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Saskia Birch

Saskia Birch

PhD student
Nutrient perception and capture

ssb51 [at]

Originally from Dundee, Scotland, I did my undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. Clearly desiring flatter pastures, I travelled down from the hills of Scotland to do a PhD in the lab of Dr Jeongmin Choi. My project is investigating how regulation of phosphate homeostasis in rice impacts the level of root colonisation by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi.