Dr Rebecca Dewhirst
Associate Research Fellow

Profile

I graduated from the University of York in 2011 with a first class degree in biology. I then joined the Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences at the University of Edinburgh to undertake a PhD in plant biochemistry. I completed my PhD, entitled ‘Formation and subsequent metabolism of ascorbate oxidation products in vitro and in plant cells’ in 2015.

After my PhD I joined the wildFIRE lab here in Exeter to continue researching plant biochemistry but this time in relation to plant flammability, specifically in pine species.

Broad research specialisms:

  • Plant biochemistry
  • Volatile organic compounds
  • Plant flammability

Qualifications

PhD in plant biochemistry (University of Edinburgh, 2015);
BSc in biology (University of York, 2011)

Contact details


Email
AddressLaver Building
University of Exeter
North Park Road
Exeter
EX4 4QE
UK
OfficeLevel 7

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