Read the report: Food Zone Report – March 2020 [PDF]The Food Zone was a themed zone supported by Wellcome. It featured four scientists:
- Ross Alexander, the winner of the zone, is a lecturer and researcher looking into what happens when plants get stressed.
- Martin Johnsson is a Postdoctoral Researcher studying the DNA of pigs and chickens to understand their biology and improve animal breeding.
- Gabriela da Silva Xavier is a Senior Lecturer in cellular metabolism researching type 2 diabetes.
- Ellie Spence is a PhD student working with a fungus that kills insects, to try and find an alternative to chemical insecticides.