Cian DugganStart date: 01-10-2016
Academic department: Life Sciences
Title of research project: Investigating plant innate-immunity to develop blight-resistant crops
Academic supervisor: Dr Tolga Bozkurt
Native country: Ireland

How has the scholarship award enabled you to pursue your ambitions? 

It has allowed me to pursue a research project that is my passion, hopefully enabling me in the future to do even greater things.

Why did you choose to study at Imperial? 

I chose Imperial College because the project and supervision suited me best.

What have you been up to on the programme so far? 

So far, I’ve been contributing to research papers, supervising students, reading, and carrying out a lot of experiments!