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  • DISCO releases interview series with project partners
    As part of the project’s communication activities, DISCO has produced a number of interviews with different members of the consortium. In this final stage of the project, the partners reflected on their activities and experiences within the project, the progress they made together and the results achieved.
    07/07/2017
  • From July 9th to 14th it’s all about Carotenoids
    The 18th International Symposium on Carotenoids will take place July 9 - 14, 2017 in Lucerne, Switzerland. The aim of the symposium is to offer a well-organised arrangement of plenary talks by leaders in the key fields of carotenoid research, alongside parallel sessions dedicated to specific research areas. Plenary lectures and parallel sessions will comprise of insightful presentations. A...
    04/07/2017
  • Go East! DISCO at the TERPNET conference
    The 13th international meeting on Biosynthesis, Function and Synthetic Biology of Isoprenoids (TERPNET 2017) will take place from July 16-20, 2017 in Dalian, Northeast China. TERPNET is an international affiliation of scientists working on all aspects of terpenes and isoprenoids. The research includes investigating the chemical structures and their biosynthetic mechanisms for assessing the...
    04/07/2017
  • How to translate research into practice? Key bottlenecks addressed at thematic workshop
    Prof. Fraser and Dr Nogueira from DISCO partner RHUL participated in a high value chemicals workshop held in York on June 27, 2017. The event was organized by the High Value Chemicals from Plants Network (HVCfPN) and aimed at addressing scale-up and biorefining. This area is directly aligned to DISCO activities and future directions of the consortium. The workshop participants discussed about...
    29/06/2017
  • Royal Setting for DISCO Film Production Part Two
    Following on from the successful filming of interview statements with Professor Ralph Bock and his PhD student Shreya Agrawal at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPI) in Potsdam (Germany) two weeks ago, the Eurice team visited the DISCO coordinator Professor Paul Fraser and his lab at Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL) on 13 June 2017 to conduct interviews with him...
    20/06/2017
  • Plant Physiology in Motion: Successful Filming of DISCO Interviews
    As part of the project communication activities, DISCO is currently producing interview clips with members of the DISCO consortium expressing their views on the results and impact of the project. The interviews will be featured on the project website soon.
    09/06/2017
  • Timisoara welcomes international experts in biochemistry and molecular biology
    From 7-9 June 2017, Timisoara - the future European Capital of Culture - welcomes researchers to the Annual International Conference of the Romanian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (RSBMB). The event is jointly organized by the RSBMB and three highly specialized Romanian universities: The Victor Babeş University of Medicine and Pharmacy, the West University of Timisoara and the...
    08/06/2017