Nicholas Tucker


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

Research in the Tucker lab is focussed on the application of genomics to the following areas:

1. Exploiting Pseudomonas for industrial biotechnology and the sustainable production of plastics

2. Investigating the mode of action of DNA binding antibiotics and their impact on transcription

3. Using metagenomics to identify useful microorganisms from the environment

4. Pathogen genomics and antimicrobial resistance


Nick's Career History:

2009-Present, Senior Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology, University of Strathclyde
2005-2009, Post-doctoral fellow, John Innes Centre, Norwich 
2002-2005 PhD. Molecular microbiology, University of East Anglia 
1999-2000 MSc. Human Molecular Genetics, Imperial College, London. 
1996-99 BSc. (Hons.) Biochemistry, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.


Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 1 Jan 2005

Master of Science, Imperial College London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

Bachelor of Science, Heriot-Watt University

Award Date: 1 Jan 1999


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