Impact of increasing environmental CO2 on plant immunity
Dr E Luna-Diez, Dr G Kettles
6 January 2019
Global climate change, including anthropogenic activity, has raised atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) level significantly (~40%) from the pre-industrial era.
Targeting stress activated MAPK pathways in eukaryotic pathogens
Prof J Quinn
11 January 2019
Candida albicans is a major fungal pathogen of humans causing over 400,000 deaths per annum. Systemic Candida infections are difficult to treat as current anti-fungal drugs are limited and cause undesirable side-effects.