Month: November 2017

New team members

We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the CONNECTED team. Dr Nina Ockendon-Powell joins us as Network Manager, sharing the role with Dr Diane Hird. Richard Wyatt is our new Communications Officer. Nina has a PhD in comparative transcriptomics, and brings recent…

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Review of cassava brown streak disease

A new review of cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) has just been published – ‘Cassava brown streak disease: historical timeline, current knowledge and future prospects’ by Tomlinson et al. Cassava is the second most important staple food crop in Africa, however crop productivity…

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