Experiences, research rotations and PhD projects of the first cohort of students.

Peas

Mark Bal – Lars Østergaard laboratory, John Innes Centre

A key facet of the EDESIA programme is to use the research rotations to move outside of your comfort zone. One of my rotations centred on the evaluation of...

Yvie Morgan – Janneke Balk laboratory, John Innes Centre

Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is the most prevalent nutrient deficiency worldwide. As trends in plant-based diets continue to increase, the dietary reliance upon...

Norwich Science Festival

Alicia Nicklin, Stephen Robinson laboratory, Quadram Institute

Around 55,200 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the UK every year, making it the UK’s most common cancer. To combat this disease, it is vital...

EDESIA Yang

Yang Yue – Cathie Martin laboratory, John Innes Centre

As a part of the first EDESIA cohort, I undertook three rotation projects in the UEA Norwich Medical School, the Quadram Institute, and the John Innes Centre....

Model gut

Aryana Zardkoohi – Nathalie Juge laboratory, Quadram Institute

My PhD project is at the interface between plant sciences, gut microbiome and human health. Before selecting the main project, I experienced three...