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University of Worcester: Plant Biology

Institution University of Worcester View institution profile
Department School of Science and the Environment
Web https://www.worcester.ac.uk/
Email admissions@worc.ac.uk
Telephone 01905 855111
Study type Research

Summary

Research at Worcester has grown significantly in the last 10 years as the University itself has expanded. As a research student you will join a vibrant student community in our Research School and become part of our dynamic research environment.

Research interests of the group include plant-microbe interactions, cell cycle and cell signalling.

In general, the group use molecular biology, plant pathology, proteomics, genetics, microscopy and bioinformatics to investigate the functional role of genes in various conditions. These include biotic stress, flowering, cell cycling, circadian rhythm, receptor-ligand interactions, identification of pathogen secreted molecules and their function, targeted genome editing using CRISPR technology, comparisons of bacterial genomes using next generation sequencing and bioinformatics.

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The University of Worcester

The University of Worcester is consistently rated one of the UK’s best universities for quality education and student experience. Known for our welcoming, inclusive, friendly atmosphere, Worcester is UK’s number one for gender equality and was recently named Sustainability Institution of the Year and subsequently globally commended at the UN.
 

 

Our graduates are highly successful at securing jobs on graduation – the University is regularly in the top 10 for sustained employment. Our graduates also go on to make a real difference for good.

This year, the University will mark its 75th anniversary and remains true …

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