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Alison Ashby: Royal Society University Research Fellow. Council Member, British Mycological Society.

John Carr: Senior University Lecturer. Member, Network Group, BBSRC Plant and Microbial Sciences Committee; Member, Virology Group Committee, Association of Applied Biologists. Invited lectures: Meeting on Self-Defense Signaling Pathways In Plants, Tsukuba, Japan 2000; EMBO Workshop on Plant Virus Invasion and Host Defence, Crete 2000; British Society for Plant Pathology, Wye, 2000; Association of Applied Biologists, Dundee, 2000. Editorial boards of Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Molecular Plant Pathology and Annals of Applied Biology.

Julia Davies: University Lecturer. President’s Medal, Society for Experimental Biology 1996. Member, Organising Committee, 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology 1998. Invited speaker: Calcium 99; Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Exeter 2000 (also organised a session). Invited lectures at Goettingen, Aberdeen and Oxford Brookes Universities.

Christopher Gilligan: Personal Chair 1999. ScD (Cambridge) 1999; Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow 1998-99; President, British Society for Plant Pathology 2001. IACR Honorary Fellow 1998-2003; Member, BBSRC Agri-Food Committee 1997-1999; Member, BBSRC-NERC Soil Science Advisory Committee 1995-1999; Chair, BBSRC Panel on Mathematical Modelling in Agriculture and Food 1999; Member Governing Body of Silsoe Research Institute 1998-2002; Member BBSRC Visiting Group to IACR 1996; Chair BBSRC-SOAEFD Visiting Group to SCRI 1998. Invited lectures include: International Workshop on Plant Disease Epidemiology, Papendahl, Netherlands 1996; International Workshop in Epidemiological Parameters, Giessen, Germany 1997; International Congress of Plant Pathology, Edinburgh 1998; International Elm Conference, Chicago 1999; International Workshop on Biological Control, Seville, Spain 2000; International Workshop on Environmental Implications of GM Plants with Fungal Disease Resistance, Roskilde, Denmark 2000.

Beverley Glover: University Lecturer. Research Fellow Queens’ College Cambridge (1996-1999); Committee Member, Plant Development Group, Society for Experimental Biology. Invited talks: International Botanical Congress, St Louis, 1999; Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, 1999; Workshop on Leaves, Nice, 1997; Workshop on Adaptation of Floral Form, Uppsala, 1998. Invited seminars at the Universities of York, Newcastle, Oxford, and St Andrews. Organised 8th International Antirrhinum meeting, Cambridge, 1998.

John Gray: Personal Chair 1996; Member, EMBO 1994. Trustee and Member of Council, Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich; Senior Adviser in Plant Sciences, Gatsby Charitable Foundation; Non-executive director, Horticulture Research International. Chair, BBSRC ROPA Panel 1999; Member, BBSRC Visiting Group to IACR 1996; Member, Nuffield Foundation Science Research Fellowship Committee 1986-1997; Co-Chair AFRC/SERC/BBSRC BOMRIP Initiative Panel 1991-1996. Invited lectures include: ESF meeting on Photosynthesis, Spain 1996; Jacques Monod Conference on Photosynthesis, France 1998 (Vice-Chairman of conference in 2002, Chair in 2004); International Congress of Photosynthesis, Budapest 1998; Gordon Conference on Photosynthesis, USA 1999. Editorial boards of The Plant Cell and Trends in Cell Biology. Joint editor of Special Edition of Advances of Botanical Research on "Plant Trichomes“ 2000.

Peter Grubb: Personal Chair 2000. Visiting Professorship, Imperial College 1999; Inaugural Mellon Visiting Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institute Panama and Organization of Tropical Studies, Costa Rica, 2000. Senior Visiting Researcher, CSIRO Tropical Forest Research Centre 1992-. Plenary lecture, Annual Meeting of South African Botany Association, 1999 and seminars in Krakow 1997, Stanford, Wisconsin, Harvard, Princeton, Seville and Cape Town (all 1998), Zurich, Basel and Christchurch New Zealand (all 1999), Almeria and Umea (2000). Editorial boards of Functional Ecology, Ecological Research, and Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics.

David Hanke: Senior University Lecturer. Invited lectures: New Prospects of Photobiology, Okazaki, Japan, 1996; 9th International Workshop on Plant Phytate and Phytases, Copenhagen, 1997; EUROSILVA Forest Tree Physiology Workshop, Slovenia, 1999; Meeting on Competition of Resources in Economic Plants from Forestry and Agronomy, Munich, 2000. Editor, Biological Reviews; Associate Editor, Journal of Plant Growth Regulation.

Jim Haseloff: University Lecturer. Sainsbury Fellowship in Plant Sciences 1999-2004. Invited speaker at over 20 meetings including Cold Spring Harbor Symposium 1996; American Society of Plant Physiologists, San Antonio, 1996; French Society for Plant Physiology, Toulouse, 1997; International Society for Analytical Cytology, Colorado Springs, 1998; Keystone Symposium, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 1999; EMBO Course on Arabidopsis, Gif-sur-Yvette,1999; MicrOZcopy 2000, Canberra, Australia. Over 20 talks to academic Departments including the Institut Jacques Monod and the Universities of Edinburgh, Nottingham, Sheffield, and Glasgow (all 1999).

Julian Hibberd: University Lecturer. BBSRC Sir David Phillips Research Fellowship (2000-2004). Invited presentation at Sixth International Conference on Parasitic Weeds, Córdoba, Spain 1996.

Keith Johnstone: University Lecturer. Council of British Mycological Society 1995-98;. Editorial board, Microbiology 1995-2000

Roger Leigh: Professor of Botany. Fellow, Institute of Biology; Honorary Fellow, University of Wales Bangor 1998; IACR Honorary Fellow 1998-2003. Member, BBSRC Committee on Studentships and Fellowships 2000-2004; Member, Programme Management Committee, Link Programme on Sustainable Arable Production (2000-2004); Member, Network Group BBSRC Plants and Microbial Sciences Committee 1997-2000. Invited presentations include International Symposium on Molecular Ecophysiology of Plants, Darmstadt, 1997; Long Ashton Symposium on Cereal Biotechnology, 1999; President’s Symposium, American Society of Plant Physiologists, San Diego, 2000; German Society of Plant Nutrition, Giessen, 2000. Editorial Boards: Advances in Botanical Research and Journal of Experimental Botany. Joint editor: Special Edition of Advances of Botanical Research on "Plant Vacuoles“ 1997; Special Issue of Journal of Experimental Botany on "Membrane Transport: Mechanisms, Modulation and Manipulation“ 1999.

Ruth Mould: Royal Society University Research Fellow. Session Chair "Plastid Preview“, Warwick 1996.

John Parker: Director of the Botanic Garden and Professor of Plant Cytogenetics. Genetical Society Visiting Fellow to Roumania 1996; Trustee, Royal Botanic Garden Kew; Trustee, Brogdale Horticultural Trust; Member, BBSRC Genes and Development Committee 1998-2000; Member, Science Visiting Group, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh 1998; Chair, Science Research Committee, Botanical Society of the British Isles. Invited talks: European Botanic Garden Conference 1997; World Botanic Garden Conference 2000; Organiser, Twelfth International Chromosome Conference, Madrid, 1997; Seminars at Universities of Bucharest and Vienna; Editor, Chromosomes Today vol 12; Editorial boards: Biological Reviews and Caryologia.

Alison Smith: University Lecturer. Board Member, International Society for Plant Molecular Biology; Committee Member, Tetrapyrrole Discussion Group. Invited lectures at Gordon Conference on Mitochondria and Chloroplasts, Les Diablerets, Switzerland 1998; Meeting on Carbohydrate Metabolism in Plants, Cambridge 1998; Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Exeter 2000. Editorial board: Biochemical Journal.

Mark Tester: Senior University Lecturer. President’s Medal, Society for Experimental Biology 1997. Organiser 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology, Cambridge, 1998. Invited talks at International Symposium on Molecular Ecophysiology of Plants, Darmstadt, 1997; International Union of Radioecologists, Belgium 1998; Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Exeter 2000; 52nd Harden Conference, Wye, 2000. Seminars at Universities of Wales Bangor 1997, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1998, Nottingham 1998; Brighton 2000, York 2000, and IACR Rothamsted 2000. Editorial board: Plant, Cell and Environment. Joint editor of Special Issue of Journal of Experimental Botany on "Plant Ion Channels“ 1997.

Alex Webb: Royal Society University Research Fellow. Invited speaker EU meetings on 'Engineering ABA Action' 1997, 1998; Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting 1996, 1997. Invited seminars: Universities of Warwick, Aberdeen, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Oxford and CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette (all 1998), University of Leicester 1999, and John Innes Centre 2000

Charles Brearley: BBSRC Advanced Fellowship (1997-2000) now Lecturer at UEA. Invited speaker at 9th International Workshop on Plant Phytases and Phytic Acid, Copenhagen 1997; 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology, Cambridge 1998; 52nd Harden Conference, Wye, 2000.

Howard Griffiths: Professor of Plant Ecology. Member NERC Terrestrial and Freshwater Sciences and Technology Board 1995-98 and member of its Strategy Committee 1996-98; Chair NERC Scientific Services Review Group 1996-98. Convenor, Plant Environmental Physiology Group of Society for Experimental Biology. Invited talks: British Ecological Society Symposium on Physiological Plant Ecology, York 1998; Gordon Conference on Salinity and Stress, Oxford 1998; International Symposium on Roots, Nancy, 1999; Chairman and Discussion Leader, Gordon Conference on CO2 Fixation in Green Plants, Oxford, 1999; Organiser international symposium on "Stable Isotopes: Integration of Biological, Ecological and Geochemical Processes“, 1996 (and editor of accompanying book with same title: 433 pp, Bios, Oxford 1997).

Kate Maxwell: Royal Society University Research Fellow. Committee Member, Plant Environmental Physiology Group of Society for Experimental Biology. Invited lectures: Gordon Conference on CO2 Fixation in Green Plants, Oxford, 1999; ESF Workshop on Evolution of the C4 and CAM Syndromes, Granada, 2000.


Pat Lakin-Thomas: self-funded research worker. Invited talks at Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Canterbury 1997; Workshop on Biomathematical Models of Circadian Rhythmicity, MIT 1999; Meeting on Complex Clocks, Edinburgh 2000; US-Japan Symposium on Molecular Mechanisms for Circadian Clocks, Kyoto, 2000.

Enid MacRobbie: Emeritus Professor of Plant Biophysics. Fellow, Royal Society 1992; Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences, USA 1999; Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh 1998. Council Member, Marine Biological Association; Member BBSRC Council 1996-1999; Chair BBSRC Visiting Group to IACR 1996. Chair, Organising Committee and Plenary Speaker, 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology, Cambridge 1998.


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