Susannah Gill

Support Specialist Entomology Facility Assistant

Susannah works in the Entomology and Insectary team.

On a day-to-day basis,Susannah assists in the daily running of the facility and upkeep of the in-house colonies, ensuring they are healthy and successful with each generation.

She is also the facility’s primary science facilitator, providing practical advice and regularly meeting with both internal and external clients to design and carry out research using insects.

To date, she has been involved with a number of such projects, including; Grey Field Slug and Spanish Slug feeding behaviours on wheat varieties, egg dormancy and parasitism in the Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle and the effects of Aphid feeding on plant immune systems.