Navigation Links
Agriculture: Africa's 'engine for growth'
Date:10/8/2009

This three-day international symposium is designed to bring together scientists from Africa, Europe and the USA to examine how new advances in plant science research and developing technologies can be used to the benefit of African agriculture. The symposium will present recent advances in plant science research and current views on innovations required for the development of agriculture in Africa, as well as analysis of how education may be enhanced to advance uptake of novel technologies. The meeting will bring together equal numbers of plant scientists, biotechnologists, agronomists, traditional breeders and educators from Africa and the rest of the world in order to discuss the role of novel, dynamic and relevant technologies and their applications in agriculture. In this way we aim to improve interactions between labs in Africa and other countries in research and education.

In addition, this meeting will provide tools for education. Videos and podcasts arising from this meeting will be linked directly to the AAB and Rothamsted websites.

There will be a funders' forum on the evening of Monday 12 October, hosted by Rothamsted International. On Tuesday evening, following the poster session, there will be a tour of the experimental plots at Rothamsted Research, together with a conference dinner at the Harpenden House Hotel.

Invited Speakers Include:

  • Lorna Casselton (The Royal Society, UK)
  • Wayne Powell (IBERS, Aberystwyth, UK)
  • David Howlett (DFID, Glasgow, UK)
  • Frank van Breusegem (Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) - Department of Plant Systems Biology, Belgium)
  • Marcelle Holsters (Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) - Department of Plant Systems Biology, Belgium)
  • John Pickett (Dept of Biological Chemistry, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK)
  • Julie Scholes (University of Sheffield-Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, UK )
  • Howard Atkinso
    '/>"/>

Contact: Sarah Blackford
s.blackford@lancaster.ac.uk
44-777-176-5335
Society for Experimental Biology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Clemson bioengineer uses nanoparticles to target drugs
2. CHEO RI study uses sophisticated genetic engineering to improve insulin-producing beta cells
3. Louisiana Tech University receives grant to advance women in engineering, science
4. Yale engineers track bacterias kayak paddle-like motion for first time
5. Siebel Foundation awards top UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students
6. Boston University engineer to use $2.5 million NIH grant to cells reaction to physical force
7. Sakayu Shimizu of Kyoto University recipient of 2009 Enzyme Engineering Award
8. Weeding out marijuana: Researchers close in on engineering recognizable, drug-free Cannabis plant
9. University of Miami receives NIH grant to support novel technology for tissue engineering
10. Engineering team to design and study liver mimics
11. Virginia Tech biomedical engineering team to study knee ligament sprains
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... The findings of a new study suggest two ways to ... work as well in obese women, compared to women of ... a one-size-fits-all method, researchers say, but as the population has ... pill works for obese women. Studies have consistently found that ... body, which may in turn affect how well the pill ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Kansas He calls himself the bug hunter, but ... can only be found and identified with special methods ... the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Kansas State ... discoveries, porcine enterovirus G, which is an important find ... virus in cells, but didn,t know what it was," ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014) Rice University researchers are using magnetic beads ... that can be used as microscale models for polymer ... polymers, introduced as theory in the 1950s, can be ... should be of interest to materials scientists who study ... by Rice chemical and biomolecular engineer Sibani Lisa Biswal ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women 2Researcher using next-generation sequencing to rapidly identify pathogens 2Researcher using next-generation sequencing to rapidly identify pathogens 3Seeing is bead-lieving 2
... Institutes of Health today is hosting the launch of ... poverty and human development, to coincide with the publication ... Seven of the most outstanding articles examining interventions and ... the poor are being presented at the event. The ...
... has joined forces with the world,s largest agribusiness ... an economical, green fuel alternative for cars. ... dollar deal between QUT, qutbluebox, Syngenta and Farmacule ... see the establishment of the "Syngenta Centre for ...
... of researchers led by a Fred Hutchinson Cancer ... to a disabling form of arthritis called ankylosing ... some or all of the spines vertebrae fuse ... two genes implicated in Graves disease, an autoimmune ...
Cached Biology News:NIH hosts event to launch Council of Science Editors' global theme issue 2NIH hosts event to launch Council of Science Editors' global theme issue 3Global deal fuels QUT's world-changing research 2Study reveals 2 genes linked to disabling arthritis 2Study reveals 2 genes linked to disabling arthritis 3
(Date:7/29/2014)... Tenn. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... in biomass feedstock supply innovation and supply chain ... proprietary feedstock management systems, Energy Grange™ and Supply ... of R&D and in-the-field testing aimed at consolidating ... offering benefits to landowners, farmers and feedstock end ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... SILVER SPRING, Md., July 29, 2014  United ... today announced its financial results for the ... "Our continued growth shows that our medicines ... from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)," said Martine ... Executive Officer. "The commercial launch this quarter ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... The prestigious "Discovery or Exploration in History ... to Juliana Hillis and Kaylie O’Connell, students at Stoneham ... an Egg, Everything: America’s First IVF Baby". This project ... National History Day program during a week-long final competition ... Washington, D.C. , The growing popularity of the assisted ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014 ... Biopsy System (LBS) zur Erfassung biologischer Daten ... Herzkranzgefäßen entwickelt und patentiert. Das LBS nimmt ... der Koronararterie des Patienten und sucht erhöhte ... hat das Potenzial, die Entdeckung und Entwicklung ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Genera Energy Introduces Proprietary Feedstock Management Systems 2Genera Energy Introduces Proprietary Feedstock Management Systems 3Genera Energy Introduces Proprietary Feedstock Management Systems 4United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) was the Subject of This Year’s Winning Entry for the Prestigious Library of Congress “Discovery or Exploration in History Award” 2In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) was the Subject of This Year’s Winning Entry for the Prestigious Library of Congress “Discovery or Exploration in History Award” 3PlaqueTec sichert sich CE-Kennzeichnung für Liquid Biopsy System - bahnbrechende Innovation zur Erfassung neuer biologischer Informationen aus erkranktem Herzkranzgefäß 2PlaqueTec sichert sich CE-Kennzeichnung für Liquid Biopsy System - bahnbrechende Innovation zur Erfassung neuer biologischer Informationen aus erkranktem Herzkranzgefäß 3PlaqueTec sichert sich CE-Kennzeichnung für Liquid Biopsy System - bahnbrechende Innovation zur Erfassung neuer biologischer Informationen aus erkranktem Herzkranzgefäß 4
... the French get away with a clean bill of heart ... answer to the so-called "French paradox" may be found in ... of resveratrol, a natural constituent of grapes, pomegranates, red wine ... international team of researchers. , Writing this week (June 3) ...
... Calif., June 3 Sunesis,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... development leadership team with the appointment of industry,veterans ... Research and,Development and Mary G. Bolton, M.D., Ph.D., ... Fox, Ph.D., has been promoted to Vice,President, Product ...
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.,(AMEX: YMI , ... identifies,develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide,today ... of its,anti-cancer drug nimotuzumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody ... at the 2008 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) ...
Cached Biology Technology:Agent in red wine found to keep hearts young 2Agent in red wine found to keep hearts young 3Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Expands Development Leadership Team to Focus on Late-Stage Development of Voreloxin (Formerly SNS-595) 2Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Expands Development Leadership Team to Focus on Late-Stage Development of Voreloxin (Formerly SNS-595) 3Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Expands Development Leadership Team to Focus on Late-Stage Development of Voreloxin (Formerly SNS-595) 4Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Expands Development Leadership Team to Focus on Late-Stage Development of Voreloxin (Formerly SNS-595) 5Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Expands Development Leadership Team to Focus on Late-Stage Development of Voreloxin (Formerly SNS-595) 6NIMOTUZUMAB CLINICAL DATA PRESENTED AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING 2NIMOTUZUMAB CLINICAL DATA PRESENTED AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING 3NIMOTUZUMAB CLINICAL DATA PRESENTED AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING 4
Request Info...
... is able to accept cell lines produced according ... cell lines must be accompanied by a certificate ... with the requirements of cGMP and that they ... or fungi. What are the benefits of the ...
Cells are grown in triple flasks or roller bottles. Viability and growth data are generated from a parallel representative culture....
... T7Select Packaging Extracts are optimized for maximum ... insert. The high efficiency extracts (> 109 ... to produce a library containing at least ... arms. The extracts are made from a ...
Biology Products: