FABI would like to congratulate Tania Weller-Stuart on passing her PhD examination. Tania becomes the fifth FABI PhD candidate to pass their exam this year.

She presented her prestige seminar entitled "Genomic and functional characterization in Pantoea ananatis" before her oral examination and PhD defence. 

Tania’s external examiners were Dr Marie-Agnes Jacques from the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences - INRA) and Yolanda Petersen from ARC-Infruitec. The supervisors for her research project were Prof. Teresa CoutinhoProf. Ian Toth from the James Hutton Institute and Dr Pieter de Maayer.