Emma K. Smith

Emma Smith


  • PhD in Plant Pathology. (2017 – 2021) University of Sheffield
  • Masters by Research in Soil Biology. (2016 – 2017) University of York
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. (2013 – 2016) University of Bristol

Previous Research Experience

–  Comparing the fitness of 192 Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii strains under abiotic and biotic selection pressures specific to the rhizosphere. (Masters Project)

–  Phenotyping sigma factor (SIG1 to SIG6) knockout mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana through one life cycle(BSc Final Year Project)


  • Luke T. Dunning, Anne-Lise Liabot, Jill K. Olofsson, Emma K. Smith, Maria S. Vorontsova, Guillaume Besnard, Kimberley J. Simpson, Marjorie R. Lundgren, Eda Addicott, Rachael V. Gallagher, Yingying Chu, R. Toby Pennington, Pascal-Antoine Christin & Caroline E. R. Lehmann (2017): The recent and rapid spread of Themeda triandra, Botany Letters, DOI: 10.1080/23818107.2017.1391120


Email – eksmith1@sheffield.ac.uk
Twitter – thesoundofEmma
Blog – “Careering through my PhD
LinkedIn – Emma K. Smith

Emma K. Smith
Animal and Plant Science Department
University of Sheffield
Alfred Denny Building
Western Bank
S10 2TN
Sheffield, UK, Europe