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Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield,
Alfred Denny Building, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN

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Duncan
Professor Duncan Cameron
Chair of Plant and Soil Biology
Royal Society University Research Fellow

Post-doctoral researchers:

Isobel
Dr Isobel Eyres

NERC-funded Post Doctoral Research Associate“Candidate genes for host association in aphids" with
Prof. Roger Butlin and
Dr Gareth Fraser
(2012-2015)
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Dr Anne Cotton

BBSRC-funded Post Doctoral Research Associate
“ERA-CAPS BENZEX consortium”
with Prof Jurriaan Ton and
Dr Steve Rolfe
(2014-2017)
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Steffi Tille

BBSRC-funded Post Doctoral
Research Associate
“SARISA - MycorRhizaSoil” with
Prof. Jonathan Leake, Prof. Jurriaan Tom and Prof. Julie Scholes
(2015 – 2020)
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Dr Jill Edmondson

NERC-funded Post Doctoral Research Associate (researcher Co-I)
SoilBioHedge
with Prof. Jonathan Leake
 (2015 – 2018)
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Dr Ewan Minter

NERC-funded Post Doctoral Research Associate (based at York University)
with Prof. Mike Brockhurst, Prof.
Richard Law and Dr Jamie Wood
(York) and Dr Chris Lowe (Exeter) (2014 – 2017)
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Dr Andy Dean

NERC-funded Post Doctoral Research Associate (based at York University)
with Prof. Mike Brockhurst, Prof.
Richard Law and Dr Jamie Wood
(York) and Dr Chris Lowe (Exeter) (2014 – 2017)
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Dr Mark Burrell

NERC-funded Research Assistant
with Prof. Jonathan Leake
 (2015 - 2017)

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Ruth Wade

NERC-funded Post Doctoral
Research Associate
with Prof. Jonathan Leake
 (2015 - 2017)

Technicians:

irene
Irene Johnson

Senior Technician and Lab Manager

Research group technician maintaining
laboratory fungal culture collection and  coordinating mycorrhizal syntheses and  isotope tracer studies.
Radiation protection supervisor
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Ewan Marshall-Harries

BBSRC-funded contract research technician.
“SARISA - MycorRhizaSoil” with
Prof. Jonathan Leake, Prof. Jurriaan Tom and Prof. Julie Scholes (2014 – 2016)

PhD students:

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Andy McNally

University of Sheffield-funded PhD student “How does colonization of
roots by mycorrhizal fungi suppress
infection by root parasitic weeds: a
 role for strigolactones?" with Prof. Julie Scholes 
(2012 – 2016)
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Steve Muddimer

NERC-funded PhD student
“Sharing resources to promote diversity: do co-existing
plants use different forms of phosphorus to reduce
competition for nutrients?" with Dr Gareth Phoenix  (2012 – 2016)
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Tom Thirkell

BBSRC/White Rose-funded PhD student"Molecular basis of the benefits of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis for
 the nitrogen nutrition of crop plants" [Based at the University of York]
with Dr Angela Hodge (2012 – 2016)
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Despina Berdeni

NERC CASE funded PhD student
“Balancing food security and biodiversity - are fungi the answer?”
with Dr Karl Evans and
Richard Heathcoat [Heineken UK] (2012-2016)
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Ingrid Robertson

Shine-funded PhD student
"Mobilisation and use of natural soil phosphorous by
crops: towards sustainable crop production" with Dr Gareth Phoenix and Dr Jeremy [BMS]
(2013-2016)
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Amal Ashour

Saudi government-funded PhD
student (remote supervision Programme, part-time)
"Mycorrhizal-induced resistance in Zea mays, a tool for sustainable crop protection?" with Prof. Jurriaan Ton (2013-2018)
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Niall Bradshaw

Grantham Centre-funded PhD student
Engineering Novel Phosphorus Fertilisers” co-supervisor with Dr Robert Falconer (Chemical and Biological Engineering), lead supervisor (2015- 2019).
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Lizzy Parker

BBSRC/White Rose-funded PhD student "Mycorrhizal modulation of drought resilience in wheat". Lead supervisor with Prof Sue Hartley (University of York)
(2015- 2019).
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Megan Sørenson

BBSRC-funded PhD student
"Metabolic Mechanisms of (Photo) Synthetic Symbiosis"
[Based at the University of York]
with Prof. Mike Brockhurst and
Dr Jamie Wood
(2015 – 2019)
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Pablo Bravo Monasterio

Chilean Government-funded PhD student "Resolving the reliance of epiphytic Andean orchids on resource provisioning by mycorrhizal fungi"
 Lead supervisor
with Prof Sir David Read FRS
(2016- 2020)

MBiolSci and MRes students:

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Finian Lane

MBiolSci Student
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Stefan Partridge

MBiolSci Student
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Chris Sweeney

MRes Student


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