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CambPlants Hub

Plants for Food, Energy, Materials, Health and Eco-systems

Studying at Cambridge


The Team

CambPlants Hub

The CambPlants Hub facilitates and supports a wide variety of programmes and activities.

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Dr Mariana Fazenda
Innovation and Enterprise Project Officer






Bioscience Impact Team

Impact is of increasing importance to Government and funders of research. The University wishes to encourage researchers to explore all avenues by which their research could have an impact, so that the research can contribute to society and the economy.


Bioscience Impact Administrator










Professor Sir David Baulcombe          

Department of Plant Sciences

Professor Alison Smith

Department of Plant Sciences  


CambPlants Governing Body

CambPlantsAdvisoryBoard 4Apr16

The guidance and oversight of CambPlants activities are carried out by the CambPlants Advisory Board which gives direction and support, and helps with the overall development of the Hub.

CambPlants Advisory Board, chaired by Marcus Agius, is hosted by Prof. Ottoline Leyser at the Sainsbury Laboratory, with contributors from the Botanic Garden (Prof. Beverley Glover), CBI (Prof. Paul Dupree), CCI (Dr Mike Rands), CUDAR (Chris Chaney), CSaP (Dr Robert Doubleday), GFS SRI (Prof. Chris Gilligan and Prof. Howard Griffiths), NIAB (Dr Tina Barsby), Department of Plant Sciences (Prof. Alison Smith and Prof. Sir David Baulcombe), SAPS (Dan Jenkins), UCCRI (Prof. Bhaskar Vira).

The CambPlants Hub is hosted at the Department of Plant Sciences in the University of Cambridge and is currently funded by the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF)