News & Events

GABA signalling in plants

July 29, 2015

GABA is best known as a neurotransmitter helping animals to walk, talk, think and breath. However,¬†GABA is also known in the plant world as a key carbon:nitrogen metabolite that increases in concentration massively in plant tissues in response to stress – so when plants encounter drought, salinity, acid soils, anoxia, pathogens or extreme temperatures. Also […] Read More...

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Launch of Plant Signalling and Transport website

Welcome to the new webpages, and world wide windows into the Gilliham and Tyerman groups at the University of Adelaide. Over the next few weeks our lab members will be fully populating the site. Read More...

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Our lab sows a new crop of Tall Poppies

July 28, 2015

We are very proud of current DECRA Fellow Dr Caitlin Byrt and ex-postdoc Dr Simon Conn (2007-2011) who were last night awarded a prestigious South Australian Young Tall Poppy Award for Excellence in Scientific Endeavour and Communication. Well done to you both on a much deserved award. Since leaving our lab, where he made breakthroughs […] Read More...

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