Professor Tracy Lawson
Director of Plant Phenomics Research facility
Director of Impact
Research Group Convenor (Plant Productivity)
Dr Silvere Vialet-Chabrand
Post-doctoral researcher: Tigress: Improving Water Use and Yield Stability in Pearl Millet and Sorghum
Dr Michele Faralli
Post-doctoral researcher: PHOTOWHEAT: Exploiting variation in stomatal dynamics and ear photosynthesis to optimise wheat productivity.
Dr Jack Matthews
Post-doctoral researcher: IWYP: Manipulating stomatal blue light response in wheat to improve productivity
PhD candidate: Characterising photosynthesis, stomatal conductance and water use efficiency in barley. Comparing varieties with and without a functioning circadian clock.
PhD candidate: Using spectral signatures as a toolbox for determining crop health status
PhD candidate: Determining the extent to which anatomical stomatal characters influence leaf transpiration, temperature and CO2 assimilation in wheat.
PhD candidate: How plant-microbe interactions affect soil functioning
PhD candidate: Manipulating guard cell anatomy and physiology using molecular and physiological approaches to understand impact on crop performance.
PhD candidate: Role of guard cell chloroplasts in coordinating mesophyll and stomatal response.
Dr Phil Davey
Departmental Technician: Plant and Algal Physiology
Dr Martin Battle
Lab Technician: Tigress: Improving Water Use and Yield Stability in Pearl Millet and Sorghum
Mr Joe Chadwick
Lab Technician: Newton Institutional Links Program: Phenotyping rice photosynthesis for sustainable Thai rice production
Past lab members
Mariella Ragni (Postdoctoral Research Assistant, 2008-2010)