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  • Potatoes in practice
    On 11th August, 2016, over 800 farmers, agronomists, industry representatives, scientists and policymakers made their way to Balruddery Research Farm, Dundee, to participate in the largest field-based potato event in the UK: Potatoes in Practice. Potatoes in Practice, hosted by the DISCO partner institution, the James Hutton Institute (JHI) in partnership with AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture...
    27/09/2016
  • Learning about Project Management
    A personal account of an Early Stage Researcher interning at Eurice
    16/09/2016
  • Subchromoplast Fractionation Protocol for Different Solanaceae Fruit Species
    A protocol manuscript (“Subchromoplast Fractionation Protocol for Different Solanaceae Fruit Species”) has been submitted by the coordinating institution of DISCO, RHUL and has been accepted in Bio-protocol. An accompanying video has also been provided with this manuscript. The article is open access and available via the following link:http://www.bio-protocol.org/e1861 This protocol allows the...
    15/08/2016
  • DISCO to be represented at the 9th Joint Natural Products Conference
    Prof Oliver Kayser and Laura Kohnen from the Technical University Dortmund will be representing DISCO at the upcoming 9th Joint Natural Products Conference held in Copenhagen (Denmark) from 24th-27th July, 2016. Laura will be presenting a poster entitled “Quantitative and qualitative investigation of Duboisia myoporoides R.BR.” focused on understanding the production and storage of scopolamine...
    22/07/2016
  • FOOD 2030: Research & Innovation for Tomorrow's Nutrition & Food Systems
    On October 12th -13th, 2016, just a few days before the World Food Day, the European Commission’s DG for Research and Innovation and the DG for Agriculture and Rural Development will host the “FOOD 2030: Research & Innovation for Tomorrow's Nutrition & Food Systems” conference in Brussels. This high level event seeks to support the creation of a coherent research and innovation policy...
    11/07/2016
  • DISCO partners Carmen Socaciu and Paul Fraser at the 8th Congress of Pigments in Food (PIF)
    While Prof. Carmen Socaciu from Proplanta chairs the 8th Congress of Pigments in Food, held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania from 28 June to 1 July 2016, Prof Paul Fraser from Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL) presents DISCO results and an overview of DISCO activities during the sessions. His first talk is scheduled for Wednesday and is titled “Genetic intervention approaches to the enhancement...
    28/06/2016
  • DISCO presentation at BREEDMAP 6 Symposium
    Representing the DISCO project, Prof. Oliver Kayser (Technical University Dortmund) and Friederike Ullrich (Boehringer Ingelheim) gave a talk on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 at the 6th International Symposium Breeding Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (BREEDMAP 6) titled “1H NMR- based metabolite profiling of tropane alkaloids in Duboisia spec”. Twenty years after first being held in...
    21/06/2016