Dr Yi Zhang

Yi provides lab management, technical support, developing analytical procedures, supervising Part II undergraduates and PhDs students, training postdoctoral RAs within Ecology laboratories. She has been involved in leaf traits analysis as part of projects to map ecosystems from airborne imagery, including method development for elemental and stable isotope analysis and measuring the phenolics and tannin content. She has also contributed to the QGIS image analysis to allow continued data processing in support of a PDRA research programme and water and sediment analysis for long term lake monitoring programme. Her main ongoing personal research project is on the post-translational modification for Pyrenoid formation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Apart from lab management and research, Yi provides technical support for the IA Biology of Cells and the 1A Physiology of Organisms teaching practicals.  Yi 轶 means “extraordinary” and she lives up to her name!

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