Congratulations to Tom!

Thomas Torode has a new paper out from his PhD in Leeds with Paul Knox.

Check out ‘Monoclonal antibodies directed to Fucoidan preparations from Brown Algae’ online now at PLoS ONE.

New Group Members!

We have three new team members starting in October:

Marina Linardić is a PhD student and recipient of the Lewin-Fritsch Studentship sponsored by the Department of Plant Sciences and Downing College.

Roza Vőfély is a PhD student who joins us through the NanoDTC program. She is also mentored by Shery Huang and Silvia Vignolini.

Thomas Torode is a new post-doc joining the group. He has just finished his PhD at the Unviersity of Leeds with the Knox group.

Excited to have them join! Welcome!!!!!

New Summer Interns!

We are pleased to be welcoming two summer students this year:

Amy Roberts, a 3-4th year Engineering student

and Simon Butterworth, a 1-2nd year Natural Sciences student


Festival of Plants!

Festival of Plants!

Tomorrow Saturday the 17th, 2014; 10am until 7pm; Cambridge Botanic Garden.


Firas will be in The Plant Lab and I will be in the Marquee tent!  Come along!

Learn about science and horticulture, flowers and trichomes.

Do a PhD with us!! Lewin-Fritsch Prize Studentship

Do a PhD with us!! Lewin-Fritsch Prize Studentship

A Ralph Lewin – F E Fritsch prize studentship is now available at the University of Cambridge, beginning in October 2014, and is available to UK and EU citizens. The Department of Plant Sciences, in conjunction with Downing College, is offering a range of projects in the field of Phycology.

We have a project available under this prize- so think about appying if it looks cool to you!


Schools Road Show!

Schools Road Show!

The Cambridge Science Festival has begun! This week the Schools Roadshow is taking science into UK schools ( I had a great time with the Owl Class at Bewick Bridge School in Cherry Hinton today 😀
More Science Fest fun to come (