15th Jul 2015

Upcoming deadlines for meetings with which GARNet is involved:

OpenPlant Forum

OpenPlant is holding its first annual Forum from 27 – 29th July 2015 at the Department of Plant Sciences in Cambridge. The OpenPlant Forum aims to bring together members of OpenPlant, our partners and the Scientific Advisory Board. We also welcome applications from others in the plant synthetic biology and related communities. As such, up to twenty tickets are reserved for applicants from the GARNet community. Apply for tickets here, and mention in the application form that you heard about the Forum through GARNet.The deadline for applications in July 21st.

If you have any questions about the event you can contact the OpenPlant Project Manager, Colette Matthewman (

CRISPR-Cas Workshop

GARNet and OpenPlant are co-organising a workshop about CRISPR technology on September 7th-8th at the John Innes Centre. The full schedule is now available and registration details can be found here. This workshop is sponsored by Plant Methods.

Applications for the second days workshop end on July 27th while registration for day one of the meeting ends on August 10th. if you have any questions then please contact Geraint Parry.