Claire Dumenil wins SCI twitter competition

Drosophila suzukii on a strawberry. Courtesy of Graham Shephard (Rothamsted Research).

Congratulations to Claire Dumenil (current 3rd year SWBio DTP student) who won the #agrifoodbecause 2017 twitter competition. 

This competition organised by the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI)’s Agri-Food Early Career Forum.   Claire tweeted the reason for doing her PhD in agrisciences along with a picture representing her work (Right).

invasive pests threaten food production and food security, worldwide!🍓🍒🍇

Her PhD is titled host selection by the olfactory system in the agricultural pest Drosophila suzukii.