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Plants are vital to human life and health and are essential to mitigate the effects of climate change. Due to their sessile lifestyle, plants have developed the ability to rapidly adapt their genome expression in response to environmental challenges. Multiple lines of evidence indicate that spatial (3D) organization of nuclear DNA is critical in this adaptation process and the Impact of Nuclear Domains On Gene Expression and Plant Traits (INDEPTH) network will decipher how nuclear architecture, chromatin organization and gene expression are connected and modified in response to internal and external cues. This is COST Action CA16212.
Download Interim Report (February 2020).
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February 16th 2021: PhD position to study the interplay between chromosome dynamics and meiotic recombination with Mathlide Grelon. More information here. Application deadline is April 10th.
February 15th 2021: 2-year postdoctoral contract to work on the recently-funded project: The rise of giant genomes in land plants: uncovering the evolutionary processes driving genome obesity (GIANTS). Download details here. Interested candidates should send a CV and a one-page motivation letter to Jaume Pellicer. email@example.com
February 12th 2021: A permanent junior research scientist position in epigenetics of nodulation has been opened by The French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment (INRAE) at the LIPME (Laboratory of Interactions Plants Microorganisms Environment). More details here. Contact Andreas Niebel for more details.
Up to €1500 is available for INDEPTH members from Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) to travel to an international meeting to represent their research alongside promotion of INDEPTH activities.
Details about available ITC grants can be found here
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The INDEPTH Cost Action is managed by a Core management team and includes members from across Europe and beyond.
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The activities of the INDEPTH COST Action are split into across five working groups (WG). Learn all about these different WGs here. Continue reading »
An important part of the activities of the COST Action involve scientific meetings and training opportunities that bring together scientists to build collaborations and to share their expertise. Continue reading »
The call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) of the COST Action INDEPTH: Impact on Nuclear Domains On Gene Expression and Plants Traits remained OPEN!
A review article from Workgroup 3 entitled 'Chromatin dynamics during interphase and cell division: similarities and differences between model and crop plants' has been published in the Journal of Experimental Botany.
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