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26 Jun 2013
Scientists from the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute will this week unveil a series of living displays explaining the role of genes and genetics at the University’s Botanic Garden.
27 Jul 2012
Scientists from the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute have teamed up with researchers in the USA to use a new technique to sequence the genes of the plant Arabidopsis. This approach, which allows researchers to see exactly where a plant's genes end, could be applied to crops in the hope of boosting efforts to breed new varieties.
05 Mar 2010
Dundee scientists studying how plants control the time at which they flower have uncovered an unusual form of gene control that could have implications for both plant and medical science. Researchers at the University of Dundee and SCRI have been studying the genes that determine the time at which a plant will flower.
07 Sep 2009
Researchers at the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee are embarking on a £1million project to unlock the secrets of a form of gene regulation that appears to play a role in processes as varied as the flowering of plants to why humans develop some cancers.