Professor Jonathan Jones wins €2.5M ERC grant for plant immune receptor research
Professor Jonathan Jones has won a €2.5M Advanced Investigator grant from the European Research Council for a five year project “ImmunityByPairDesign” studying plant immune receptor complexes with a view to engineering new ones.
Funding approved to develop new potato at The Sainsbury Laboratory
Research funding to develop a new potato which could be better for the environment, healthier for consumers and cheaper to produce has been approved.
Jonathan Jones elected to US National Academy of Sciences
Professor Jonathan Jones, Group Leader at The Sainsbury Laboratory, has been elected as a foreign associate to the US National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his outstanding career researching plant-pathogen interactions.
GM potatoes: Food for thought
A blog post by Professor Jonathan Jones
Parasite provides clues to evolution of plant diseases
A new study into the generalist parasite Albugo candida (A. candida), cause of white rust of brassicas, has revealed key insights into the evolution of plant diseases to aid agriculture and global food security.