Dr Mary Hanson

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research and Commercial Services

Contact Details

email: mary.hanson@worc.ac.uk

Academic History:

PhD Plant and Environmental Science University of Warwick, 2011
MSc Food Safety, Hygiene and Management University of Birmingham, 2007
BSc. (Hons) Biological Sciences University of Birmingham, 2003

Research interests:


  • Researching the detection and quantification of the clubroot pathogen of vegetable brassicas, Plasmodiophora brassicae using molecular and immunological techniques, along with assisting in health related trials research.


  • Studying the epidemiological typing of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical settings by Multi Locus Variable number tandem repeat Analysis (MLVA).
  • Developing assays to determine the effect of environmental factors on the viability of P. brassicae resting spores