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.
MRes in Understanding the drivers of biodiversity potential in urban ponds
Dr R Briers, Dr J Dodd
31 January 2019
Urban freshwater ecosystems are similarly often characterised as impacted and with limited biological life. Throughout the last century however, urban water quality has been improving, with concomitant changes in biological diversity.
Investigating the role of the tumour microenvironment in lobular breast cancer
Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre
Prof V Brunton
15 February 2019
This is one of several projects available on a CRUK funded PhD programme at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, which is part of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh.