Nuptials and new lab mate

Huge congratulations to Cass who got married over the weekend in West Auckland. Our most sincere wishes to her and her new husband, Andrew.

We’re also pleased to welcome a new lab mate. Neil Birrell is almost at the end of his PGDipSci year and will join the lab proper at the end of the year to begin working with the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) with a particular focus on potential applications in agriculture.

Neil presenting his research proposal to the department