News

2/9/2017
​New Salt Lab paper is out! - David E. Jarvis, Yung Shwen Ho, Damien J. Lightfoot, Sandra M. Schmöckel, Bo Li, Theo J. A. Borm, Hajime Ohyanagi, Katsuhiko Mineta, Craig T. Michell, Noha Saber, Najeh M. Kharbatia, Ryan R. Rupper, Aaron R. Sharp, Nadine Dally, Berin A. Boughton, Yong H. Woo, Ge Gao, Elio G. W. M. Schijlen, Xiujie Guo, Afaque A. Momin, Sónia Negrão, Salim Al-Babili, Christoph Gehring, Ute Roessner, Christian Jung, Kevin Murphy, Stefan T. Arold, Takashi Gojobori, C. Gerard van der Linden, Eibertus N. van Loo, Eric N. Jellen, Peter J. Maughan & Mark Tester. The genome of Chenopodium quinoa. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature21370​
11/17/2016
​New Salt Lab paper is out! - Salinity tolerance loci revealed in rice using high-throughput non-invasive phenotyping
10/16/2016
Plant Science Seminar by Dr. Bettina Berger - HTP phenotyping: From fancy toys to science
10/2/2016
​Prof. Mark Tester gives a presentation on Salt Tolerance, at the Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security conference, in Saskatoon Canada
6/28/2016
12th International Barley Genetics Symposium - Prof. Mark Tester
6/15/2016

Prof. Mark Tester talks at the Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security conference - Mobilization to the Developing World

6/5/2016

Prof. Mark Tester talks at the International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology 2016

6/1/2016

Prof. Mark Tester as invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference 2016, Salt & Water Stress in Plants

5/23/2016
​Can we make plants grow in salty soil? - The Naked Scientists show interviews Prof. Mark Tester and Dr. Sandra Schmoeckel
3/22/2016

Plant Science Seminar by Prof. Brian Forde from Lancaster University - Using small molecules (and a robot) to uncover environmental signalling pathways in roots

4/19/2015
Stephanie Saade, from The Salt Lab, joins Prof. Klaus Pillen's lab in Halle, Germany to investigate sheath hairiness and ear length in barley.
3/10/2015
Prof. Mark Tester confirmed as an invited speaker at GFIA, Abu Dhabi, on March 10th
3/2/2015
Prof. Mark Tester talks at the GCC's Forum to enhance Food Security and Support Small and Medium Farmers, which will take place on March 2, 2015 at the Fairmont Hotel Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi, UAE
2/24/2015
Nadia Al-Tamimi, from the Salt Lab, is currently a visitor at The Plant Accelerator and will work with The Plant Accelerator team for a minimum of 8 weeks.
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This project shows two wheat plants growing on a13 days timeline. You can see a clear inhibition of growth of wheat leaf in the two days, immediately after adding salt on day 9.
11/10/2014
Prof. Mark Tester gives a seminar at The Role of Global Plant Genetic Resources for Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in the Middle East Event, held at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, on November 10th
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11/1/2014
Prof. Mark Tester talks about his work with plants as KAUST's Associate Director of the Center of Desert Agriculture.
10/1/2014

Prof. Mark Tester works in collaboration with Dr. Caitlin Byrt on The Na+ transporter, TaHKT1;5-D, limits shoot Na+
accumulation in bread wheat publication