Rebecca Lowry

Rebecca is now working as a postodoctoral researcher in the lab of Prof Liz Sockett at the University of Nottingham after gaining her PhD in 2015.



2008-2011:      University of Sheffield BSc Biochemistry and Microbiology

2011:                Summer (SGM funded) and third year lab project with Prof Jeff Green in MBB - Cyclic di-GMP signalling  in E. coli and Salmonella

2011-present:  University of Sheffield. Department of Infection and Immunity. PhD student

Current Work

I am currently working on how, when and where glycosylation of polar flagellin occurs in Aeromonas caviae under the supervision of Dr Jon Shaw, Dr Graham Stafford and Dr Jennifer Parker.

I am a member of the Society of General Microbiology.

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Lowry R, Balboa S, Parker JL, Shaw JG. Aeromonas flagella and colonisation mechanisms. Adv Microb Physiol. 2014, 65:203-56

Rebecca C. Lowry, Jennifer L. Parker, Ramhari Kumbhar, Stephane Mesnage, Jonathan G. Shaw and Graham P. Stafford (2014) The Aeromonas caviae AHA0618 gene modulates cell length and influences swimming and swarming motility Microbiology Open, Article first published online: 17 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.233

JL Parker, RC Lowry, NAS Couto, PC Wright, GP Stafford, and JG Shaw (2014) Maf‐dependent bacterial flagellin glycosylation occurs before chaperone binding and flagellar T3SS export. Mol Micro 92 (2), 258-272.