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

University of Bristol
24 Tyndall Avenue