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Lily Chen

Lily was a Phd student working under the supervision of Bob Furbank, Rob Sharwood and Hugo Alonso-Cantabrana . Lily completed a Bachelor of Biotechnology at the University of Newcastle in 2014 and completed an Honours with Professor Chris Grof focusing on Setaria viridis sucrose transports (SUTs) and sugars. Her project focused on elucidating the role of Setaria viridis SWEETs in sugar transport pathways . Her main aim was creating expression profiles and analysing existing RNA-seq data to probe for target SvSWEETs.

Lily was part of the Centre from 2016 to 2021