidopsis Research Roundup contains four papers each with a different focus. Firstly is a large-scale investigation that attempts to define the transcriptional changes that occur in response to bacterial infection. Second is a study that investigates a newly proposed role for the...

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