Global diversity and ecosystem functions of a newly discovered plant-microbe symbiosis
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Prof G Bending, Dr C Quince
1 May 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.
Linking Personality to Ageing in a wild bird.
Dr P Bize, Dr J Martin
Applications accepted all year round
Understanding the causes of individual variation in the rate of ageing is a major topic in gerontology and evolutionary biology with clear application to human health.