October 6th, 2016
In an interview with EMBL Australia Bioinformatics Resource, Professor Rudi Appels explains how sequencing the wheat genome will eventually lead to improved wheat varieties with important agricultural traits, such as yield increase, stress response and disease resistance.
June 15th, 2016
Murdoch University researchers have played a crucial role in research that will revolutionise the world’s wheat growing community. The researchers have co-led a decade long world-wide effort to understand the wheat genome through the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC). Having completed quality control on the completed wheat genome, the IWGSC is now making this […]
September 9th, 2015
The next generation of science leaders have been guided by a Murdoch University professor to make a discovery about the proteins in sourdough which could help it to become more palatable for those with gluten sensitivities.
July 23rd, 2014
Murdoch University wheat researcher Professor Rudi Appels has played a key role in an international research project which has published the draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the prestigious journal Science.
May 27th, 2014
A new wheat quality discovery by a Murdoch University researcher has the potential to add one per cent or $50m to the $5bn wheat market in Australia.
October 22nd, 2013
Murdoch PhD student Hollie Webster beat senior researchers to receive a national prize for the best scientific paper for her work in wheat genomics.