Professor of Microbiology
I'm an 'experimentalist' (molecular microbiologist) Postdoc working on regulation and peptide signaling in Clostridium acetobutylicum.
I'm also a SysMO-DB PAL (Product Application Liason) for COSMIC, working on data management including standards and integration with SysMO SEEK.
Expertise: Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Bacillus subtilis, translational control of gene expression, sporulation, phenotypic heterogeneity, bistability, gene regulation, stress responses, Signal transduction in Gram-negative bacteria; Synthetic Microbiology; Single cell gene expression; Regulatory networks; biochemistry; histidine ki..., regulation of gene expression, Systems Biology
Tools: Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Genetic analysis, Genetic modification, Model organisms, Single Cell analysis, PCR, Fluorecence based reporter gene analyses/single cell analyses, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA), time lapse microscopy, Time-lapse fluorescence microscopy Flow cytometry
Tools: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Genetic analysis, Genetic modification, Proteomics (2D-PAGE), mutant strain generation, Chemical cross-linking, SubtiWiki, SPINE, bacterial two-hybrid system
Tools: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and protein analysis, Cell biology, Genetic analysis, Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Model organisms, Proteomics (2D-PAGE), gene regulation, DNA technology RNA technology Protein analysis Fermentation Mutagenesis, molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques), protein interaction studies
Optimisation of Bacillus subtilis for the secretion of heterologous proteins Therapeutic proteins (including those required for experimental purposes and clinical trials) are major products of biomanufacturing processes and considerable time and expense are expended to maximise the yield and quality of proteins produced in heterologous hosts. The production host of choice is the Gram-negative bacterium Escherichia coli for which many strains and expression systems have been developed. However,