AMI PhD studentship awarded to Naina Korotania for work on novel phage-based biopesticides

Research at the University of Birmingham will begin in February 2023.

Naina Korotania

The 2023 Basil Jarvis PhD Studentship, funded by Applied Microbiology International has been awarded to Naina Korotania from the University of Birmingham. Naina is poised to embark on a PhD at the Univeristy of Birmingham in February 2023, developing novel phage-based biopesticides to target cankers in four tree species.

You can read a full interview with Naina in The Microbiologist here, covering her path to microbiology, her plans to develop bacteriophage treatments for plant diseases and her hopes for her PhD.