Dr Kevin Williams

B.Sc. (Hatfield: Chemistry)

B.Sc. (Open: Economics & Mathematical Sciences)

Ph.D. (Aberystwyth: Active Learning for Drug Discovery)

Dr Kevin Williams

Senior Glasshouse and Mechatronics Technician

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National Plant Phenomics Centre: developing models and methods for high-throughput plant phenotyping.



Novel digital features feature discriminate between drought resistant and drought sensitive rice under controlled and field conditionsDuan, L., Han, J., Guo, Z., Tu, H., Yang, P., Zhang, D., Fan, Y., Chen, G., Xiong, L., Dai, M., Williams, K., Corke, F., Doonan, J. & Yang, W. 2018 In : Frontiers in Plant Science.9, 492
Plasmodium dihydrofolate reductase is a second enzyme target for the antimalarial action of triclosanBilsland, E., van Vliet, L., Williams, K., Feltham, J., Carrasco, M. P., Fotoran, W. L., Cubillos, E. F. G., Wunderlich, G., Grøtli, M., Hollfelder, F., Jackson, V., King, R. D. & Oliver, S. G. 2018 In : Scientific Reports.8, 1038
Improving the nutrient use efficiency of perennial forage species to enhance the sustainability of grassland based agricultureMarshall, A., Collins, R., Williams, K. S., Han, J., Corke, F. & Doonan, J. 2017 In : Aspects of Applied Biology.136, p. 221-2287 p.
Non-destructive, high-content analysis of wheat grain traits using X-ray micro computed tomographyHughes, N., Askew, K. L., Scotson, C. P., Williams, K. S., Sauze, C., Corke, F., Doonan, J. & Nibau, C. 2017 In : Plant Methods.13, 76
Modulation of Brassica napus source-sink physiology through film antitranspirant induced drought tolerance amelioration that is dependent on the stress magnitudeFaralli, M., Grove, I. G., Hare, M. C., Alcalde Barrios, A., Williams, K. S., Corke, F. M. K. & Kettlewell, P. S. 2017 In : Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science.203, 5, p. 360-37213 p.
Canopy application of film antitranspirants over the reproductive phase enhances yield and yield-related physiological traits of water-stressed oilseed rape (Brassica napus)Faralli, M., Grove, I. G., Hare, M. C., Boyle, R., Williams, K. S., Corke, F. & Kettlewell, P. S. 2016 In : Crop and Pasture Science.67, 7, p. 751-7655 p.
Image-based phenotyping to measure plant diversity and performanceDoonan, J., Boyle, R., Han, J., Williams, K. S., Alcalde Barrios, A., Strange, H., Corke, F., Nibau, C., Scotson, C. P., Camargo-Rodriguez, A., Zwiggelaar, R., Sturrock, C. & Mooney, S. 2016
Cheaper faster drug development validated by the repositioning of drugs against neglected tropical diseasesWilliams, K. S., Bilsland, E., Sparkes, A. C., Aubrey, W., Young, M., Soldatova, L. N., de Grave, K., Ramon, J., de Clare, M., Sirawaraporn, W., Oliver, S. G. & King, R. 2015 In : Interface.12, 104, 20141289
Yeast-based automated high-throughput screens to identify anti-parasitic lead compoundsBilsland, E., Sparkes, A. C., Williams, K. S., Moss, H. J., de Clare, M., Pir, P., Rowland, J., Aubrey, W., Pateman, R., Young, M., Carrington, M., King, R. D. & Oliver, S. G. 2013 In : Open Biology.3, 2, 14 p., 120158