(BBSRC DTP CASE) Applying – omics methods to map the circadian matrisome
Dr J Swift, Dr Q-J Meng, Prof K E Kadler
31 January 2019
Circadian rhythm regulates and synchronises biological processes through a daily cycle. Molecular clocks in cells throughout the human body are entrained to a ‘master clock’ located in the hypothalamus, and cells in almost all tissues have been found to contain rhythmic genes.
Dissecting quantitative variation in the plant circadian clock
Prof S J Davis, Dr J Pitchford
7 January 2019
The seasonal timing of growth is critical for plant performance under both ecological and agricultural settings. The circadian clock holds a key place in such seasonal adaptation as crop adaptations to agriclimatic zones is realised.
Conserved circadian timekeeping mechanisms in eukaryotes
Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences
Dr G van Ooijen, Dr S Spoel
13 December 2018
Earth’s rotation around its axis causes daily changes to the environment, influencing the metabolism and physiology of organisms since the first life on earth.