18 April, 2018

Plant Sciences Program seminar - Dr. Matthew Reynolds

​Plant Sciences Program seminar - Dr. Matthew Reynolds​Pla​​nt Sciences Program seminar by Dr. Matthew Reynolds​, Global Wheat Program, CIMMYT, Mexico

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09 February, 2017

New Salt Lab paper is out! - The genome of Chenopodium quinoa

​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​

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17 November, 2016

New Salt Lab paper is out! - Salinity tolerance loci revealed in rice using high-throughput non-invasive phenotyping

​New Salt Lab paper is out! - Salinity tolerance loci revealed in rice using high-throughput non-invasive phenotyping

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16 October, 2016

Plant Science Seminar - Dr. Bettina Berger

Plant Science Seminar by Dr. Bettina Berger - HTP phenotyping: From fancy toys to science

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02 October, 2016

Salt Tolerance by Mark Tester

​Prof. Mark Tester gives a presentation on Salt Tolerance, at the Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security conference, in Saskatoon Canada

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28 June, 2016

12th International Barley Genetics Symposium - Prof. Mark Tester

12th International Barley Genetics Symposium - Prof. Mark Tester

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15 June, 2016

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

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

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05 June, 2016

International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology - Prof. Mark Tester

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

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01 June, 2016

Gordon Research Conference 2016, Salt & Water Stress in Plants - Prof. Mark Tester

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

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23 May, 2016

Can we make plants grow in salty soil? - The Naked Scientists blog interviews Prof. Mark Tester and Dr. Sandra Schmoeckel

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

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22 March, 2016

Plant Science Seminar - Prof. Brian Forde

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

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19 April, 2015

Stephanie Saade joins Prof. Klaus Pillen's lab in Halle, Germany to investigate sheath hairiness and ear length in barley.

Stephanie Saade, from The Salt Lab, joins Prof. Klaus Pillen's lab in Halle, Germany to investigate sheath hairiness and ear length in barley.

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10 March, 2015

Prof. Mark Tester confirmed as an invited speaker at GFIA

Prof. Mark Tester confirmed as an invited speaker at GFIA, Abu Dhabi, on March 10th

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02 March, 2015

Prof. Mark Tester talks at the GCC's Forum to enhance Food Security and Support

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

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24 February, 2015

Nadia Al-Tamimi joins Plant Accelerator team to investigate salinity tolerance in rice

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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15 February, 2015

Prof. Mark Tester announced as an invited speaker at the Agriculture and Climate Change Conference

Prof. Mark Tester announced as an invited speaker at the Agriculture and Climate Change Conference

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01 February, 2015

New video released by the Salt Lab - Rapid inhibition of wheat leaf elongation by salt

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.

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17 November, 2014

Nouf O Alshareef, from the Salt Lab, wins the L'Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship Award

Nouf O Alshareef wins the L'Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship Award

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10 November, 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

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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01 November, 2014

Behind the Lab: New gene research in KAUST's Center of Desert Agriculture video

Prof. Mark Tester talks about his work with plants as KAUST's Associate Director of the Center of Desert Agriculture.

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