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October 2016

Alessandra Devoto receives a BRIDGE AWARD from the Japan Society for the promotion of Science in recognition of her excellent achievements towards Japan-UK academic collaboration. Alessandra spent time in Japan, between November and December 2016, to continue and renew collaborations and to meet friends.

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Dr Alessandra Devoto (4th from the left, front row) at RIKEN CSRS, Yokohama. The JSPS Host Prof Keiko Sugimoto (1st from the right, second row) and collaborator Prof Motoaki Seki (2nd from the right, second row) and local host Prof Ken Shirasu (3rd from the right, third row) are depicted together with Early career and experienced Postdoctoral researchers.

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Dr Alessandra Devoto (2nd from the left) at Kyoto Sangyo University with other speakers during the 45th Symposium, International Plant Meeting 'Plants and Environment', Hosted by Plant Biotechnology Association in Kyoto and Plant Organelle Genomics Research Center at Kyoto Sangyo University. Aimed at Early career researchers. Local Host Dr Seisuke Kimura.

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Dr Alessandra Devoto giving the plenary lecture at Kyoto Sangyo University during the 45th Symposium, International Plant Meeting 'Plants and Environment', Hosted by Plant Biotechnology Association in Kyoto and Plant Organelle Genomics Research Center at Kyoto Sangyo University. Aimed at Early career researchers. Local Host Dr Seisuke Kimura.

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In Kamakura with Drs Jong-Myong Kim (RIKEN, Centre for Sustainable Research, Yokohama, Japan) and Taiko To (Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo), Alessandra’s friends and long-standing collaborators. Leading authors of Kim JM, To TK et al (2017) Acetate-mediated novel survival strategy against drought in plants Nature Plants  http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2017.97. See Main Publications

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