CNAP - Centre for Novel Agricultural Products

Research


CNAP is a highly distinctive academic environment undertaking a range of research activities many of which are aligned directly with societal needs. 

Individual research groups have specific expertise in particular areas, accessible by clicking on the individuals names in the left hand menu. The Plant Genome Facility underpins much of the research in CNAP.

In addition, there are larger strategic research programmes that involve more than one principal investigator.  Information relating to these programmes can be found by clicking on the main themes below.

CNAP Research Model 1 CNAP Research focus bioenergy
CNAP Research focus healthCNAP Research focus clean technology and phytoremediation‌‌CNAP Research focus food

 

 

Latest News

Poppy genome decoded DNA code of the opium poppy genome determined.

Poppy (x70)

Strengthening links with India: 2 major new research projects Funding secured by CNAP PIs.

Oilseed rape

Seeing the light: unlocking seed germination Key gene identified.

‌‌‌Arabidopsis

GINs to improve UK crops! Agri-Tech Strategy funding award for Ian Bancroft led OREGIN Network.

Wheat

Potential for strengthening natural plant defence to reduce crop waste Research by Katherine Denby and team with colleagues at Warwick published in ACS Synthetic Biology.

Contacts

CNAP Director, Professor Simon McQueen-Mason

CNAP Manager, Dr Caroline Calvert

CNAP, Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, York YO10 5DD, UK