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School of the Biological Sciences


Professor of Plant Virology, Department of Plant Sciences

John Carr's research focuses on how virus infection influences interactions of plants with other organisms and plants’ ability to withstand environmental stresses. Learn more


Research Areas

Plant-Virus interactions
Defence and signal transduction
Virus-induced effects on host-insect and host-insect interactions


Plant molecular viral and cellular biology
Viral metagenomics
Insect behavioural and performance assays
Liquid and gas chromatography 

Areas for Collaboration

On-going collaborations with partners in sub-Saharan Africa in developing sustainable methods for control transmission of crop-infecting viruses

Research Theme