Dr Gordon Allison

Dr Gordon Allison

Analytical Biochemist

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I work across disciplines, interact with industry and provide underpinning in IBERS for chemical and data analysis.My interests centre on plant cell wall biochemistry, and how architecture and chemical composition affect the efficiency of the conversion of plant feedstocks by thermochemical processes, fermentation by ruminants and also by commercial industrial processing. I am expert in chromatographic/ mass spectrometry, vibrational spectroscopy and imaging, thermochemical analysis, and statistical and chemometric data mining/ modelling. I coordinate the MSc in Biotechnology and teach broadly at undergraduate and post graduate levels.



Variation in susceptibility to microbial lignin oxidation in a set of wheat straw cultivars: influence of genetic, seasonal and environmental factorsKonstantopoulou, M., Slator, P., Taylor, C., Wellington, E., Allison, G., Harper, A., Bancroft, I. & Bugg, T. 2017 In : Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal.32, 4, p. 493-50715 p.
Temporal metagenomic and metabolomic chracterization of fresh perennial ryegrass degradation by rumen bacteriaMayorga, O., Kingston-Smith, A., Kim, E. J., Allison, G., Wilkinson, T., Hegarty, M., Newbold, C., Theodorou, M. & Huws, S. 2016 In : Frontiers in Microbiology.7, 1854
Expanding the biomass resource: Sustainable oil production via fast pyrolysis of low input high diversity biomass and the potential integration of thermochemical and biological conversion routesCorton, J., Donnison, I., Patel, M., Bühle, L., Hodgson, E., Wachendorf, M., Bridgwater, A., Allison, G. & Fraser, M. 2016 In : Applied Energy.177, p. 852-86211 p.
The metabolomic detection of lung cancer biomarkers in sputumCameron, S., Lewis, K. E., Beckmann, M., Allison, G., Ghosal, R., Lewis, P. D. & Mur, L. 2016 In : Lung Cancer.94, p. 88-958 p.
Cell wall biomass preparation and Fourier transform mid-infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy to study cell wall compositionFernandes Da Costa, R. M., Allison, G. & Bosch, M. 2015 In : Bio-protocol.5, 11
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