Dana MacGregor talks to GARNet

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Published on: September 18, 2019

Dana MacGregor from Rothamsted Research talks to GARNet about a paper published in The Plant Journal titled ‘ICE1 and ZOU determine the depth of primary seed dormancy in Arabidopsis independently of their role in endosperm development‘. We also discussed the challenges of publishing research that was conducted a long time ago in a previous lab!

GARNet Bursary to attend SEB/INDEPTH Symposium on Chromatin Domains

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Published on: September 16, 2019

The Society of Experimental Biology and the COST Action ‘Impact of Nuclear Domains On Gene Expression and Plant Traits (INDEPTH)’ are organising an exciting symposium entitled ‘Impact of chromatin domains on plant phenotypes’. This will take place in beautiful El Escorial, close to Madrid, Spain. The meeting kicks off with dinner on Sunday December 8th and ends at lunchtime on Wednesday 11th.

http://www.sebiology.org/events/event/impact-of-chromatin-domains-on-plant-phenotypes 

A perfect pre-holiday opportunity to travel to Spain!

Thanks to fantastic support from SEB, INDEPTH and the Journal of Experimental Biology the meeting costs are only £100 for early career SEB members!

There are over 20 places available on the schedule for talks given by people who have submitted abstracts for the meeting. In addition there are two poster sessions alongside the opportunity to give short talks to introduce those posters.


To encourage UK-based researchers to attend the meeting GARNet are offering 4x£250 travel grants for researchers (within 10 years of undergraduate) to help their travel, registration and accommodation.

Application forms can be found here and should be returned to Geraint Parry by October 1st.

The abstract submission deadline on the SEB website is October 3rd.

If you have any questions about this then please contact Geraint Parry.

http://www.sebiology.org/events/event/impact-of-chromatin-domains-on-plant-phenotypes

Mike Skelly talks to GARNet

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Published on: September 11, 2019

Michael Skelly from the University of Edinburgh talks to GARNet about a paper published in PNAS titled ‘A role for S-nitrosylation of the SUMO-conjugating enzyme SCE1 in plant immunity‘. Thanks Mike!

Charlotte Kirchhelle talks to GARNet

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Published on: September 4, 2019

Charlotte Kirchhelle from the University of Oxford discusses her new paper published in Elife titled ‘Two mechanisms regulate directional cell growth in Arabidopsis lateral roots‘. Thanks to Charlotte for the fun discussion!

Relaunch of the GARNet Community Podcast!

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Published on: September 3, 2019

Welcome to the relaunch of the GARNet Community podcast!

We aim to send out a short weekly podcast in which we chat to a researcher about a latest publication. These will be audio-only podcast without any associated YouTube video. Over the coming weeks we will discuss new papers with Charlotte Kirchelle at the University of Oxford, Mike Skelly at University of Edinburgh and Dana MacGregor at Rothamsted Research.

This first podcast introduces GARNet activities. Please spread the word 🙂

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