MRes Students

Elizabeth Miller S1 2015/2016

Elizabeth Miller S1 2015/2016

Elizabeth examined if Manduca sexta caterpillars can be cured from Candida albicans by using standard therapeutics. Here she is adjusting her Candida albicans inoculum for a round of drug testing.

Bisa Andov

Bisa Andov S2 2014/2015

Bisa studied the effect of human body temperature on susceptibility of Manduca sexta caterpillars to different Candida species. Here she is using the microscope to observe morphological changes in Candida.

Andrew Balfour S2 2013/2014

Andrew Balfour S2 2013/2014

Andrew tested the ability of genetically different Candida albicans strains to kill Manduca sexta caterpillars. Here he is holding a box full of infected tobacco horn worm caterpillars ready for scoring.

Naomi Lyons 2013/2014

Naomi Lyons S1 2013/2014

Naomi studied the suitability of Manduca sexta caterpillars as invertebrate model system of fungal pathogenicity. Here she injects Candida albicans into a tobacco horn worm caterpillar to determine Candida’s virulence potential.