Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council

Deadline: 28/06/2002
September 29, 2003

The BBSRC announces a call for proposals under a new initiative in Plant and Microbial Metabolomics.

The further development and application of metabolomic technologies will be essential to the success of post-genomic research. In particular, studies of plants and microbes will be important in identifying molecular determinants of food quality, safety and nutrition, and opportunities for the exploitation of novel metabolic products. The initiative builds on previous initiatives funded by the Council, eg Investigating Gene Function, as well as schemes such as JREI, JIF and SRIF.

A key feature of delivery will be collaborations between biologists, chemists or other physical scientists, engineers and bioinformaticians. With funding of £1.5M available, the initiative will establish one or two centres of excellence offering complementary metabolomic technologies.

Full details here
Address: BBSRC
Polaris House
North Star Avenue
Swindon SN2 1UH

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (27 July 2017)

It is not Luddism to be cautious about destroying an academic publishing industry that has served us well, says Marilyn Deegan

Hand squeezing stress ball
Working 55 hours per week, the loss of research periods, slashed pensions, increased bureaucracy, tiny budgets and declining standards have finally forced Michael Edwards out
Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado Denver

Creator of controversial predatory journals blacklist says some peers are failing to warn of dangers of disreputable publishers

Kayaker and jet skiiers

Nazima Kadir’s social circle reveals a range of alternative careers for would-be scholars, and often with better rewards than academia

hole in ground

‘Drastic action’ required to fix multibillion-pound shortfall in Universities Superannuation Scheme, expert warns