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BMA achievements

BMA Achievements


The BMA platform performed service measurement or offered technology consulting to researchers from most SPSW universities.

Publication with data and author contribution of the BMA platform:

Moccand Cyril, Kaufmann Markus, Fitzpatrick Teresa B (2010). It takes two to tango: Defining an essential second active site in pyridoxal 5′-phosphate synthase, Plos ONE 6(1): e16042.

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The managers of the BMA platform participate regularly in scientific conferences and present their work at conferences and in research seminars of the SPSW member institution. In 2010 the BMA visited 8 participating SPSW universities and introduced the services and technologies of the new BMA platform.

Presentation at conferences:

Markus Kaufmann, Biophysical techniques to study proteins and protein complexes, Swiss-Japanese-Science Meeting, Villar-sur-Ollon, VD, Switzerland, January 13, 2011.

Markus Kaufmann, Technology Platforms of the Swiss Plant Science Web – Who they are and what they have to offer! Swissplant11, Meiringen, BE, Switzerland, February 9, 2011.

Michael Bessire, Sylwester Mazurek, Guillaume Fabre, Sandra Borel, Anne-Claude Jacquat, Jean-Pierre Métraux and Christiane Nawrath, AtABCG32 is required for the formation of a functional multilayered cuticle in Arabidopsis petals.
Swissplant11, Meiringen, Switzerland, February 9, 2011.

Sylwester Mazurek and Christiane Nawrath, Biochemical analysis of cutin in Arabidopsis Thaliana petals by FTIR microspectrometry. The 5th Conference of Experimental Plant Biology, September 6-9 2011, Wroclaw, Poland. Book of Abstracts, p. 119.

Markus Kaufmann, ITC applied in combination with MALS light scattering at the Swiss Plant Science Web, Biacore and Microcal Users’ Meeting 2011, Milano, Italy, September 21-22, 2011.

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