I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, in the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, at the University of Adelaide. My background is in microbiology and more recently microbiology and genetics of wine yeast and lactic acid bacteria (LAB). I am...
Yeast, Aquaporin, Cancer, Bioinformatics
I am interested in the use of genome editing techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9 to improve industrial yeast strains.
Yeast physiology and metabolism during wine fermentation. Metabolomics and transcriptomics of the yeast cell. Yeast stress responses. Production of esters in response to different nutrients and fermentation conditions.
Engineering wine yeast to improve performance