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Lena Bayer-Wilfert

Dr Lena Bayer-Wilfert

Research Fellow


University of Exeter

Research summary

My research interests focus on the genetics of host-parasite interactions. Currently, I am studying the dynamics of viral sequence evolution in bumblebees and bees. These viruses are promising model organisms for studying emerging diseases.

Interests and expertise (Subject groups)

Grants awarded

Viral pathogens of bees: a model for understanding and managing emerging disease

Scheme: Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

Dates: Mar 2011 - Feb 2015

Value: £395,236.69