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Department of Plant Sciences

Professsor Sir David Baulcombe
Head of Gene Expression Group
Royal Society Research Professor
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Dr Samuel Fraser Brockington
Head of Evolution and Diversity Group
Curator of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Professor of Evolution
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Professor John Carr
Head of Virology and Molecular Plant Pathology Group
Department Safety Officer
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Head of Plant Nutrient Group
Royal Society University Research Fellow
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Professor David  Coomes
Conservation Research Institute Director
Head of Forest Ecology and Conservation Group
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Dr Nik  Cunniffe
Head of Theoretical and Computational Epidemiology Group
Director of Teaching
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Prof. Julia  Davies
Head of Transport Group
Professor of Stress Signalling
Director of Post Graduate Education
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Head of Crop Pathogen Immunity Group
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David Edwards
Professor of Plant Ecology
Head of Tropical Ecology and Conservation Group
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Dr Sebastian  Eves-van den Akker
Head of Plant-Parasite/Pathogen Interactions Group
BBSRC David Phillips Fellow
Principal Research Associate
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Professor Chris  Gilligan
+ Director of Research and Head, Epidemiology and Modelling Group
+ Fellow, King's College, Cambridge
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Professor Beverley Glover
Director of Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Head of Evolution and Development Group
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Professor Howard  Griffiths
Head of Physiological Ecology Group
Professor of Plant Ecology
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Head of Chromatin & Memory Group
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Associate Professor
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Head of Synthetic Biology for Engineering Plant Growth Group
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Prof. Ian  Henderson
Head of Genetic and Epigenetic Inheritance in Plants Group
Professor of Genetics and Epigenetics
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Professor Julian  Hibberd
Head of Department of Plant Sciences
Head of Molecular Physiology Group
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Dr Johannes Kromdijk
Head of Environmental Plant Physiology Group
Associate Professor
Biological Safety Officer
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Leonie Luginbuehl
Head of Plant Physiology and Symbiosis Group
Assistant Professor
Professor Giles  Oldroyd
Director of the Crop Science Centre
Russell R Geiger Professor of Crop Science
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Professor Uta  Paszkowski
Head of Cereal Symbiosis Group
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Dr Nicola Patron
Head of Plant Molecular Engineering Group
Dr Adam  Pellegrini
Head of Ecosystem and Carbon Science Group
Associate Professor
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Professor Alison Smith
Head of Plant Metabolism Group
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Professor Alex  Webb
Head of Circadian Signal Transduction Group
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Natashe Yelina
Head of Crop Breeding Technologies Group
Cawthorn Senior Researcher of Crop Science
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