A Centre of Excellence within the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds
The Centre for Plant Sciences in the Faculty of Biological Sciences is a centre for excellence in plant cell and molecular biology. Over 10 research groups are studying aspects of developmental and hormonal plant biology, comparative genomics, epigenetics & chromatin structure, cell walls & the plant cell secretory pathway, stress responses and crop science including nematode-resistant crops. The Centre has involvement in many European consortia and an extensive range of international collaborations including with the USA, India, Japan and China. Initiatives that involve CPS staff include Africa College - an international research partnership working to improve food security and The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Project that is active in promoting plant science and changing attitudes to plants.
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Report, in PLANT CELL, on the impact of the Gatsby Plant Science Summer School: Inspiring the Next Generation of Plant Science Researchers
Professor Tony Moore: The beauty and the beast of the alternative oxidases: from thermogenic plants to human parasites
20th March more
Professor Giles Oldroyd: TBC
27th March more
The Post-2015 Development Challenges in Africa: What does it mean for health?: This event is hosted by the Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS).
12th March more