Former Centre Director elected as a Fellow of Australian Academy of Science

May 23, 2016
Filed under: Media,News — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 10:35 am

The Centre congratulates former Centre Director Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher on his induction today as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences. This is a worthy recognition for Geoff’s long distinguished contribution to cereal chemistry, and his research into plant cell walls that culminated with the establishment of the ARC Centre of Excellence in […]

New paper: Regulation of Meristem Morphogenesis by Cell Wall Synthases in Arabidopsis

May 20, 2016
Filed under: Media,New Publications,News — Tags: , , , — Stav Manafis @ 1:06 pm

ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls‘ scientists have mapped changes in composition of plant cell walls over space and time, providing new insights into the development and growth of all plants. A paper titled Regulation of Meristem Morphogenesis by Cell Wall Synthases in Arabidopsis which is published in the journal Current Biology, characterises […]

Centre success in recent ARC Linkage round

May 11, 2016

Prof. Vincent Bulone, Prof. Mike Gidley and A/Prof. Jason Stokes have recently been awarded Linkage Grants for 2016. The three independent projects, worth $1.71 million over 3 years, build on work produced in the CoE. Prof. Bulone’s project continues an existing collaboration with Carlsberg Breweries, and brings in new partners Coopers Brewery and La Trobe […]

Australia Day Honour for Prof M. Anderson

January 28, 2016
Filed under: News — Tags: — Stav Manafis @ 12:17 pm

Centre’s Scientific Advisory Committee member Professor Marilyn Anderson from La Trobe University was named Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her distinguished service to science, and to higher education, particularly to biochemistry and molecular biology, as an academic and researcher, and to professional associations. The Centre would like to congratulate Marilyn on her achievement […]

Special Feature – Biofuels in SA

December 7, 2015

SA’s biggest newspaper, The Advertiser, recorded and produced a special feature on biofuels in SA. The video and article stars SA node leader Associate Professor Rachel Burton, with help in the lab from PhD student Kendall Corbin. In the article, Associate Professor Burton discusses the use of Agave and grape marc in biofuels and how […]

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