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In Conversation with - George Bassel
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

George Bassel, Professor of Plant Computational Biology at the University of Birmingham, talks to plant physiologist Angie Burnett

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Seeds of Change
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Different love stories that lead to the formation of seeds reunited some experienced researchers, PhD students, early career researchers and academics from all over the world to share their common passion for plant reproduction at the SEB plant satellite meeting “Advances in Plant Reproduction – From Gametes to Seeds” in Florence, Italy this summer.

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Travel grants to go - Francesco Valente
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Francesco travelled to Montpellier, France this summer to attend the “International Plant Molecular Biology Congress 2018” and present his work entitled “Investigating sub-cellular dynamics during immune responses in wheat using advanced bio-imaging approaches”.

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Less control, better understanding
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Classically we want everything controlled in an experiment, and for plant scientists growth chambers appear to provide the perfect approach. But the natural environment is infinitely variable, and that’s what plants actually experience. Probing this uncomfortable gap in our understanding, Annunziata and co-workers have been examining metabolic changes under naturally variable conditions, both within a day and day to day.