Student Bursaries Awarded 2011

< Click here to return to the Undergraduate Summer Student Bursary Homepage

Applicant: Dr. Allison van de Meene
Student: Jue Lan
At: Bioimaging, Centre for sustainable pest and disease management, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ.
Title: Microscopic characterisation of the growth and development of a Fusarium graminearum mutant severely compromised in disease causing ability.

Applicant: Dr Chris Ridout
Student: Jodie Daniels
At: Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH
Title: PAMP-induced metabolites in Brassica napus.

Applicant: Prof Sarah Gurr
Student: Eleanor Ceindeg Jaskowsk
Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB
Title: Glucans and the rice blast fungus cell wall.

Applicant: Dr Andrew Pitman
Student: Emily Codling
At: New Zealand Institute for Plant and Animal Research, Canterbury Agriculture and Science Centre, Gerald Street, Lincoln, New Zealand
Title: Genotyping of geographically distinct New Zealand tomato potato psyllid populations and their associated Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum strains.

Applicant: Dr Geraint Parry
Student: Niedharsan Pooranachandran
At: Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZB
Title: Investigating the role of the Arabidopsis nuclear pore complex in the plant defence response.
Applicant: Dr Louise Cooke
Student: Alexander Gilliland
At: Applied Plant Science and Biometrics Division, Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute, 18A Newforge Lane, Belfast BT9 5PX, Northern Ireland, UK
Title: Phytophthora ramorum species jump, what will happen to Northern Ireland’s Japanese larch?

Applicant: Professor James Brown
Student: Coline Boizard
At: John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH
Title: Development of a stable transformation method for the barley powdery mildew Blumeria graminis f.sp. hordei.

Applicant: Dr Paul Nicholson
Student: Ryan Hamnett
At: Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH
Title: Interactions between Fusarium mycotoxins and cereal hosts.

Applicant: Dr Richard Cooper:
Student: William Kay
At: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, 4 South, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, Fusarium wilt of oil palm: detection and suppression.

Applicant: Dr Cyril Zipfel
Student: Janek Kucinski
At:The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7UH
Title: Reverse-genetic analysis of a subfamily of Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinases potentially involved in innate immunity.

Applicant: Prof. Sophien Kamoun
Student: Caroline Telford
At: The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7UH
Title: Host cell processes in interactions between Phytophthora and plants.

Applicant: Dr Heiko Ziebell
Student: Ina Silke Lena Buchholz
At: Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Julius Kuhn-Institut, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Messeweg 11-12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
Title: Biological and molecular characterisation of a cowpea mild mosaic virus isolate.

Applicant: Prof. Murray Grant
Student: Max Coulter
At: Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Science, Geoffrey Pope Building, Stocker Road,
Exeter EX4 4QD
Title: Discriminating between pathogenic and non-pathogenic Xanthomonas campestris pv musacearum isolates.

Applicant: Dr Luis A. J. Mur
Student: William Griffiths
At: 14. Aberystwyth University, ‘’IBERS’’, Edward Llwyd Building, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
Title: Eyes wide shut-The impact on pathogen-induced stomatal lock up in Miscanthus spp.

Applicant: Dr Avice Hall
Student: Steven Moloney
At: School of Life Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Al10 9AB
Title: How fungicide effects on oilseed rape are influenced by interactions between phoma stem canker pathogens.