Student Bursaries Awarded 2006

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Applicant: Dr Ruairidh Bain
Supervisor: Dr Ruairidh Bain
Title: Investigation of the relationship between meteorological parameters and the incidence of tuber blight (Phytophthora infestans)
At: Agronomy Crop Science Dept., SAC, Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5HW
Student: Caroline Graham-Brown
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Prof Bruce Fitt
Supervisors: Prof Bruce Fitt, Dr Bart Fraaije, Dr Simon Atkins, Prof John Lucas
Title: Historical dynamics of diseases of barley leaves.
At: Rothamsted Research, Plant Pathogen Interactions Division, West Common, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ
Student: Teresa Joanne Punch
Time: 8 weeks; Value of award £2,100

Applicant: Prof Chris Dowson and Prof Peter Mills
Supervisors: Prof Chris Dowson and Prof Peter Mills
Title: Pseudomonas in mushrooms; pathogenicity assessments
At: Biological Sciences and Warwick HRI. [Address to Prof Peter Mills, Warwick HRI, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF
Student: Eleanor Pinnock
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Dr Anna Gordon
Supervisor: Dr Anna Gordon
Title: Using molecular diagnostics to unravel pea downy mildew epidemiology and evolution
At: Centre for Disease Resistance and Diagnostics, NIAB, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0LE
Student: Quynh Trang To
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Dr Elaine Ward
Supervisor: Dr Elaine Ward
Title: Analysis of interactions between isolates of Polymyxa species, their plant hosts and the viruses they transmit.
At: Plant Pathogen Interactions Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ
Student: Sahil Chouhan
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Dr Alexander Hilton
Supervisor: Dr Alex Hilton
Title: Weeds and crop plants as hosts for Colletotrichum coccodes
At: Select Services, SAC, Ferguson Building, Bucksburn, Aberdeen
Student: Derek Johnston Selbie
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack
Supervisors: Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack, Dr Martin Urban, Dr Chris Bass, Thomas Baldwin.
Title: Identification and characterisation of Fusarium graminearum mutants reduced in pathogenicity on wheat ears
At: Plant-Pathogen Interaction Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ|
Student: Pierre Carion
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Dr Robert Henry Arnold Coutts
Supervisors: Dr Robert Henry Arnold Coutts
Title: Understanding the virology of Phytophthora endornavirus 1
At: Division of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Rd, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ
Student: Katarina Grznarova
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500

Applicant: Prof Sarah Gurr
Supervisors: Prof Sarah Gurr and Prof Andrew Smith
Title: Metal hyper-accumulation in plants: an effective elemental defence against fungal pathogens?
At: Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Rd, Oxford, OX1 3RB
Student: Catherine Charter
Time: 10 weeks; Value of award £2,500