• Introducing Davies Kaimenyi
    by Andrew Lawn on December 1, 2019 at 09:00

    In the first of a new series introducing some of the scientists here at The Sainsbury Laboratory, we spoke to PhD student Davies Kaimenyi about the work he’s doing and his career so far. “My name is Davies Kaimenyi and I am a […]

  • GM potato trials point to blight resistant crops of the future
    by Andrew Lawn on November 29, 2019 at 15:06

    A genetically modified potato with improved tuber quality and resistance to the devastating disease late blight has progressed successfully through the latest stage of trials. The field trials follow successful lab experiments to modify […]

  • Three TSL researchers named in global highly-cited list
    by Andrew Lawn on November 20, 2019 at 11:29

    Three scientists at The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) are included in this year’s Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its sixth year, the list recognises the most influential researchers on a global scale, representing those […]

  • 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.