Postdoc position at University of York (UK)

Postdoc position at University of York (UK)


A full-time postdoctoral Research Associate position is available (for up to 24 months) to work on a BBSRC Follow on Fund project "Targeting Plant Pathogens Through LPMO Gene Silencing”.
Contact: Professor Katherine Denby
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Inauguration of 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR UNASA and "UNASA 2019 Award" giving, 31 May 2019, Rovigo

Inauguration of 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR UNASA and "UNASA 2019 Award" giving, 31 May 2019, Rovigo

On 31 May 2019, the Accademia dei Concordi (Piazza VittorioEmanuele II, 14, Rovigo) will guest the inauguration of 2019 Academic Year UNASA with the Lectio Magistralis “L'AGRICOLTURA ITALIANANEL MONDO ATTUALE: IL RUOLO DELL'INNOVAZIONE” by Prof. Dario Casati. During the ceremony, the UNASA 2019...

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Many unreported crop pests and pathogens are probably already present

Many unreported crop pests and pathogens are probably already present

Biotic invasions threaten global biodiversity and ecosystem function. Such incursions present challenges to agriculture where invasive pest species cause significant production losses require major economic investment to control and can cause significant production losses. Pest Risk Analysis (PRA)...

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 71st International Symposium on Crop Protection (21 May 2019 - Ghent, Belgium)

71st International Symposium on Crop Protection (21 May 2019 - Ghent, Belgium)

The 71st International Symposium on Crop Protection takes place on Tuesday 21 May 2019. It will be a joint venture with the 14th IUPAC International Congress of Crop Protection Chemistry, which will be hosted in Ghent, Belgium at the International Convention Centre (ICC) from 19 to 24 May...

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Spinach Downy Mildew: Advances in Our Understanding of the Disease Cycle and Prospects for Disease Management

Spinach Downy Mildew: Advances in Our Understanding of the Disease Cycle and Prospects for Disease Management

Downy mildew on spinach is caused by Peronospora effusa, an oomycete pathogen that poses a challenge to spinach production worldwide, especially in organic production. Following infection, P. effusa produces abundant amounts of asexual sporangia. Sporangia become windborne and initiate new...

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Plant-necrotroph co-transcriptome networks illuminate a metabolic battlefield

Plant-necrotroph co-transcriptome networks illuminate a metabolic battlefield

A central goal of studying host-pathogen interaction is to understand how host and pathogen manipulate each other to promote their own fitness in a pathosystem. Co-transcriptomic approaches can simultaneously analyze dual transcriptomes during infection and provide a systematic map of the...

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1st AISSA#under40 Conference, 16-17 May 2019 -  San Donà di Piave (VE, Italy)

1st AISSA#under40 Conference, 16-17 May 2019 - San Donà di Piave (VE, Italy)


The 1st AISSA#under40 Conference will be organized in Donà di Piave (VE, Italy) within the event "TerrEvolute - Festival della Bonifica" (16-19 May 2019). The Conference, for the first time in Italy, will give to young scientists working in the field of agricultural sciences the possibility to...

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15 PhD positions in plant virology/HTS/bioinformatics (INEXTVIR project)

15 PhD positions in plant virology/HTS/bioinformatics (INEXTVIR project)


15 PhD positions in plant virology/HTS/bioinformatics are available within the INEXTVIR project (“Innovative Network for Next Generation Training and Sequencing of Virome” fundedby European Commission).The successful candidates will be hosted by a memberof a European Consortium of...

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