The INSECTs

We are an interdisciplinary, inclusive and collaborative research group that aims to provide a platform for the development of interesting, thought-provoking, and innovative ideas across all fields of science and philosophy. Here are the wonderful INSECT members

Brazil

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FELIPE A. CINI

PhD Student

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I'm interested in the neurobiology of memory and sleep

United Kingdom

JULIANO MORIMOTO

Principal Investigator

Australia

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BINH NGUYEN

PhD candidate

I'm interested in the effects of microbiome on life-history traits in flies.

AMANDA BACCIN

Researcher

I'm interested in haematology and parasitology in Latin America 

NAT DUFFUS

Honours student

I'm interested in the conservation of insects by law and environmental education. 

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MÁRJORI FRÍTOLA

PhD Candidate

I'm interested in how developmental stressors affect oral health

THOMAS JOHNSTON

Honours student

If I’m not found in the lab I’m likely in the sea scuba-diving. 

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ELLIOT MINTO

Honours student

Aspiring zoologist, I would’ve pursued art but all I can draw are dinosaurs.

CLAUDIA CURELL ALONSO

Honours student

I’m interested in conservation, sustainable development and environmental education.

MARCELL VEINER

NERC Placement

I’m interested in using Machine Learning to predict bee waggle dancing behaviour.

COLLINS CHIDIMURRO

PhD candidate

I’m interested in exploring new ways to control insect pests, harnessing the power of big data and data analytics