Tapping into signaling interactions between nematodes and aphids
Prof N VanDam, Dr G Kunert
24 May 2019
Background. In natural environments, plants are commonly infested by both aboveground and belowground pests. This causes interactions between shoot and root herbivores via systemic induced responses.
The Biology of Parasitism in Parasitic Nematodes
Prof M Viney
Applications accepted all year round
We work on the biology of parasitic nematode worms, particularly Strongyloides spp. The recent, detailed characterisation of the Strongyloides genome (Hunt et al.
Environmental maternal effects and intergenerational inheritance
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Dr A Pires da Silva, Dr R Allaby
1 May 2019
Project Highlights. Mechanisms by which organisms rapidly respond to sudden environmental changes. Mother senses environmental stress signals to produce stress-resistant progeny.