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Miss Emily Feist MBioSci

Postgraduate Research Student in Biological Sciences

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During the 4th year of her Masters degree, Emily worked on the development of a behavioural assay that can be utilised to explore the neuronal and genetic basis of social interactions in C. elegans. This established Emily’s general interest in nematology and the use of C. elegans as a model organism for the study of social behaviours.

Academic Qualifications

2012-2016: Master of Biomedical Sciences. University of Southampton, UK.

Research interests

My current research interests focus on better understanding the neuropharmacology of plant parasitic nematodes and the mode of action of nematicides.

My PhD research project involves using core techniques in cell biology and biochemistry to elucidate the distinct mode of action of a novel nematicide, fluensulfone, on plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs). PPNs cause extensive crop damage worldwide and with feeding the world an increasing challenge of the 21st century, ways to effectively control PPNs are very much in demand.

Supervisor: Lindy Holden-Dye, Vincent O’Connor
Research project: Elucidating the mode of action of a novel nematicide on plant parasitic nematodes.
Funding: Adama

Research group

Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

Affiliate research group

Southampton Neuroscience Group (SoNG)

Research project(s)

Elucidating the mode of action of a novel nematicide on plant parasitic nematodes

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Miss Emily Feist
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

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