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Last December Wageningen UR‘s Bioinformatics department announced that NWO Groen granted two of their applications. The projects “Harnessing the soil microbiome for improved stress tolerance in crop plants” (Marnix Medema) and “Exploitation of Copy Number Variation for rapid improvement of abiotic stress tolerance in crops” (Mark Aarts, co-applicant Dick de Ridder) will receive funding.
Wageningen UR organises a one-day symposium on Thursday June 18, with the title “From Big Data to Biological Solutions”. The focus of the day is on the interplay between state-of-the-art statistics and high-quality omics data: to maximise information content both aspects are of vital importance. An overview of the latest developments will be given by speakers from industry as well… Continue reading
Robert Hall, special professor Plant Metabolomics at DTL Partner Wageningen University, will be awarded the lifetime Honorary Fellowship of the international Metabolomics Society. Hall receives the fellowship in recognition of his role as a founding pioneer and continuous champion for the use of metabolomics as a powerful tool to better understand plant biochemistry, and as an acclaimed leader and servant… Continue reading
‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’ That is the mission of Wageningen University & Research. A staff of 6,500 and 10,000 students from over 100 countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.
The ten institutes that perform contract research together form the non-profit organisation Stichting (Foundation) Wageningen Research, which is part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. Though they are separate entities, they do work together in expert groups in various fields. The institutes of the Stichting Wageningen Research are: Wageningen Food & Biobased Research Wageningen Environmental Research Wageningen Bioveterinary Research Wageningen… Continue reading