The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Lecture Collection

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Created: 2015-02-23 16:47
Institution: Sainsbury Laboratory
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The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School is a unique opportunity for first year undergraduates to discover the challenge and opportunities of studying plant science, through talks from leading scientists, careers sessions, eye-opening practicals and thought-provoking discussions with researchers and peers.

This collection brings together highlights of the lecture programme.
 

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Dr Cristobal Uauy - Taking the genetic brakes off wheat production

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Dr Cristobal Uauy of the John Innes Centre speaks about his work using the latest understanding of wheat genetics to increase the yield of wheat for the world's poorest...

Collection: The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Lecture Collection

Institution: Sainsbury Laboratory

Created: Thu 1 Dec 2016


Dr Ed Mitchard - Measuring Forests from Space

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Dr Ed Mitchard of the University of Edinburgh speaks about his work developing new methods to map changes in forests, especially using radar and LiDAR data, with a view to...

Collection: The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Lecture Collection

Institution: Sainsbury Laboratory

Created: Thu 1 Dec 2016


Prof Giles Oldroyd - Engineering the nitrogen symbiosis for smallholder farmers in Africa

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Western agricultural systems are reliant on the application of inorganic nitrogen fertilisers to greatly enhance yield. However, production and application of nitrogen fertilisers...

Collection: The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Lecture Collection

Institution: Sainsbury Laboratory

Created: Tue 17 Mar 2015


Prof Johnathan Napier - Fish oils and seeds for healthy foods

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Omega-3 fatty acids - obtained from fish oils - are vital for human health, but there is no sustainable production system in place for them. Fisheries are not run sustainably, and...

Collection: The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Lecture Collection

Institution: Sainsbury Laboratory

Created: Tue 17 Mar 2015


Thinking like a vegetable: How plants decide what to do

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Professor Ottoline Leyser, Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, speaking at the Gatsby Plant Science Summer School 2015.

Collection: The Gatsby Plant Science Summer School Lecture Collection

Institution: Sainsbury Laboratory

Created: Fri 20 Nov 2015