Head of TSL Synthetic Biology to help lead the field
The Sainsbury Laboratory’s Head of Synthetic Biology, Dr Nicola Patron, has been awarded a SynBio LEAP Fellowship, and will help shape the future of the field.
Monocot immune receptor works in dicots too
Prof Cyril Zipfel and his team have discovered a new way to manipulate plant immunity, which could lead to the development of new, disease-resistant crop varieties.
New world-class scientific collaboration to combat devastating crop rusts
Seven scientific teams have joined forces in the fight against rust fungi which can cut crop yields by up to 80 percent. The newly formed Norwich Rust Group aims to develop durable resistance in crops.