Up to 2 Lecturer appointments are available within the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research. This is an exciting opportunity to plan and carry out research at the core of the BIFoR strategic vision in the area of plant-pathogen interactions and to contribute to the whole range of research, teaching and administration within the school of Biosciences.
One of our School of Biosciences PhD students is first author of a paper published in the prestigious journal Science on 5 Nov 2015. Zongcheng Lin, the lead author, was a PhD student funded jointly by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the College of Life and Environmental Science (LES), when he carried out these studies. He is now a postdoctoral scientist at the VIB in Ghent.
Scientists discover how to prevent self-pollination. University of Birmingham (UK) scientists have created a plant that rejects its own pollen or pollen of close relatives, according to research published in the journal Science on 5 November 2015.