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Plant Biology

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Sebastian Ahnert
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    sea31@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Network analysis, genotype-phenotype maps, biological self-assembly, protein quaternary structure, evolution complexity
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/ahnert-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sir David Baulcombe
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    dcb40@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene expression
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidbaulcombe
Themes: plant biology, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sam Brockington
Dept:      Department of Plant Science
Email:    sb771@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution and diversity
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/sambrockington
Themes: plant biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Carr
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jpc1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Virology and molecular plant pathology
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/johncarr
Themes: plant biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Coomes
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    dac18@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Forest ecology and conservation
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidcoomes
Themes: plant biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julia Davies
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jmd32@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Transport
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/juliadavies
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Dupree
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pd101@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bioenergy, proteomics, bioinformatics and glycobiology
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/dupree.html
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, plant biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sebastian Eves-van den Akker
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    se389@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Plant-parasite/pathogen interactions
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/sebastianevesvandenakker
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Furner
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    ijf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetics and gene silencing in Arabidopsis
WWW:    http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/ian-furner
Themes: plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Beverley Glover
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    bjg26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution and development
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/beverleyglover
Themes: plant biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Howard Griffiths
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    hg230@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Physiological ecology
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/howardgriffiths
Themes: plant biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Jim Haseloff
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jh295@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Synthetic Biology for engineering plant growth
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/jimhaseloff
Themes: plant biology, developmental biology and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Yka Helariutta
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email:    yrjo.helariutta@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  mechanisms of cell-to-cell communication, carbon allocation and hormonal signaling in plants
WWW:    http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/helariutta-group
Themes: plant biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Henderson
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    irh25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic and epigenetic inheritance in plants
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/ianhenderson
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Julian Hibberd
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jmh65@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular physiology
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/julianhibberd
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Christopher Howe
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    c.j.howe@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biochemistry and evolution of photosynthesis
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/howe.html
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, plant biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alexander Jones
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    alexander.jones@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Determining the mechanisms controlling plant hormone patterns and dynamics
WWW:    http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/jones-group
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Henrik Jönsson
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    henrik.jonsson@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of live imaging techniques and Computational Morphodynamics models at the cellular level.
WWW:    http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/jonsson-henrik
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Johannes Kromdijk
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jk417@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Environment plant physiology
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/johanneskromdijk
Themes: plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ottoline Leyser
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    ottoline.leyser@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding the role of plant hormones in plant developmental plasticity
WWW:    http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/leyser-ottoline
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr James Locke
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email:    james.locke@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Plant and microbial systems biology
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/people/locke-james
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Edwige Mouroud
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    edwige.moyroud@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Plant biology, Genetics, Development, Evolution, Flower, Molecular Biology, Imaging, Modeling, Pattern formation, Cell differentiation, Pollinator behaviour, Behavioural Ecology
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/moyroud-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, evolutionary biology, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Giles Oldroyd
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    giles.oldroyd@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of symbiotic associations in plants
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/oldroyd-group
Themes: plant biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology,
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Uta Paszkowski
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    up220@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cereal symbiosis
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/utapaszkowski
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sarah Robinson
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email:    sarah.robinson@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Plant development with a particular focus on biomechanics
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/robinson-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sebastian Schornack
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    sebastian.schornack@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Common and contrasting processes in plant-pathogen interactions and symbiosis, developmental processes
WWW:    http://www.schornacklab.net
Themes: plant biology, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alison Smith
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    as25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Plant metabolism
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alisonsmith
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alex Webb
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    aarw2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Circadian signal transduction
WWW:    http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alexwebb
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


There are 28 principal investigators