Weird and wonderful symbioses

At the John Innes Centre, many of us work on the interactions between plants and bacteria. Most people automatically think of these interactions as harmful and disease-causing (The Sainsbury Laboratory, amongst others, study these). However, plenty of us are more interested in interactions that benefit the plant, not hinder it. These interactions include symbioses. Symbiosis,…Read more Weird and wonderful symbioses

NoCaSS 2013

Last year, fellow JIC blogger Annis Richardson and I decided we wanted to set up and run a new student conference. As you may have read on this blog before, one of the perks of being a PhD student is getting to attend conferences where you present and discuss your work with colleagues, and hear…Read more NoCaSS 2013