ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls

October 24, 2011
Filed under: News — Tags: , — Karen Chance @ 6:01 am

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls is a seven year collaboration between the Universities of Adelaide, Melbourne and Queensland in partnership with SA State Government and seven international institutions. Established in 2011 with $20.5 million funding from the Australian Research Council and $11.5 million from the partner institutions, the Centre is hosted […]

Cheers – a beer to save water

October 20, 2011
Filed under: News — Tags: , — Karen Chance @ 3:15 am

ADELAIDE researchers have developed an improved variety of malting barley sure to please beer lovers. And¬†the improved malting barley¬†could reduce the amount of water involved in brewing beer by up to 40 per cent. The team, led by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Wall Biology director Professor Geoff Fincher, developed the […]

Immunolabelling Workshop for Transmission Electron Microscopy

August 30, 2011
Filed under: News — Tags: — Karen Chance @ 1:35 am

The workshop was held from Tuesday the 30th through to Wednesday the 31st August 2011, at Adelaide Microscopy, and was attended by 8 research staff and postgraduate students from the University of Adelaide, Flinders University and the University of South Australia. The workshop covered a review of the history of the technique; specimen preparation, including […]

Australian Sorghum Research Group Meeting (AusSORGM)

August 20, 2011
Filed under: News — Tags: , — Karen Chance @ 1:34 am

Geoff Fincher, Riksfardini Ermawar and Natalie Betts attended the 17th annual Australian Sorghum Research Group Meeting in early August. The conference was well attended by diverse members of the industry. They heard about recent progress in the fields of plant breeding; molecular biology; genetic techniques; biosecurity; physiological modelling; and pathology. Dinie gave a well-received talk […]

Another 1.25 million

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Karen Chance @ 1:31 am

The ARC has awarded the Centre of Ecellence a further 1.25 million dollars towards Early Career Researchers (ECRs).

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