Reflecting on 2019 … looking ahead to 2020

16th December 2019

As we head towards the end of 2019, the CONNECTED Network is reflecting on some of the highlights of the year, and looking ahead to the next 12 months. Here are a few 2019 highlights in numbers: 1,300 network members & counting 3…

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Maize lethal necrosis: Assessing virus diversity and identifying uncharacterised viruses

12th December 2019

This is one of a series of articles about the 20 research projects for which CONNECTED provided pump-prime funding. A full set of articles about all 20 projects can be found here. Tracking genetic diversity and development of diagnostic tools for maize lethal…

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Skills boost for over 600 follows ‘amazingly successful’ vector and virus diagnostics training

5th December 2019

Early career researchers have declared a five-day introductory level vector and virus diagnostics course a resounding success. 18 delegates from 12 countries were awarded places on ‘The application of molecular diagnostics for plant virus surveillance,’ organised by the CONNECTED Network in partnership with…

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