CNAP has a wide ranging research portfolio and scientific expertise directly relevant to the improvement of existing crops and development of new crops for biorenewable and biofuel production. The aim in all these projects is to develop sustainable plant feedstocks without impacting negatively on food production and without harming the environment.
CNAP projects in this area include:
Secret to making renewable energy from wood? The digestive system of the gribble may hold the key!
2 new Networks in Industrial Biotechnology awarded! Congratulations to Ian Graham and Simon McQueen-Mason, who will each lead a phase II NIBB.
Poppy genome decoded DNA code of the opium poppy genome determined.
Strengthening links with India: 2 major new research projects Funding secured by CNAP PIs.
CNAP Director, Professor Neil Bruce
CNAP, Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, York YO10 5DD, UK