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Interview with Howard Griffiths and Julian Hibberd in Cambridge University Research Horizons magazine


The Cambridge university ‘Research Horizons’ magazine focussed on the Plant Sciences, specifically on research surrounding food security. This included feature on the two Ideas Lab projects currently being carried out in the Cambridge plant science department; one of which is the CAPP project. You can read the article here. Advertisements

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Two Ideas Lab projects to improve the efficiency of photosynthesis in the Cambridge Plant Sciences Department.


The Ideas Lab has funded two projects which involve researchers in the Plant Sciences Department, Cambridge; Professor Howard Griffiths is heading the CAPP project, while Dr Julien Hibberd will play a pivotal role in a project aiming to  increase the efficiency of light harvesting by broadening the wavelengths of light, as used by bacteria, to power biophysical …

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Interview with Martin Jonikas in Nature this week


Nature Jobs have published a short interview with Dr Jonikas, discussing his path to photosynthesis research and the greatest challenges of running a lab! Read more here.

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JIC website news: CAPP project to go ahead


The John Innes Centre published a brief story describing the CAPP project, with a nice explanation of what the JIC does, and how the BBSRC and NSF are funded. The article can be found here.

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