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    NoCaSS: Norwich-Cambridge Science Symposium 2023 

    On 24-25th April 2023, the Norwich-Cambridge Science Symposium (NoCaSS) was held at the Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge (SLCU).  NoCaSS, a student-led symposium, was first held in 2013, and aims to promote communication and collaboration between plant science research students from Norwich and Cambridge.   The conference is hosted on rotation, with Norwich and Cambridge taking turns, and...

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    JIC-TSL Student ASM 2023: A captivating showcase of student brilliance

    On Thursday 13th July, students from the John Innes Centre (JIC) and The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) gathered for the Student Annual Science Meeting (ASM). Enticed in by hot coffee, a warm auditorium, and most importantly, the chance to listen to cutting edge research presented by their fellow students.   This event is organised annually for students...

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    Why do plants produce oxygen?

    Every year, the John Innes Centre hosts the International Undergraduate Summer School, where students from various countries have the opportunity to spend 8 weeks learning and experiencing life here at the John Innes Centre in Norwich. Each student is hosted by a lab or group where they complete a research project to gain new skills.   ...

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    Meet Lesley Mitchenall, Research Assistant

    Earlier this year we met with Lesley Mitchenall, a Research Assistant in Tony Maxwell’s lab to find out more about her long and varied science career at the John Innes Centre. Lesley won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Research Institute Technician Awards in 2021 and also won the John Innes Centre Mentor Champion...

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    Inspiring future female leaders in wheat research

    Earlier this summer 31 female wheat researchers, took part in the third annual cross-institute career development and networking workshop as part of the Rosalind Franklin Women in Wheat Champions programme led by the John Innes Centre and The Sainsbury Laboratory

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    Alumni Career Stories: Dr Nick Gosman, My Scientific Family

    In a recent call for John Innes Alumni Mentors, we were delighted to hear from Dr. Nick Gosman, who offered to mentor current staff and students, and to share his own experiences of how mentoring and ongoing support has been key to his own career successes. As we launch the Alumni Mentors on the NBI...

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