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Wageningen Seed Lab

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We just placed our new group photo on our website

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New WSL publication: Abscisic acid (ABA) sensitivity regulates desiccation tolerance in germinated Arabidopsis seeds

New WSL publication: Abscisic acid (ABA) sensitivity regulates desiccation tolerance in germinated Arabidopsis seeds | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

New WSL publication in New Phytologist by Julio Maia, Bas Dekkers, Miranda Dolle, Wilco Ligterink and Henk Hilhorst

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Germinator

Germinator | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

New version of the scripts for high-througput automatic scoring and evaluation of germination

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New Frontiers in Anhydrobiosis - Scientific program

New Frontiers in Anhydrobiosis - Scientific program | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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Two WSL talks at the New Frontiers in Anhydrobiosis workshop:

 

Maria Cecilia D Costa with "Identification of conserved desiccation tolerance genes in orthodox-seeded species and resurrection plants"

 

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Julio Maia with "Abscisic Acid (ABA) sensitivity regulates desiccation tolerance in germinated Arabidopsis seeds"

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Homepage of Thesis of Thu-Phuong Nguyen

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WSL PhD defence: Thu-Phuong Nguyen "Seed dormancy and seed longevity, from genetic variation to gene identificatio

WSL PhD defence: Thu-Phuong Nguyen "Seed dormancy and seed longevity, from genetic variation to gene identificatio | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Unfortunately the site is in Dutch but Thu-Phuong Nguyen will defend her thesis on the 26th of Februari at 14.30 in Utrecht

 

Promotie van Thu-Phuong Nguyen van de Universiteit Utrecht, faculteit Bètawetenschappen, Seed dormancy and seed longevity: from genetic variation to gene identification

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Ronny Joosen as nominee for the best PhD thesis cover 2013

Ronny Joosen as nominee for the best PhD thesis cover 2013 | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Never before has the university produced as many theses as in the last year (or the best part of it). As many as 271 PhD candidates completed a thesis this year and received their PhD for it. Enough choice, then, for the Cover Prize of 2013.

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You still have 4 days to vote for the best PhD thesis cover of Wageningen. My favorite cover (not completely objective) is at the 4th spot at the moment, so there is still something to improve ;).

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Genetical Genomics of Plants: From Genotype to Phenotype | BenthamScience

Genetical Genomics of Plants: From Genotype to Phenotype | BenthamScience | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

By Ronny V.L. Joosen, Wilco Ligterink, Henk W.M. Hilhorst and Joost J.B. Keurentjes

Book chapter (updated report of an review-article published in 2009)

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2nd Dutch Seed Symposium

2nd Dutch Seed Symposium | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

The symposium is an initiative of the Dutch companies involved in the plant breeding and seed technology as united in Plantum.

Date: Tuesday 1 October 2013

Time: 09.30 - 16.00 hours (including lunch)

Location: Hof van Wageningen, Lawickse Allee 9, Wageningen

Entrance fee: € 100,- p.p.

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Bing Bai's curator insight, October 12, 2013 11:48 AM

Talk: The role of seed stored mRNAs and their translation in control of seed dormancy and germination

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Technology hotels | Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL)

Technology hotels | Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL) | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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There is a new application round for Technology 'Hotels'. This is an opportunity to get financial and practical support in the application of high-end research technologies in biology research. So if you are working in a public-private research project in the Netherlands, check out this website to see what the opportunities are to get additional funding to do for example additional transcriptomics, metabolomics or high-throughput phenotyping analysis in your project. The deadline for applications is the 1st of October.

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Thesis of Noorullah Khan

Thesis of Noorullah Khan | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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Here you can download Noorullah Khan's thesis

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Recordings of PhD defence of Noorullah Khan

Recordings of PhD defence of Noorullah Khan | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

See the recordings of Noorullah Khan's PhD defence ceremony of the 3nd of September 2013.

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Noorullah Khan: Genetic and Physiological Quality of Tomato Seed and Seedlings

Noorullah Khan: Genetic and Physiological Quality of Tomato Seed and Seedlings | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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On the 3rd of September at 13.30 Noorullah Khan will defend his thesis in Wageningen, NL

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First announcement for the planned Seed Longevity Workshop in 2015

First announcement for the planned Seed Longevity Workshop in 2015 | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
ISSS_2015_FLYER The ISSS workshop on Seed Longevity will be organised in Gatersleben (Germany) from 7-10 July 2015.
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Dies Natalis Symposium

Dies Natalis Symposium | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Recordings of the symposium in conjunction with the Dies Natalis of Wageningen University with at 1.14.10 a presentation by WSL member Maria Cecilia Dias Costa about resurrection plants

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Upcoming thematic issue of Seed Science Research

Upcoming thematic issue of Seed Science Research | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

UPCOMING THEMATIC ISSUE
Seed Science Research (SSR) will publish a thematic issue on seed dormancy, one of the most widely studied seed traits, in order to present to the readership a cross-section of ongoing research in this field.
The Guest Editor Dr Leónie Bentsink (Wageningen University, The Netherlands) will invite authorities in the field to make a contribution on all aspects of seed dormancy, from genes to the environment, and in any preferred format, including reviews, short updates, original research articles and opinion papers.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displaySpecialArticle?jid=SSR&bespokeId=8016

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WSL member Dr Leónie Bentsink will be Guest Editor for an upcoming thematic issue fo Seed Science Research on seed dormancy

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Dies Natalis Symposium

Dies Natalis Symposium | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
A symposium precedes the official Dies celebrations.
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WSL member, Maria Cecília Dias Costa will give a short presentation at the symposium preceding the Dies Natalis of Wageningen University

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The 11th Conference of the International Society for Seed Science (ISSS)

The 11th Conference of the International Society for Seed Science (ISSS) | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
The 11th Conference of the International Society for Seed Science (ISSS) will be held in Longhua internation Hotel at 2014-09-15 . About the Conference, meeting schedules, notices, accommodation, conference information, hotel reservations, travel.
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New Frontiers in Anhydrobiosis - Home page

New Frontiers in Anhydrobiosis - Home page | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Interesting workshop on the molecular aspects of desiccation tolerance

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Thesis cover of Ronny Joosen nominated for WUR thesis cover of the year

Thesis cover of Ronny Joosen nominated for WUR thesis cover of the year | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

The Thesis cover of Ronny Joosen was nominated for WUR thesis of the year. If you agree with us that this is really the most beautiful thesis cover of the year, please vote for him on this website.

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Nice article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine with Richard Immink of the Physiology of Flower Bulbs Chair

Nice article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine with Richard Immink of the Physiology of Flower Bulbs Chair | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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Dormancy 2013 - Dormancy 2013

Dormancy 2013 - Dormancy 2013 | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

With on the 7th of November:

 

Lecture 6.1 : Henk Hilhorst

Seed dormancy, stress tolerance and longevity contribute to the fitness of seeds through highly overlapping signaling pathways.

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SOL 2013: Scientific program

SOL 2013: Scientific program | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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With on October 15 Tuesday in Session V. Systems Biology:


Wilco Ligterink (Wageningen University, The Netherlands):
Deciphering complex genetic control of tomato seed quality by
integration of phenotypic and metabolic profiling

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SOL 2013

SOL 2013 | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
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10th Solanaceae Conference in Beijing, China from October 13-17, 2013

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Thesis defence Noorullah Khan: Genetic and Physiological Quality of Tomato Seed and Seedlings

Thesis defence Noorullah Khan: Genetic and Physiological Quality of Tomato Seed and Seedlings | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Tomorrow at 13.30 in the Aula in Wageningen. If you cannot come to Wageningen, but still want to see the defence you can have a look at: http://wurtv.wur.nl/P2GPlayer/SSLViewer.html?source=LIVE&multimediaServer=http://mediaserver.wur.nl&presentationServer=http://wurtv.wur.nl/presentations/AulaTV&publishingpoint=AulaTV

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