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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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Update on Chloride Transport

July 10, 2016

Chloride is unique amongst the plant elements. Although it is widely held that chloride is a micronutrient it can accumulate in plants to macronutrient levels without the plant incurring a penalty. Its been an area of research that has been relatively neglected until recently but research into chloride transport has taken off over the last […] Read More...

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Steffi wins the Edith Dornwell ECR medal

December 4, 2015

Dr. Stefanie Wege, our recent ARC DECRA fellow awardee, was in the prizes again last night. She was awarded the University of Adelaide Faculty of Sciences Edith Dornwell medal for 2015 for her achievements as an ECR. Since coming to our lab last year she has had two Plant Physiology papers accepted, a Nature Communications […] Read More...

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Lab on the telly!

December 3, 2015

Channel Ten’s SCOPE program – a kid’s science program came to the lab to film a short feature on our discovery of GABA signalling in plants. See the episode here (http://tenplay.com.au/channel-eleven/scope/season-3/episode-84)   Matt with the SCOPE team.   Read More...

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Hisyam completes his honours

December 2, 2015

Hisyam Sohami, has completed his honours project on HKT activity in barley. Hisyam did a fabulous job and we enjoyed him being in the lab. Hopefully next year he comes back to do his PhD!!!! Have a good break Hisyam – you did a great job.     Read More...

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New DECRA Fellow in the lab

October 31, 2015

Dr Stefanie Wege has been awarded a prestigious ARC DECRA fellowship in the 2016 round. She will continue her groundbreaking work on┬áchloride transport in our lab for the next three years. Well done Steffi!   Steffi joins the growing ranks of DECRA fellows that we host in the lab, Dr Caitlin Byrt was awarded a […] Read More...

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New Postdoctoral Opening

October 22, 2015

We have a position available in the lab to study plant ‘GABA receptor’ biology. http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/493996/postdoctoral-research-associate-in-plant-gaba-receptor-biology   Read More...

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New Canopy measuring tool

A new app, VitiCanopy, for measuring grapevine canopy size has just been released. The design of this tool has been led by our collaborator Dr Cas Collins at the University of Adelaide. To see more information and download the app see here. Also a video describing how to use the tool can be found below. Read More...

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Lab blog posts

September 15, 2015

This page will contain thoughts and comments from our group on our research and perspectives on careers in science in general, in, hopefully a digestible form for public consumption. Read More...

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Congratulations to our fabulous, soon to be graduating students

September 11, 2015

In the last few months it has been a very busy, ‘slightly’ stressful but ultimately rewarding time for some of our students who were coming to the end of their scholarships. Hearty congratulations to: Jiaen Qiu, Tintu Baby and Bradleigh Hocking for recently obtaining excellent examiners reports for their PhD – only minor corrections requested […] Read More...

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