Food Zone Report – March 2020

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.
Posted on April 16, 2020 by modem in 2020, Wellcome Trust, Zone Reports. Comments Off on Food Zone Report – March 2020