Thesis title: Testing for the occurrence of adaptive haplotypes in a wild relative of wheat
Ashley is a first-year PhD student with Dr Roberta Bergero at SRUC and Dr Matthew Hartfield at the Institute of Ecology and Evolution (IEE).
Previously, they were a Nuclear Stock Assistant in the Potato Section of SASA, a Division of the Scottish Government's ARE Directive.
From 2019 to 2021, they were a Research Assistant in Molecular Biology with the Saunders Group at the John Innes Centre, Norwich.
BSc Genetics (Hons) with Sandwich Year, First Class, Edge Hill University
- Saunders Group
- Point-of-care diagnostics of fungal crop pathogens – MARPLE diagnostics.
- Detection of novel disease resistance genes in wheat.
- Prof. P Ashton, Undergraduate thesis: "Tilia In The South Downs: Clonality, Genetic Diversity, and Edaphic Qualities"
Affiliated research centres
- John Innes Centre/The Sainsbury Laboratory Annual Science Meeting, Norwich Biosciences Institutes, October 2019
- Chicago Plant Symposium, The Field Museum, April 2019
- Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland (BSBI) Annual Meeting Exhibition, Edge Hill University, October 2018
- Biology-Geography Research Forum, Edge Hill University, September 2018