News & Events

Regulating Root Aquaporin Function in Response to Changes in Salinity

September 24, 2018

Soil salinity is one of the biggest stressors on plant growth and can limit the productivity of crops. Globally, this poses a problem as it reduces the yield of our fields which affects the stability of our food system, leading to shortages and wastage. With food crises evident across the globe, salinity is a problem […] Read More...

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Accelerating Biological Discovery Using Artificial Intelligence

September 20, 2018

We congratulate Dr Rakesh David on achieving the Proof of Concept grant from the University of Adelaide on his project regarding the application of artificial intelligence to accelerate biological discovery. To carry out this project, Rakesh and his team have partnered up with researchers and students in the School of Computer Science located at the […] Read More...

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COE Plant Energy Biology Forum

September 19, 2018

The annual COE Plant Energy Biology forum was held in Western Australia on the 11-13th September. All Plantransig lab members attended with the majority presenting their work via talks or posters.  It was a fantastic opportunity to network and establish collaborations with colleagues from other nodes of COE PEB. Not only were there scientific sessions, […] Read More...

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