Former lab members

Susan Marcus: Laboratory technician, plant & animal cell culture, preparation of monoclonal antibodies.

Jumana Akhtar: PhD student, with Katie Field, studying polysaccharide root exudates funded by BBSRC.

Katie Schulz: PhD student, with Christine Foyer, studying carrot blackening funded by BBSRC.

Cameron Colclough: MSc by Research student studying cereal root exudates.

Bev Merry: with Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso, on glucan monoclonal antibodies in GrowMedTech project.

Martin Kieffer: post-doc, with Katie Field and Stefan Kepinski, on roots and conservation agriculture in GCRF-AFRICAP project

Sam Amsbury: post-doc, with Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso, on glucan monoclonal antibodies in GrowMedTech project.

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

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

Rachel O’Neill: PhD student with Rothamsted Research & British Sugar studied sugar beet cell walls.

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

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

Richard Palmer: PhD student studied wheat and rice grain developmentat at Rothamsted Research

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

Corinne Shaw: PhD student in a White Rose Network collaborative project studied deconstruction of Miscanthus cell walls.

Jie Xue: PhD student worked on grass cell walls funded by a China Scholarship Council/UoL scholarship.

Craig Deakin: MSc by Research student studied cyanobacterial:root interactions.

Kieran Lee: Studied 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 funded by CSC.