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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.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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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1/10/20 → 1/04/24
Project: Research Studentship - Internally Allocated
Host lysolipid differentially modulates virulence factor expression and antimicrobial susceptibility inMcSorley, J. C., MacFadyen, A. C., Kerr, L. & Tucker, N. P., 7 Jul 2022, In: Microbiology. 168, 7, 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
The genetics of prey susceptibility to myxobacterial predation: a review, including an investigation into pseudomonas aeruginosa mutations affecting predation by Myxococcus xanthusSydney, N., Swain, M. T., So, J. M. T., Hoiczyk, E., Tucker, N. P. & Whitworth, D. E., 31 Aug 2021, In: Microbial Physiology. 31, 2, p. 57-66 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Nicholas Tucker (Member)Dec 2014 → 2015
Activity: Membership types › Membership of council