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Cambridge Science Festival 2013

Cambridge Science Festival 2013

Science on Saturday, 16 March, 2013 Thousands of people braved rain and wind to visit the Sainsbury Lab and other plant research institutions’ activities at the Cambridge Science Festival. A dozen SLCU researchers were on hand to over the course of the day to take members of the public through the Lab’s outreach displays...

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Dynamics of plant biology

Dynamics of plant biology

22-23 May 2012 The Sainsbury Laboratory hosted an academic symposium focusing on the dynamics of plant biology. Featuring early career scientists from around the world as speakers, the event attracted audiences from across Cambridge as well as researchers from other universities. A timetable of the talks is below: Tuesday...

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Jeff Schell prize

Jeff Schell prize

Arun Sampathkumar has been awarded the prestigious € 2,500 Jeff Schell prize for outstanding research undertaken during his PhD at The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology . Arun investigated the biosynthesis of cell walls during his PhD and was the lead author on the paper ‘Live cell imaging reveals...

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Why physical scientists and biologists should interact!

Why physical scientists and biologists should interact!

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

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

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

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

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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