Back to back papers for Centre staff

June 29, 2017
Filed under: New Publications — Emma Drew @ 3:40 pm

Researchers at the Victorian node of the Centre, and Dr Carolyn Schultz (who just completed a 1 year sabbatical with the Adelaide node) have recently published back to back papers in the Plant Physiology Journal. The first paper, titled “Pipeline to Identify Hydroxyproline-Rich Glycoproteins“, is an innovative bioinformatics pipeline to identify and classify a plant-specific […]

New paper in The Plant Journal

June 28, 2017
Filed under: New Publications — Emma Drew @ 3:03 pm

Adelaide researchers affiliated with our Centre have recently published a novel method to isolate individual tissues from mature and germinating barley grains. Germination is a highly complex process that involves many interactions between various tissues within the grain and this new technique allows, for the first time, germination to proceed in an intact grain before […]

Inaugural Centre Director named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

June 19, 2017
Filed under: News — Emma Drew @ 3:49 pm

Inaugural Centre Director and Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher, has been named Officer of the Order of Australia in the General Division (AO). Professor Fincher was recognised for distinguished service to science, and to education, in the area of plant genomics, as an academic, researcher and administrator, through scientific advisory roles, and to international professional societies. […]

UQ student success

May 22, 2017
Filed under: News — Tags: , , , — Emma Drew @ 11:21 am

Centre PhD student Ghanendra Gartaula, from the UQ node, is one of six finalists in the 2017 9th Annual Best Student Research Paper Competition of the American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI). The finalists were chosen from several student applicants based on their initial presentation slides and abstract. The first, second and third places at […]

UQ researcher takes the cake

Filed under: Events,Media,News — Tags: , , , , , — Emma Drew @ 10:34 am

Baking meets science in the most delicious way, with a range of new ‘good heart’ muffins developed by Centre scientists at the UQ node to meet the food standard guidelines for cholesterol-lowering properties. According to food scientist and keen baker Dr Nima Gunness, the UQ blueberry muffins contain around three grams of beta glucans – […]

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