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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Dr Nik Cunniffe

Dr Nik Cunniffe

Department of Plant Sciences

Mathematical modelling of the spread, detection, evolution and control of crop and tree diseases.

Nik Cunniffe is accepting applications for PhD students.

Nik Cunniffe is available for consultancy.

Departments and Institutes

Plant Sciences:


  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Epidemic control
  • Epidemiology
  • Disease vectors
  • Plant infection


  • Plant viruses
  • Emerging viral diseases


  • Mathematical modelling
  • Computational modelling