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.



Using 'Omic Approaches to Compare Temporal Bacterial Colonization of Lolium perenne, Lotus corniculatus and Trifolium pratense in the RumenElliott, C., Edwards, J., Wilkinson, T., Allison, G., McCaffrey, K., Scott, M., Rees Stevens, P., Kingston-Smith, A. & Huws, S., 2018 , In : Frontiers in Microbiology.9, 2184.
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.
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