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Researchers show how plants tell the time

Researchers show how plants tell the time

Published in Nature magazine, an article authored by researchers in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, led by Dr Alex Webb, describes how sugars produced by photosynthesis set the time of the internal body clock of plants.

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Research seminars

Seminars are generally held on Thursdays at 1pm in the Large Lecture Theatre (LLT).  Attendance to all seminars, both external and internal is strongly encouraged within the Department. 

We ask external speakers to try and spend the whole day in the department meeting graduate students, post-docs, and early career researchers. It is a great way for members of the department to get insight into research, to meet future employers, and network more generally.

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