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Plant Science Seminar: Professor Rainer Hedrich

February 8, 2018

The following seminar will take place at 3.30pm on Monday 12th February in the Plant Research Centre Auditorium. Barley stomata and the evolution of guard cell signalling Professor Rainer Hedrich, Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology and Biophysics, University of Wuerzburg, Germany Abstract The latest major group of plants to evolve were the grasses. These became […] Read More...

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Fellowship place available

February 7, 2018

University of Adelaide – Potential Postdoctoral Position: Social Science Perspectives on Synthetic Biology Applications in Transformative Crop Science The CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Fellowships scheme is funded through the CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform (SynBio FSP), which aims to attract outstanding national and international early- to mid-career postdoctoral researchers (equivalent to Academic Levels […] Read More...

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Charlotte (Na Sai) introductory PhD seminar

February 6, 2018

Charlotte (Na Sai) will be presenting her introductory PhD  seminar in  meeting room 127 of the Plant Genomics Centre (Waite Campus) on Wednesday 7th of Feb at 3.30pm. Her project title is: Investigating GABA regulation of gas exchange in barley. All welcome! Read More...

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Congratulations! 2017 Faculty of Sciences Award Winners!

December 8, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Watts-Williams and Prof. Matthew Gilliham from PEB Adelaide who were awarded prizes at the Faculty of Sciences End of Year Celebration. Research Awards The Edith Dornwell Medal for Early Career Research Excellence (for Females) Order Of Merit Dr Stephanie Watts-Williams – The School of Agriculture, Food & Wine   The 2017 Mid-Career Research […] Read More...

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New Discovery To Accelerate Development Of Salt-Tolerant Grapevines

November 23, 2017

A recent discovery by Australian scientists is likely to improve the sustainability of the Australian wine sector and significantly accelerate the breeding of more robust salt-tolerant grapevines. With funding from Wine Australia, a team of scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology at the University of Adelaide and CSIRO Agriculture and […] Read More...

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Some recent news from PEB

A showcase of tools and capacity for future wheat breeding:http://plantenergy.edu.au/news/news.shtml#WheatShowcase Plants release more carbon dioxide than previously thought:http://plantenergy.edu.au/news/news.shtml#CO2 New discovery to accelerate development of salt-tolerant grapevines:http://plantenergy.edu.au/news/news.shtml#Grapevine Read More...

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Winnovation Award For Innovative Scientist Dr Caitlin Byrt

October 12, 2017

Dr Caitlin Byrt has been awarded the 2017 Winnovation Award for Science. The awards aim to showcase South Australia’s best female innovators. Dr Byrt has helped to address the challenge of global food security by identifying genes in wheat that contribute to salinity tolerance. “Improving global food security is a big challenge” she says. “The […] Read More...

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Chief Investigator Professor Rachel Burton Joins Plant Energy Biology

October 11, 2017

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology welcomes Professor Rachel Burton as a new Chief Investigator in the Centre. Prof. Burton will commence at Plant Energy Biology’s University of Adelaide node in January 2018, joining Chief Investigators Prof. Steve Tyerman and Prof. Matthew Gilliham. Prof. Burton brings with her expertise in plant molecular […] Read More...

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Samantha McGaughey’s PhD Major Review Seminar

March 14, 2017

Samantha McGaughey’s PhD Major Review Seminar, “The roles of Setariaviridis putative dual water:ion plasma membraneaquaporins in root osmotic stress responses” on Wednesday 15th March at 1pm in the PRC auditorium.   All welcome! Read More...

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PhD scholarships at the University of Adelaide

December 14, 2016

Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Plant Energy Biology and Grains Research and Development Scholarships at the University of Adelaide The ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology (PEB) at The University of Adelaide is seeking PhD project applications from highly qualified and motivated students with a strong background in molecular biology and/or […] Read More...

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