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Austin Garner
Travel grants to go - Austin Garner
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Austin travelled to Tampa Bay, Florida, USA to attend the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2019 Annual Meeting and present his research entitled “The role of surface lipids in the self-cleaning ability of gecko subdigital adhesive pads”.

Shoots
Seeking the root causes
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Plant roots are anything but the passive piping systems that they might appear to be. A group of researchers at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting chatted about how roots can be shaped by the environment, and how they help plants adapt to increasing pressures brought on by climate change.

Breaking Barriers
Breaking barriers between science and art
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

“I’ll never forget going to some lectures at the London Science Museum when I was 11 and being absolutely blown away to meet an actual real scientist!” says Duncan Cameron, who at the time would hardly have dreamt that one day he would be not only a scientist, but a professor studying symbioses between plants and microorganisms. Or that he himself would be the one inspiring others with science—but using means very different to the traditional lecture!

Jessy Silva
Travel grants to go - Jessy Silva
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Jessy travelled to Gifu, Japan to attend the International Association of Sexual Plant Reproduction Research (IASPRR) conference and present her research entitled “Unravelling the importance of FLA5 (Fasciclin-like Arabinogalactan Protein 5) in Arabidopsis reproduction”.