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Plant Molecular Sciences

This research centre focuses on producing seeds and food for the world using innovative yet simple methods, making an impact on what people eat.

Research projects include European Network Consortia and in plant Systems and Synthetic Biology in close collaboration with staff in the Department of Computer Science.

The centre's research groups have collaboration projects with industrial and academic partners including Syngenta, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG, KWS SAAT AG, CABI, John Innes Centre, Rothamsted Research and with other universities as well as research centres in Europe and world-wide. 

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Find out which Plant Molecular Sciences projects you can get involved with as part of an MSc Biological Science by Research.

You can also see what PhD projects we have available here.

Academic Staff

Paul Fraser - Head of Centre

Laurence Bindschedler - Senior Lecturer in Plant Biochemistry

Laszlo Bogre - Professor of Plant Molecular Cell Biology

Paul Devlin - Senior Lecturer in Plant Molecular Biology

Alessandra Devoto - Reader in Molecular Plant Biology

Gerhard Leubner - Professor of Plant Biochemistry

Enrique Lopez - Senior Lecturer in Plant Development

Tony Stead - Senior Lecturer in Plant Biology

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