Cathie Martin

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Name: Cathie Martin
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Biotech Takes Up Occupancy at Centrum

A new company that will be using biotechnology to manufacture sought-after bioactive ingredients for the cosmetics industry was the first of two spin-outs to occupy the new Centrum facility at Norwich Research Park.  Persephone Bio Ltd, established by ... [Published Labmate Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Guest column: Rising stars meet scientists young and old in London, Paris, Geneva

EU Young Scientist winner Ciara Judge recounts her experience at the London International Youth Science Forum, followed by a trip to Paris and a tour of CERN in Geneva.On Wednesday 23 July, I boarded a plane to London for the best experience of my li ... [Published Silicon Republic - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Innovators of the Year launch new biotech company on Norwich Research Park Centrum

Persephone Bio is the first of two spin-out companies to occupy the new Norwich Research Park Centrum, a brand-new BBSRC-funded facility supporting the translation of publicly-funded scientific research into commercial applications.BBSRC’s Most Promising ... [Published Cambridge Network - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Biotech Tomatoes for Cosmetics

A new company, Persephone Bio Ltd. formed by Cathie Martin and Eugenio Butelli from the John Innes Centre is working on modified tomatoes to produce high levels of useful compounds. Named after the Greek goddess of vegetation, Persephone Bio Ltd. will ... [Published CropBiotech Update - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Cosmetics from tomatoes business makes a vine start

An East of England startup is bidding to turn the humble tomato into the source of new cosmetic products and even potential healthcare applications.The technology will be commercialised by Professor Cathie Martin and Dr Eugenio Butelli from the John Innes ... [Published Business Weekly UK - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Another unethical GMO human trial planned

GMO bananas could be fed to humans without doing animal toxicity testing firstIn what appears to be a "new norm", GMO researchers are going straight from genetically modifying a banana to trials on humans without doing the ethically necessary step of ... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Healthful Tomatoes Developers Win Most Promising Innovator 2014 Award

John Innes Centre (JIC) scientists bagged the BBSRC Award for "Most Promising Innovator 2014" for developing tomato varieties with high levels of beneficial compounds. Prof. Cathie Martin and Dr. Eugenio Butelli aimed to redefine the meaning of healthy ... [Published CropBiotech Update - Mar 26 2014]
Entities: Cathie Martin, Fruit
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation, lively discussions and healthy trees

One of my highlights last week was our Fostering Innovation event which was excellently organised by the BBSRC team. At the event we celebrated the finalists for the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2014 and the Activating Impact competitions. Luke Alphey ... [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Mar 26 2014]

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Professor Martin said: "tomatoes grown for food contain small amounts of cosmetically useful products, such as flavonols and isoflavones, so we have developed varieties that contain much higher levels of these and related compounds that absorb ultra-violet light and protect plants against damage from the sun."
...color is meant to give tomatoes a pigment known as anthocyanin, an antioxidant found in fruits like blueberries that may help fight cancer . "with these purple tomatoes you can get the same compounds that are present in blueberries and cranberries that give them their health benefits" says Professor Cathie Martin, one of the developers at the John Innes Centre in the U K "But you can apply them to foods that people actually eat in...

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Biotech Takes Up Occupancy at Centrum [Published Labmate Online - 10 hours ago]
Guest column: Rising stars meet scientists youn... [Published Silicon Republic - Aug 21 2014]
Innovators of the Year launch new biotech compa... [Published Cambridge Network - Aug 12 2014]
Biotech Tomatoes for Cosmetics [Published CropBiotech Update - Aug 06 2014]
Cosmetics from tomatoes business makes a vine s... [Published Business Weekly UK - Aug 04 2014]
Another unethical GMO human trial planned [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 03 2014]
Innovation, lively discussions and healthy trees [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Mar 26 2014]
Healthful Tomatoes Developers Win Most Promisin... [Published CropBiotech Update - Mar 26 2014]
7 Genetically Modified Foods That Will Blow You... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 05 2014]
‘Forbidden fruit’: Researcher growing GM purple... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 27 2014]
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Biotech Tomatoes for Cosmetics [Published CropBiotech Update - Aug 06 2014]
A new company, Persephone Bio Ltd. formed by Cathie Martin and Eugenio Butelli from the John Innes Centre is working on modified tomatoes to produce high levels of useful compounds. Named after the Greek goddess of vegetation, Persephone Bio Ltd. will ...
Innovation, lively discussions and healthy trees [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Mar 26 2014]
One of my highlights last week was our Fostering Innovation event which was excellently organised by the BBSRC team. At the event we celebrated the finalists for the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2014 and the Activating Impact competitions. Luke Alphey ...
Healthful Tomatoes Developers Win Most Promisin... [Published CropBiotech Update - Mar 26 2014]
John Innes Centre (JIC) scientists bagged the BBSRC Award for "Most Promising Innovator 2014" for developing tomato varieties with high levels of beneficial compounds. Prof. Cathie Martin and Dr. Eugenio Butelli aimed to redefine the meaning of healthy ...
7 Genetically Modified Foods That Will Blow You... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 05 2014]
WTF, GMOs . You crazy. AquaAdvantage Salmon Currently under review by the FDA, these fish have "the potential to grow to market size in half the time of conventional salmon," according to AquaBounty Technologies, and "are identical to other Atlantic ...
‘Forbidden fruit’: Researcher growing GM purple... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 27 2014]
Professor Cathie Martin, a plant biologist at the John Innes Centre, in Norwich, U.K., has nothing against red tomatoes. Not personally. They are what they appear to be: juicy components in salads and BLTs, multipurpose spheres that taste good on their ...
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