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Enabling functional studies of individual cells in plant tissues
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

Multicellular organisms are composed of many cell types that perform discrete functions acquired via controlled patterns of gene expression and are dictated in part by cell type-specific promoter activity. In order to understand the contribution of these specialized cell types in the development of a whole organism it is necessary to isolate or analyse different cell types separately.

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Introducing an algal carbon-concentrating mechanism into higher plants: location and incorporation of key components
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

There is currently great interest in radical approaches to enhancing photosynthetic efficiency. Introduction of CO2 concentrating mechanisms into C3 plants based on algal and cyanobacterial carbon concentrating mechanisms (CCMs) is an approach being addressed by several research groups.

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Birds of a feather
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

There was only enough time to take in the penguins when Sarah Morgan (EMBL-EBI) and Gabriella Rustici (University of Cambridge) visited Cape Town for the 2015 GOBLET AGM in November last year and definitely no opportunity to take the cable car up Table Mountain.

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The road quite well travelled
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

It’s the last day of January and I’ve already been out on my travels twice this year, visiting universities in the UK and mainland Europe, with the aim of helping bioscience PhD students and early career researchers with their personal career journeys.