Career History

  • Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia (1997-present)
  • Business Innovation Manager, InCrops Enterprise Hub (2009-2013)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, The Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre (1994-1997)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of East Anglia (1991-1994)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leicester (1988-1991)
  • PhD Dept Biochemistry, Imperial College, University of London (1988)
  • BSc Biochemistry, Imperial College, University of London (1983)

All Publications

Zhao, X., Moates, G. K., Elliston, A., Wilson, D. R., Coleman, M., Waldron, K. W.

(2015)

Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of steam exploded duckweed: Improvement of the ethanol yield by increasing yeast titre,

in Bioresource Technology

194

pp. 263–269

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Zhao, X., Moates, G. K., Wilson, D. R., Ghogare, R. J., Coleman, M. J., Waldron, K. W.

(2015)

Steam explosion pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of duckweed (Lemna minor) biomass,

in Biomass and Bioenergy

72

pp. 206-215

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Zhao, X., Moates, G. K., Wellner, N., Collins, S. R. A., Coleman, M. J., Waldron, K. W.

(2014)

Chemical characterisation and analysis of the cell wall polysaccharides of duckweed (Lemna minor),

in Carbohydrate Polymers

111

pp. 410-8

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Zhao, X., Elliston, A., Collins, S. R. A., Moates, G. K., Coleman, M. J., Waldron, K. W.

(2012)

Enzymatic saccharification of duckweed (Lemna minor) biomass without thermophysical pretreatment,

in Biomass and Bioenergy

47

pp. 354-361

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Yang, X., Wang, W., Coleman, M., Orgil, U., Feng, J., Ma, X., Ferl, R., Turner, J., Xiao, S.

(2009)

Arabidopsis 14-3-3 lambda is a positive regulator of RPW8-mediated disease resistance,

in The Plant Journal

60

(3)

pp. 539-550

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Fridborg, I., Grainger, J., Page, A., Coleman, M., Findlay, K., Angell, S.

(2003)

TIP, a novel host factor linking callose degradation with the cell-to-cell movement of Potato virus X.,

in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

16

(2)

pp. 132-140

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Devoto, A., Nieto-Rostro, M., Xie, D., Ellis, C., Harmston, R., Patrick, E., Davis, J., Sherratt, L., Coleman, M., Turner, J.

(2002)

COl1 links jasmonate signalling and fertility to the SCF ubiquitin-ligase complex in Arabidopsis.,

in The Plant Journal

32

(4)

pp. 457-466

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Peart, J., Lu, R., Sadanandom, A., Malcuit, I., Moffett, P., Brice, D., Schauser, L., Jaggard, D., Xiao, S., Coleman, M., Dow, M., Jones, J., Shirasu, K., Baulcombe, D.

(2002)

Ubiquitin ligase-associated protein SGT1 is required for host and nonhost disease resistance in plants.,

in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA

99

(16)

pp. 10865-10869

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Xiao, S., Ellwood, S., Calis, O., Patrick, E., Li, T., Coleman, M., Turner, J.

(2001)

Broad-spectrum mildew resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana mediated by RPW8,

in Science

291

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pp. 118-120

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van der Biezen, E., Sun, J., Coleman, M., Bibb, M., Jones, J.

(2000)

Arabidopsis RelA/SpoT homologs implicate (p)ppGpp in plant signaling,

in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

97

(7)

pp. 3747-3752

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Coleman, M., Henricot, B., Arnau, J., Oliver, R.

(1997)

Starvation-induced genes of the tomato pathogen Cladosporium fulvum are also induced during growth in planta,

in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

10

(9)

pp. 1106-1109

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Botella, M., Coleman, M., Hughes, D., Nishimura, M., Jones, J., Somerville, S.

(1997)

Map positions of 47 Arabidopsis sequences with sequence similarity to disease resistance genes,

in The Plant Journal

12

(5)

pp. 1197-1211

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Parker, J., Coleman, M.

(1997)

Molecular intimacy between proteins specifying plant-pathogen recognition,

in Trends in Biochemical Sciences

22

(8)

pp. 291-296

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Parker, J., Coleman, M., Szabo, V., Frost, L., Schmidt, R., van der Biezen, E., Moores, T., Dean, C., Daniels, M., Jones, J.

(1997)

The Arabidopsis downy mildew resistance gene RPP5 shares similarity to the toll and interleukin-1 receptors with N and L6,

in The Plant Cell

9

(6)

pp. 879-894

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Key Research Interests

I have primarily a teaching position but retain a small research interest in biofuels from alternative feedstocks.

Current Research Projects

  • Biofuels from alternative crops

Teaching Interests

I am Module Organiser for BIO-5006A Plant Biology and BIO-3C20 Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. I teach on the following modules:

  • BIO-4003A Fundamentals of Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • BIO-4008Y Skills for Biologists
  • BIO-4010Y Skills for Biologists with Higher Maths
  • BIO-5003B Molecular Biology
  • BIO-5006A Plant Biology
  • BIO-5009A Genetics
  • BIO-5011A Clinical Genetics
  • BIO-3C09 Microbial Biotechnology
  • BIO-3C20 Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • BIO-3C41 Genomes, Genes and Genomics
  • BIO-3C46 Plant Biotechnology for Sustainable Food Production
  • BIO-3D3Y Biology Research Skills
  • ENG-4001A Energy Engineering Revolution.

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • External Examiner, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex
  • Member of Board of Governors, Easton and Otley College

Administrative Posts

  • Director of Learning and Teaching, School of Biological Sciences
  • Chair of School Teaching Executive Committee
  • Member of School Executive Committee
  • Member of School Board of Examiners
  • Member of School Biosciences Curriculum Working Group
  • Member of Faculty Learning and Teaching Quality Committee
  • Member of University Taught Programmes Policy Group