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The aim of research at SLCU is to elucidate the regulatory systems underlying plant growth and development

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Outreach

The SLCU values outreach events as a chance to highlight the importance of plant science research and to discuss the work of the Lab with a wide range of people

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About the Sainsbury Lab

The Sainsbury Laboratory was opened in 2011 by HM the Queen and won the Stirling Prize in 2012. The building comprises laboratories, support areas, and meeting spaces, together with the University’s Herbarium, new public café and an auditorium where academic symposia and public talks are held.

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Spring outreach at SLCU

May 30, 2014

Researchers at SLCU have had a busy spring participating in several public engagement events aimed at future plant scientists and the general public.

The Transformational Role of Plants in meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge, 14.00, Saturday 17 May 2014

May 01, 2014

M.S. Swaminathan will give a talk at SLCU on the critical role plant science plays in tackling the challenge of world hunger.

Festival of Plants Panel Discussion: Biotechnology and Genetic Modification – a Mature Conversation

May 01, 2014

On Friday 16 May at 16:00, SLCU will host a debate in Cambridge on the potential of GM crops in agriculture in developing countries.

'Today has encouraged me to be a scientist!'

Mar 04, 2014

SLCU aims to inspire the next generation of plant scientists.

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