Friday, November 21, 2014

Philippines: Carbohydrate metabolism expert from Rothamsted Research joins the November Young Researchers Lunch

The Young Researchers' Lunch for November hosted Matthew Paul, a plant biologist at Rothamsted Research, UK. Dr. Paul, who also visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to present a seminar on his research on trehalose signaling, discussed various aspects of signaling pathways, biochemical analysis, and the use of transgenics for understanding biochemical pathways in plants with IRRI researchers.

Participants were Zilhas Jewel, Shanta Karki, Ronald Tapia, Anca Macovei, Niteen Kumar, and Akshaya Biswal.

The Young Researchers Lunch is a monthly meeting for NRS and AFSTRI scientists who are in the early stages of their career. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for discussions with senior scientists on a range of topics including science and career paths.

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