Staff Profile:Professor Simon Andrews

Name:
Professor Simon Andrews
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:

Professor

  • Head of the Biomedical Sciences Section
  • Head of the Microbiology Research Group
  • Warden of Wessex Hall of Residence
Areas of Interest:
  • Funding from BBSRC
  • Iron storage and release in bacteria
  • Iron transport, regulation and homeostasis in Gram-negative bacteria
  • Role of iron in bacterial pathogenicity and gut colonisation
  • Virulence in 'commensal' Lactic Acid Bacteria

Member of the Microbiology Research Group

Research groups / Centres:

Impact, Enterprise and Outreach:

  • Host for Nuffield Bursary students and STEM Ambassador
  • Radio Berkshire interviews
  • BBC South interview

Esteem Factors:

  • Assistant Editor for BioMetals
  • Advisory Board for Molecular Microbiology
  • Editorial Board for MicrobiologyOpen
  • Editor for 'Iron uptake and homeostasis in microorganisms' (2010) Pub Caister Academic Press

Teaching:

  • Part 1: Practical Biochemistry
  • Part 2: Function of the Bacterial Cell, Molecular Biology of the Gene
  • Part 3: Mechanisms of Microbial Function, Bacterial Pathogens
  • MRes: Research techniques, analysis & experimental design

International Collaborators:

  • Dr F Baron & S Jan, INRA, Renne, France
  • Dr Ligia Savavia, ITQB, Oeiras, Portugal
  • Dr M Al-Tonsy, Sohag, Egypt

National Collaborators:

  • Drs Penny Hirsch and Tim Mauchline, Rothamsted Research
  • Dr Nicola Holden, James Hutton Institute
  • Prof N Le Brun, School of Chemistry, UEA
  • Dr M Thomas, Medical School, University of Sheffield
  • Prof T Sorensen, Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire
  • Drs H Atkins and M Sakar-Tyson, DSTL, Porton Down
  • Dr M East, Biological Sci, University of Southampton
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Recent publications

Nandal, A., Huggins, C.C.O., Woodhall, M.R., McHugh, J., Rodríguez-Quiñones, F., Quail, M.A., Guest, J.R., and Andrews, S.C. (2010) Induction of the ferritin gene (ftnA) of Escherichia coli by Fe2+-Fur is mediated by reversal of H-NS silencing and is RyhB independent. Mol. Microbiol. 75, 637-657.

Altonsy, M.O., Andrews, S.C., and Tuohy, K. (2010) Differential induction of apoptosis in human colonic carcinoma cells (Caco-2) by Atopobium, and commensal, probiotic and enteropathogenic bacteria: mediation by the mitochondrial pathway. Int. J. Food Microbiol. (2010) 137, 190-203.

Simon Andrews

Contact Details

Email:
s.c.andrews@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8463 or +44 (0) 118 378 7895
Fax:
+44 (0) 118 378 0180
Building:
150 AMS Wing

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Microbiome and Research Group
 

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