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Why physical scientists and biologists should interact!

Why physical scientists and biologists should interact!

24 July 2013

26 June 2012 The Sainsbury Laboratory hosted a one day physical biology symposium highlighting ways in which collaboration between physical scientists and biologists can aid research.

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Computational Biology Workshop

24 July 2013

20-31 August, 2012 A group of 30+ invited scientists from around the world who use computational modelling in studying plant and animal biology attended the second annual computational biology workshop at the Sainsbury Laboratory. Schedule of Speakers : Monday 20 August 14.00 Induction programme for invited attendees...

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Plant Sciences Research Days

Plant Sciences Research Days

24 July 2013

5-6 December, 2012 The Sainsbury Laboratory hosted a two-day Plant Sciences Research Symposium in December. This event was the annual research retreat of the Plant Sciences Department and featured a series of research talks, a PhD student poster session and an evening flip-chart discussion session.

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Dynamics Networks in plant biology

Dynamics Networks in plant biology

24 July 2013

The Sainsbury Laboratory hosted an academic symposium focusing on dynamic networks in plant biology. Featuring early career scientists from around the world as speakers, this event was free to attend. A timetable of the talks is below: T uesday 21 May, 2013 12:50-13.10 Welcome and introduction Professor Ottoline Leyser...

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Dr James Locke wins the CSB2 Prize in Systems Biology

Dr James Locke wins the CSB2 Prize in Systems Biology

19 July 2013

Dr James Locke, Group Leader at the Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU), was awarded the Merrimack-CSB 2 Prize in Systems Biology this week at the International Conference on the Systems Biology of Human Disease 2013 in Heidelberg, Germany. The Prize, sponsored by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, is awarded to a...

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