Laura Clark

I am a DPhil student on the BBSRC Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP, funded by a Clarendon Scholarship, working under the supervision of Phil Poole and Lindsay Turnbull. I previously studied Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford, graduating with a BA in July 2016.

My research on the legume-rhizobium symbiosis focuses on how the plant regulates this interaction. I aim to investigate the role of sanctioning in responding to poorly-performing rhizobial strains which fix low levels of nitrogen, and how plants regulate resource allocation to rhizobial partners of different nitrogen-fixing efficiencies.


In Oct 2017: DPhil Student, Year 2 of 4 years


Laura’s studies are funded by:

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