Samuel Greenrod

I am interested in microbial evolution and microbe-host interactions in the King Lab. I have previously investigated mobile genetic elements in a plant pathogenic bacterium.


2021 MBiol Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of York – 1st Class

2018-2019 Erasmus placement, Aarhus University, Denmark


Greenrod, S.T.E., Stoycheva, M., Elphinstone, J., Friman, V.-P. 2022. Global diversity and distribution of prophages are lineage-specific within the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex. BMC Genomics 23. 
Alderley, C.L., Greenrod, S.T.E., Friman, V.-P.. 2022. Plant pathogenic bacterium can rapidly evolve tolerance to an antimicrobial plant allelochemical. Evolutionary Applications 15.
Tregenza, T., Rodríguez-Muñoz, R., Boonekamp, J….. Greenrod, S.T.E., ….Bilde., T. 2021. Evidence for genetic isolation and local adaptation in the field cricket Gryllus campestris. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 34.


2021 Royal Society of Biology Project Prize

          Microbial Genomics Most Promising Science Poster Prize, Microbiology Society Conference



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