HP3 vision is aligned with UK plant science strategy
Investment in national infrastructure at the John Innes Centre and The Sainsbury Laboratory is ‘essential and urgent’ says a new independent strategy published this week.
Plant immunity’s first response
We answer a fundamental question about how plants initially respond to perceived threats.
Plant immunity requires two-step detection of invaders
Cell-surface and intracellular receptors of plants work together to activate a strong defence against bacterial pathogens.
Phytophthora infestans: An interactome exposes a master manipulator
Phytophthora infestans is a mold-like oomycete pathogen, notoriously known for triggering the Irish potato famine in 1845. Almost two centuries later, scientists are still trying to unravel how exactly this organism makes plants sick.
Opening the doors of potato pathogen perception
New research identifies one of the best genes to confer durable resistance against late blight in potato.
Introducing Mia Cerfonteyn – The Sainsbury Laboratory’s new Communications Officer
Mia Cerfonteyn has joined The Sainsbury laboratory as its new Communications Officer.