Centre for Novel Agricultural Products

Research


The Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (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

Ian Graham interviewed on Radio 5 live and podcast

Secret to making renewable energy from wood? The digestive system of the gribble may hold the key!

Biofuels from marine bugs

2 new Networks in Industrial Biotechnology awarded! Congratulations to Ian Graham and Simon McQueen-Mason, who will each lead a phase II NIBB.

New bioeconomy initiative launch in York BioYork established.

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

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