Understanding the structure and dynamics of natural bacteria-phage infection networks


Rosanna Wright

Email: rctw500@york.ac.uk

Start Year: 2014, 1st cohort

Host University: The University of York

Department: Department of Biology

Supervisors:  Prof Michael Brockhurst (York); Prof Steve Paterson (Liverpool); Prof Maggie Smith (York)

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Rosanna Wright

Academic profile

Education

BA (Hons), Natural Sciences (Biochemistry), University of Cambridge, 2009-2013

Skills and relevant qualifications

Methods in microbial experimental evolution;
Bacteria-phage resistance/infectivity assays;
Analysis of bipartite networks;
Using R including basic programming in R;
Basic Python programming;
Phylogenetic analysis.

ACCE PhD Research topic

Understanding the structure and dynamics of natural bacteria-phage infection networks

Using network analysis to describe the interaction structure of natural bacteria-phage communities, discover how network structure evolves, and explore how they are perturbed by environmental changes.