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Aidan Taylor

Aidan Taylor

Teaching

  • Part 2: Infectious Diseases

Research projects

  • Photodynamic inactivation of Campylobacter by blue light
  • Molybdenum and tungsten co-factor biosynthesis and regulation
  • Non-canonical bacterial nitrogen metabolism

Background

  • 2010-2013: BSc. Biochemistry and Genetics, University of Nottingham
  • 2013-2017: PhD. Molecular Microbiology, University of Sheffield
  • 2017-2022: Post-doctoral research associate, University of Sheffield
  • 2023-current: Lecturer in Microbiology, University of Reading

Selected publications

  • Walker, P., Taylor, A. J., Hitchcock, A., Webb, J. P., Green, J., Weinstein, J., & Kelly, D. J. (2022). Exploiting Violet-Blue Light to Kill Campylobacter jejuni: Analysis of Global Responses, Modeling of Transcription Factor Activities, and Identification of Protein Targets. MSystems7(4). https://doi.org/10.1128/MSYSTEMS.00454-22
  • Mourkas, E., Taylor, A. J., Méric, G., Bayliss, S. C., Pascoe, B., Mageiros, L., Calland, J. K., Hitchings, M. D., Ridley, A., Vidal, A., Forbes, K. J., Strachan, N. J. C., Parker, C. T., Parkhill, J., Jolley, K. A., Cody, A. J., Maiden, M. C. J., Kelly, D. J., & Sheppard, S. K. (2020). Agricultural intensification and the evolution of host specialism in the enteric pathogen Campylobacter jejuniPNAShttps://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.9929054
  • Taylor, A. J., & Kelly, D. J. (2019). The function, biogenesis and regulation of the electron transport chains in Campylobacter jejuni: New insights into the bioenergetics of a major food-borne pathogen. Advances in Microbial Physiology74, 239–329. https://doi.org/10.1016/BS.AMPBS.2019.02.003

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