Current projects led by CNAP with their own website
High Value Chemicals from Plants Network: http://www.york.ac.uk/hvcfp/
Lignocellulosic Biorefinery Network: http://www.york.ac.uk/lbnet/
The CNAP Artemisia research project: http://www.york.ac.uk/org/cnap/artemisiaproject/
Sustainable Liquid Biofuels from Biomass Biorefining (acronym SUNLIBB): http://www.sunlibb.eu/
SCPRID rice project: http://resilientrice.org/
Websites of other projects with CNAP participants:
The Arabidopsis Acyl-Lipid Metabolism collaboration (ARALIP): http://aralip.plantbiology.msu.edu/about
Multi purpose hemp for industrial bioproducts and biomass (MultiHemp): http://www.multihemp.eu/project/
Other useful links
BioVale: Building the Bioeconomy: http://www.biovale.org/index.php
Biorenewables Development Centre Ltd: http://www.biorenewables.org/
The Food and Environment Research Agency: http://www.fera.defra.gov.uk/
Biosciences Knowledge Transfer Network: https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/biosciencesktn
New breakthrough in battle to clean up land contaminated by munitions
Gene improves removal of TNT from contaminated soil: study just published in New Phytologist.
Plant 'chemical factory' discovery
New research published in PNAS suggests potential for utilisation of natural 'chemical factory' system within plant.
Welcoming Denby group
Brief introductions here.
Recognition of scientific excellence by EMBO
Ian Graham elected as a 2016 EMBO Member.
Congratulations to Ian on his election to the fellowship of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Congratulations to Ian, who is to receive the Biochemical Society's 2017 Heatley Medal and Prize in recognition of the quality and impact of his research.
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