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“Biotechnology & Biodiversity – towards Biotechnoversity?” – now online

Christian’s talk at the Plant Diversity & Seed Heritage event organized by Swissnex San Francisco can now be viewed online. It starts at about 39 min. into the video (chapter 9) and is preceded by a highly educational talk about crop diversity and biotechnology by agricultural scientist Kent Bradford.

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Natural Arabidopsis brx loss of function alleles confer root adaptation to acidic soil – slides with voiceover

Movie of slides with voiceover of Christian’s talk at the Brassinosteroid Conference 2012 about our work published here:

Bojan Gujas, Carlos Alonso-Blanco and Christian S. Hardtke (2012): Natural Arabidopsis brx loss of function alleles confer root adaptation to acidic soil. Current Biology, Vol. 22: pp. 1962-1968.

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Hormones are hormones, but Brachypodium is not Arabidopsis – slides with voiceover

Movie of slides with voiceover of Christian’s talk at the IPGSA meeting 2013 about our Brachypodium work, published that day:

David Pacheco-Villalobos, Martial Sankar, Karin Ljung and Christian S. Hardtke (2013): Disturbed local auxin homeostasis enhances cellular anisotropy and reveals alternative wiring of auxin-ethylene crosstalk in Brachypodium distachyon seminal roots. PLoS Genetics, doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003564.

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Christian’s talk on Gene Green Technology & Education now online

This talk was part of the “Fachtagung Grüne Gentechnik” organized by the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center. Also check out the other presentation videos of that day here, and additional materials here. And by the way, sorry for my bumpy German, 16 years abroad start to take their toll 😉