Siobhan’s first year undergraduates at King’s College created a poster comparing animal and plant nutrient transport systems- and won second place! We think they get a first for creativity and the Madagascar movie theme.
Thomas Torode has a new paper out from his PhD in Leeds with Paul Knox.
Check out ‘Monoclonal antibodies directed to Fucoidan preparations from Brown Algae’ online now at PLoS ONE.
Welcome to JJ Chen, a Part III Systems Biology student!
JJ will work with Marco on growth laws and image analysis.
We have three new team members starting in October:
Thomas Torode is a new post-doc joining the group. He has just finished his PhD at the Unviersity of Leeds with the Knox group.
Excited to have them join! Welcome!!!!!
Our work is highlighted in this Institute of Physics booklet about Biological Physics! Find out more about the IOP at http://www.iop.org/
We are pleased to be welcoming two summer students this year:
Amy Roberts, a 3-4th year Engineering student
and Simon Butterworth, a 1-2nd year Natural Sciences student
Tomorrow Saturday the 17th, 2014; 10am until 7pm; Cambridge Botanic Garden.
Firas will be in The Plant Lab and I will be in the Marquee tent! Come along!
Learn about science and horticulture, flowers and trichomes.
A Ralph Lewin – F E Fritsch prize studentship is now available at the University of Cambridge, beginning in October 2014, and is available to UK and EU citizens. The Department of Plant Sciences, in conjunction with Downing College, is offering a range of projects in the field of Phycology.
We have a project available under this prize- so think about appying if it looks cool to you!
SLCU participated in the university’s Realise Program. You can read more at the link- it was a great day!
The Cambridge Science Festival has begun! This week the Schools Roadshow is taking science into UK schools (http://www.cam.ac.uk/science-festival/schools). I had a great time with the Owl Class at Bewick Bridge School in Cherry Hinton today 😀
More Science Fest fun to come (http://www.cam.ac.uk/science-festival)