Prof. Gary Foster

Professor in Molecular Plant Pathology

Research Focus

Molecular Mycology & Biotechnology

Scientific Activities

Drug Discovery & Plant Pathology 

Significant Publications

Andy Bailey, Fabrizio Alberti, Sreedhar Kilaru, Catherine Collins, Kate de Mattos-Shipley, Amanda Hartley, Patrick Hayes, Alison Griffin, Colin Lazarus, Russell Cox, Christine L Willis, Karen O'Dwyer, David Spence, Gary Foster (2016) Identification and manipulation of the pleuromutilin gene cluster from Clitopilus passeckerianus for increased rapid antibiotic production. Scientific Reports 6, 25202; doi: 10.1038/ srep25202 (2016).

M.N. Heneghan · C. Burns · A.M.S.B. Costa · K.S. Burton · M.P. Challen · A.M. Bailey · G.D. Foster (2016) Functional analyses of Agaricus bisporus Serine Proteinase 1 (SPR1) reveals a role in utilisation of humic rich substrates and adaptation to the leaf-litter ecological niche. Environmental Microbiology doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13350

Kathryn L. Ford, Kendra Baumgartner, Béatrice Henricot, Andy M. Bailey, Gary D. Foster (2016) A native promoter and inclusion of an intron is necessary for efficient expression of GFP or mRFP in Armillaria mellea. Scientific Reports


Contact information

School of Biological Sciences
University of Bristol
24 Tyndall Avenue

Phone: +44 (0)117 3941178

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