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15 Dec 2016
A research group from CRAG discovers that one gene from Arabidopsis thaliana encodes for two essential proteins, one necessary for photosynthesis and another one necessary for embryo development....
15 Dec 2016
The CRAG researcher David Caparrós brings his experience in crop characterization in the project financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness The subprogram Retos-...
7 Dec 2016
The resolution of the 2015 call for Aid to infrastructures and scientific and technical equipment of the State Subprogram of scientific and technical infrastructures and equipment of the Spanish...
15 Nov 2016
CRAG offers 8 PhD research projects for developing a PhD under the INPhINIT “la Caixa” Doctoral Fellowship ProgrammeThe INPhINIT programme fellows will enjoy a 3-year doctoral employment contract and...
11 Nov 2016
●What CRAG seeks  The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is currently seeking for strong candidates to apply for researcher contracts under the Ramón y Cajal (RyC) program, for...
9 Nov 2016
The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) presents, within the framework of Science Week, a science divulgation book of sketches to explain its research.  CRAG actively...
7 Nov 2016
AdaptNET will drive the collaboration of the research teams in evolutionary genomics and will promote dissemination of scientific advances to all society.CRAG researcher, Sebastian Ramos-Onsins, is...
3 Nov 2016
Josep Casacuberta (left) and Pere Arús (right).FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) estimates that food production must increase by 70% in order to supply world's population...
25 Oct 2016
A scientific team has reconstructed the carnosic acid synthetic pathway in yeast cells. This is a natural and strong antioxidant found in Mediterranean plants such as rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis...
20 Oct 2016
On the 27th and 28th of September took place in Barcelona, the B-debate “Plant Proteostasis. Towards a Green Based industry”, led by CRAG researchers L. Maria Lois and Núria Sánchez-Coll. B-Debate,...
15 Jul 2016
Golden rice and common rice On the occasion of the recent news related to the social debate about GM crops (the letter signed by 110 Nobel Prizes asking Greenpeace to stop their campaign against...
13 Jul 2016
• Crosses between certain varieties of Asian and European rice will enable new salt-tolerant varieties to be developed.• The NEURICE project is coordinated by the University of Barcelona and...
4 Jul 2016
On 7th June, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in Parma received a package containing explosive material addressed to a scientist of its panel of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). EFSA...
23 Jun 2016
EPSR2016 poster session at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona. Bellaterra, 23nd of June 2016 Only few hours left to the closing of the European Plant Science Retreat (...
16 Jun 2016
The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is seeking to incorporate highly talented and motivated postdoctoral scientists that are interested in modern, multidisciplinary plant sciences...
23 May 2016
58 scientists in the field of life sciences become part of this organization in recognition of their contributions to scientific excellenceAna I. Caño-Delgado is the only Spanish female researcher...
10 May 2016
This week CRAG hosts the EFFAB and FABRE-TP annual meetings (Tuesday, May 10) as well as the FABRE-TP Scientific meeting (Wednesday, May 11), both in the Auditorium. The EFFAB (European Forum of...
6 May 2016
Researchers at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) and the University of California, Berkeley, discover that under stress conditions, chloroplasts send signals to the cell nucleus...
28 Apr 2016
The International “Severo Ochoa” PhD Program of the Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is advertising several PhD positions for 2016. This is a four-year program beginning in autumn/...
19 Apr 2016
El dissabte 30 d'abril de 10 a 14h el amants del dibuix podran passar un matí al CRAG on els investigadors del centre explicaran en què consisteix la seva tasca i com repercuteix en la societat. L’...
12 Apr 2016
• The article, published in the prestigious journal PNAS, explains at a molecular level why plants grow just before dawn in winter• The knowledge gained with this study could be useful to optimize...
5 Apr 2016
The H2020 project NEURICE, with participation of CRAG-CSIC researcher Blanca San Segundo, has kicked off this March. The main objective of the project is to develop strategies for rice...
24 Mar 2016
The European Plant Science Retreat (EPSR) is an international scientific conference for PhD candidates who perform a doctorate in the field of plant biology.From the 20th to the 23rd of June, the 8th...
11 Mar 2016
The new paper, published in Plant Physiology, challenges the present theories on epidermal trichome formation and point to TEMPRANILLO genes expressed in the mesophyll as key regulators for this...
26 Feb 2016
● What CRAG seeks The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is currently seeking a new Group Leader in the areas of computational genomic analyses, bioinformatics, systems biology,...
25 Feb 2016
CRAG participates in the Ibero-American team that has obtained the sequence of the Mesoamerican bean genome, which has been reported in the current issue of the journal Genome Biology....
12 Feb 2016
Ana Caño-Delgado, head of the Brassinosteroid Signaling in Plant Development research group and CSIC Assistant Professor at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG), in Barcelona, has...
2 Feb 2016
CRAG scientists led by Briardo Llorente and Manuel Rodriguez-Concepcion unveiled that tomatoes use a ‘recycled’ light-dependent mechanism to ‘see’ inside them and adjust their color to their ripening...
29 Jan 2016
A team of CRAG scientists has discovered a mechanism that relies on chaperones to 'decide' when to destroy or recycle proteins that become defective in chloroplasts. Chloroplast proteins are...