Professional summary

Research Interests

Michael started his PhD with the NHMS in September 2023 co-supervised by Lindsay, Ben and Richard at UKCEH and Dr Soon Gweon at University of Reading (previously a bioinformation at UKCEH, Soon wrote the HONEYPI pipeline we use to analyse the NHMS sequencing data).

Michael will be using environmental DNA (eDNA) to investigate the role of habitat upon the transmission of pollinator disease. His studentship is funded under the SCENARIO Doctoral Training Program (DTP) by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), with additional financial support from the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA).

Michael Bennett