Biological Sciences

Wadham is home to doctoral students working on a wide range of projects in the fields of zoology, ecology, plant sciences and molecular biosciences.

The Courses

Wadham admits doctoral researchers working in the Department of Zoology and the Department of Plant Sciences. We also accept applicants for the Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Programme, the Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership, the Life Science Interface Doctoral Training Centre and the Systems Biology Doctoral Training Centre; details of all these programmes can be found here.

The Tutors

In the field of Biological Sciences Wadham has two Tutorial Fellows, Dr Ian Moore and Dr Nathalie Seddon, and two Lecturers, Dr Cedric Tan and Dr Mark Fricker.

Dr Ian Moore is a plant cell biologist studying the genetics and evolution of plant cell organisation. 

Dr Nathalie Seddon is an evolutionary ecologist studying the origins and maintenance of biodiversity in South America.

Dr Cedric Tan is a conservation biologist studying the ecology of clouded leopards in Malaysia and the effectiveness of various teaching methods.

Dr Mark Fricker is a plant cell biologist. His research area is imaging signalling and transport in complex systems.