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Department of Plant Sciences



Yi provides lab management, developing analytical procedures, support, training and supervision to students and researchers within Ecology laboratories.


Her research activities include the analytical and research work on long term monitoring of EU lakes associated with a major ERC programme; DOMSeasons associated with GLEON (Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network) on tracking seasonality in dissolved organic matter; Leaf traits analysis as part of projects to map ecosystems from airborne imagery and the QGIS image analysis to allow continued data processing. Yi is the drone pilot within the group.

Teaching and Supervisions


Yi helps with the IA Biology of Cells and the 1A Physiology of Organisms practicals.

Lab Manager
Dr Yi  Zhang

Contact Details

Email address: 
Department of Plant Sciences,
University of Cambridge,
Downing Street,
01223 330221