Bioinformatic studies of mobile DNAs in vertebrates
Prof J F Y Brookfield, Prof O Hanotte
Applications accepted all year round
44% of the human genome, and similar proportions in other vertebrate species, consists of mobile DNAs or their inactive descendants.
Global diversity and ecosystem functions of a newly discovered plant-microbe symbiosis
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Prof G Bending
21 January 2019
Project Highlights. We have discovered a previously unknown plant-microbial symbiosis with global distribution. You will unravel the diversity of the fungal symbionts involved, the factors which control their distribution, and determine its potential contribution to ecosystem processes through genome analysis.