Tag: plants

Faces of Plant Cell Biology: Dr Christine Faulkner

Dr Christine Faulkner

Dr Christine Faulkner, project leader at the John Innes Centre, talks about plasmodesmata, her career and the highs and lows of science.    1) What is your research about? My research investigates how plant cells communicate with each other, especially…


How I became a plant cell biologist

Leaf with cells

This is a transcript of my three minute presentation at Science Oxford’s closing down event  ‘Science Oxford versus the Rest of the World’. I drew the images with the iPad app ‘Paper by Fifty Three‘. Hello. I am a plant…


Of blogging apps and plant memes


In other news, there is a new plant Tumblr on the block: The Annals of Botany ‘Understorey tumblr, which features short, entertaining and funny plant bits. For this I have been thinking about plant memes. So far I only managed…


Faces of Plant Science: Prof John Bryant

Check out “Functional Biology of Plants”, co-authored by John Bryant and Martin Hodson, on Facebook for current plant science news and discussions.  1) What is your research about?  I have now retired but when still doing research, I studied DNA…