• Doctoral Training Partnership studentships at TSL
    by Simon Foster on November 4, 2019 at 09:26

    The Norwich Research Park Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership offers PhD studentships at one of the largest, successful centres for biological and biotechnological research and training in Europe. The Partnership has an international […]

  • Recycling at TSL
    by Andrew Lawn on November 1, 2019 at 09:00

    After scientists found plastic polluting the fossil record, and christened this ‘The Age of Plastic’, we spoke to one of our environmental champions, Neil Stammars for an update on initiatives to lower the amount of waste […]

  • Major funding boost for bioscientists of the future
    by Andrew Lawn on October 28, 2019 at 13:30

    Norwich Research Park Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership (NRPDTP) has been awarded £12 million to train the next generation of bioscientists. The funding award means the NRPDTP, with additional funding from Partners and […]

  • Rice blast fungus discovery will drive crop innovation
    by Andrew Lawn on October 16, 2019 at 08:21

    A secret weapon used by the killer rice blast fungus to infect host plants has been discovered in new research. The post Rice blast fungus discovery will drive crop innovation appeared first on The Sainsbury Laboratory.

  • Plant Transformation at TSL
    by Andrew Lawn on October 1, 2019 at 08:00

    We sat down with Matthew Smoker and Jodie Taylor to find out what The Sainsbury Laboratory’s Plant Transformation team do and why they do it. The post Plant Transformation at TSL appeared first on The Sainsbury Laboratory.

  • Complete genome of devastating soybean pathogen assembled
    by Andrew Lawn on September 30, 2019 at 15:00

    An international research collaboration has successfully assembled the complete genome sequence of the pathogen that causes the devastating disease Asian soybean rust. The research development marks a critical step in addressing the threat […]

  • Researchers reveal plant defense toolkit and insights for fighting crop diseases
    by Andrew Lawn on August 22, 2019 at 15:00

    International study provides a blueprint for disease surveillance in plants The post Researchers reveal plant defense toolkit and insights for fighting crop diseases appeared first on The Sainsbury Laboratory.

  • European science community urges rethink on genome editing
    by Andrew Lawn on July 25, 2019 at 08:05

    Scientists from The Sainsbury Laboratory and the John Innes Centre joined colleagues from across Europe in calling for an urgent rethink of legislation restricting use of genome editing technology The post European science community urges […]

  • Scientists discover a novel perception mechanism regulating important plant processes
    by Andrew Lawn on July 10, 2019 at 17:02

    An international research team has revealed a novel mechanism for the perception of endogenous peptides by a plant receptor. The discovery of this activation mechanism sets a new paradigm for how plants react to internal and external cues. […]

  • World not prepared for next plant health emergency, scientists warn
    by Andrew Lawn on June 27, 2019 at 18:00

    Scientists at The Sainsbury Laboratory, along with partners at CIAT, the John Innes Centre and elsewhere warn that we are not fully prepared to tackle the rise in new epidemics of plant diseases. In a paper published in Science, Professor […]