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Miss Tania Garcia Becerra BSc

Postgraduate Research Student in Biological Sciences

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Tania Garcia Becerra is Postgraduate Research Student in Biological Sciences studying molecular plant biology, membrane proteins and response to stress conditions.

Academic Qualifications

2016-present: PhD studentship in Biological Sciences. University of Southampton, UK.
2000-2006: Degree in Biology, University of Seville, Spain.

Research interests

My main interest is to understand how plants behave under stress conditions. I have been always interested in molecular plant biology and which genes are involve in certain processes in the plant. Previously I have been studying how plants respond under biotic stress, trying to find out the mechanisms involve in the interaction plant-pathogens. In my current research I want to study how plants behave under environmental stress conditions, to see which genes are involve in those stress. I’m currently working with some crops like rice, so this research could have an impact in agriculture.

PhD supervisors: Dr. Lorraine E. Williams and Prof. Matthew J. Terry
PhD Research: The Physiological role of G proteins coupled receptor type G proteins (GTGs) in plants in response to stress
Funding: The Gerald Kerkut Charitable Trust

Research group

Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

Affiliate research group

Environmental Biosciences

Research project(s)

Physiological function of the GTG/GPHRs, a highly conserved family of eukaryotic membrane proteins

Is there a conserved function for the GTG/GPHR family of membrane proteins?

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Miss Tania Garcia Becerra
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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