Researching protists and microbes developing an emphasis on organismal interactions, parasitic protists and the ecology of disease risk.
Research Chair, Division of Genomic and Microbial Diversity, Department of Life Sciences.
Researching cyanobacterial diversity and ecology in the Genomics and Microbial Biodiversity Division, Department of Life Sciences.
A microbiologist specialising in ciliated protozoa. The problems of ciliate nomenclature led to Dave's involvement in the influential Nomencurator project and indirectly to running the EU project Unifying revisionary Taxonomy on the Web.
Researching the phylogenetic relationships, distribution in the Pacific Ocean and systematic theory of diatoms.
Head of Collections Botany
Algae curator, Department of Botany.
Lichen curator investigating the ecology and evolution of amphibious lichens, bioindication and the conservation of crytpogamic plants.
Investigating lichens as bioindicators of pollution and environmental change in Britain and South-east Asia.