Qi Yang Ngai

Research Assistant Molecules from Nature

Qi is interested in crop research and how characteristics of major crops such as wheat can be improved for human consumption.

Starch is a major component of the grain in cereal crops and contributes to the global calorie intake.

Here at the John Innes Centre, he will be supporting the team led by Professor Alison Smith and Dr David Seung in a project on the origins of starch granule diversity in cereal and grass seeds.