A Centre of Excellence within the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds

The Centre



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.

Research fellowship opportunities in CPS. University Academic Fellowships in molecular and translational plant sciences. See the UoL 250 Great Minds website

Faculty Seminars

Dr Marlous HallUniversity of LeedsBig data to redefine cardiovascular disease: multi-morbidity profiles for acute myocardial infarction21st FebruaryHost: Chris GaleWorsley 9.87 at 13:00

Dr Andrew Truman John Innes CentreDiscovery and biosynthesis of bacterial peptides with antibacterial and anticancer activities21st FebruaryHost: Ryan SeipkeConference Auditorium 2 (GM.01) at 13:00

Professor Adam NelsonHow best to discover bioactive small molecules?22nd FebruaryWorsley 9.59 at 12:00





CPS Annual Symposium 2018,
Download the programme

CPS Annual Report 2016
Available here

Report, in PLANT CELL, on the impact of the Gatsby Plant Science Summer School: Inspiring the Next Generation of Plant Science Researchers

Latest Publications