The Germplasm Resources Unit (GRU) is staffed by a team consisting of two senior scientists and a research assistant each of whom have built up a range of expertise associated with managing the diverse range of material and engaging with clients . We are all here to help answer enquiries for materials and information.

Left: Mike Ambrose (Senior Scientist) who manages the GRU and curates the BBSRC Small Grain Cereals and the JI Pisum Collection.

Middle: Liz Sayers (Research Assistant), Co-Curator of the BBSRC Small Grain Cereal Collections and responsible for the GRU regeneration and multiplication programme and growing demonstrations.

Right: Steve Reader (Senior Scientist), Curator of the Triticeae, Watkins and Wheat Precise Genetic Stocks collections. Please note, Steve retired on the 14th November 2014.