Dr Gabriel Castrillo
Associate Professor in Plant Microbiome
Gabriel’s research is focused on understanding how plants and microbes interact, in the context of nutrition. He examines how microbes help plants cope with nutritional deficiencies, and how the plant impacts the structure of the microbiome of the root, and the leaf.
Gabriel joined the Beacon from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He published his first Nature paper in 2017, following that up with papers in both Nature and Science in 2020. Gabriel has been promoted to Associate Professor, having started at the Beacon as a Nottingham Research Fellow.
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