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0Current lab members0

Sue Marcus: Lab technician, plant & animal cell culture, preparation of monoclonal antibodies.

Dr Sara Pose Albacete: post-doctoral EU Marie Curie transnational research fellow studying fruit development

Dr Valérie Cornuault:post-doctoral researcher studying cell wall matrix glycans in a project funded by BBSRC.

Rachel O'Neill: PhD student in a collaborative project with Rothamsted Research & British Sugar studying sugar beet cell walls. 

Andrew Galloway: PhD student studying root glycans supported by UoL 110 Anniversary studentship 


Former lab members:

Mercedes Hernandez: PhD student on Marie Curie WallTraC programme studied fibre cell development.

Richard Palmer: PhD student on a collaborative project with Rothamsted Research studied cell walls in wheat and rice grain development. 

Thomas Torode: PhD student studies algal cell walls in a project funded by BBSRC

Corinne Shaw: PhD student in a White Rose Network collaborative project with the universities of York and Sheffield studying Miscanthus cell walls and their deconstruction. 

Jie Xue: PhD student working on grass cell walls funded by a China Scholarship Council/University of Leeds scholarship.

Craig Deakin: MRes student looking at cyanobacterial:root interactions.

Kieran Lee: Studying cell walls in relation to seed germination with the vSEED consortium and funded by ERANET/BBSRC.

Tom Benians: PhD student working on cell walls and cotton fibres with Bayer Bioscience funded by the BBSRC

Prof Carem Gledes Vargas-Rechia: visiting researcher from University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Peter Talboys: PhD student, with Dr. Hanma Zhang, working on Arabidopsis root growth funded by the BBSRC.

Owen Jackson: PhD student, with Dr. David Adams, worked on Nostoc-Gunnera interactions funded by the BBSRC.

Li Yu: visiting PhD student from Northeast Normal University, China, worked on ginseng polysaccharides funded by the China Scholarship Council. 



PhD study

Postgraduate research projects are available in several areas of our cell wall research programme. For further details contact Prof Paul Knox

For details on the Centre for Plant Sciences & its PG studentships. Click here  

For application procedures, requirements & forms contact the

Faculty of Biological Sciences Graduate School. Click here.



If you are interested in post-doctoral work in the
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