New paper: Plants also suffer from stress

September 14, 2015
Filed under: New Publications — Tags: , , , , , , — Emma Drew @ 3:19 pm

Professor Staffan Persson, affiliated with the Melbourne node of the Centre, has recently had a paper published in the journal Cell. The paper titled, “A Mechanism for Sustained Cellulose Synthesis during Salt Stress,” discusses how the team identified a protein family that helps plants to grow on salt, and outlined a mechanism for how these proteins aid […]

New Centre Video

August 4, 2015

The Centre has just released a new Centre Overview video that can been seen through our website  or YouTube. Produced with Adelaide firm B-Smarter Pty Ltd, the video is the latest step in a progressive update of our web presence.

Runner up in AusSMC image competition

July 29, 2015
Filed under: Media,News — Tags: , , , , , — Emma Drew @ 12:01 pm

Recently, Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC),established the Scimex Multimedia Hub of images, graphics, footage and audio to help make sciences stories more intersting. To celebrate the launch of this hub, AusSMC ran an image competition for its supporters. An image of Arabidopsis stigma stained with Direct Yellow by Dr Matthew Tucker from the Adelaide node of […]

Centre Meeting: Adelaide 2013

February 5, 2013
Filed under: Events,News — Tags: , , — Emma Drew @ 3:42 am

The South Australian node hosted the first Centre meeting of 2013. Presentations and poster sessions by Centre staff and students kept everyone thinking science for these two days! Invited guests speakers included: Associate Professor Markus Pauly from Partner Organisation, The Energy Biosciences Institute (USA) Dr Kay Trafford from the National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge […]

ARC CoE PCW Staff host Urrbrae High School Students.

December 11, 2012
Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Karen Chance @ 2:34 pm

On November 21st and 22nd Get into Genes hosted 200 Year 8 students from Urrbrae High School as part of their “Food Sustainability Challenge” tour. They were hosted in 5 sessions for 1.5hrs in groups of 40 over the 2 days. The students were given a talk for 30 minutes followed by 1 hour of […]